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Let's Get Uncomfortable

Gabby Aossey | Posted 05.20.2016 | College
Gabby Aossey

We have all been given the advice to never discuss politics or religion at family gatherings; apparently it will lead to fights and hard feelings. But why does this have to happen? Why is it so tough to voice our possibly controversial opinions and to listen to others that probably disagree?

Discussing Major, Social Issues? Here, Let Me Disprove Them with My Individual Anecdotes

Abby Rosmarin | Posted 02.09.2017 | Comedy
Abby Rosmarin

Oh hey there -- couldn't help but notice that you were discussing a macro issue, one that affects an entire community, country, perhaps the world at large.  An incredibly deep-seated, systemic problem that requires a considerable amount of thought, research, and open-minded understanding.

'A Book Club? You Must be Kidding.'

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.10.2014 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

As an author of psychological suspense thrillers, I've been invited to several book clubs to talk about my novels. It's a very engaging kind of contact with readers and is unlike speaking at libraries, being on a panel of authors or talking to members of an organization.

Why Every Technology Executive Should Spend (at Least) a Week a Quarter in Asia

Mark Read | Posted 03.28.2014 | Business
Mark Read

It's too easy when you spend your time shuttling between London, New York and San Francisco to forget that there's a whole other world out there. A wo...

All Great Things Need the Combination of Dust and Magic

Mike Smollan | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business
Mike Smollan

Dust being the grind work and magic, well, magic being the power of unhindered creativity. We need both if only to remind us the importance of the other.

The Power of Un-structured Wisdom

Ken Hong | Posted 05.28.2014 | Media
Ken Hong

Instead of politely waiting for you to finish your speech as a normal presentation, the Streamers would actively ask questions, throw in different opi...

7 Ways to Run Meetings That Don't Waste Your Time

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.20.2015 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

Which kind of meetings does your company have? Here are some strategies to fend off the more pernicious elements of contemporary meeting mania.