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Why to Differentiate Friends From Acquaintances – Simon Sinek

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In Chapter 19 of 20 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, author and leadership expert Simon Sinek shares the importance of differentiating friends from acquaintances. Sinek compares acqua...

Faith Popcorn ideaCity10

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Faith Popcorn is here to talk about what's next, and to make sure we know that the future starts right now. The "world's most famous trend-spotter" also discusses consumer behaviour, the importance of intuition, brand...

Mario Savio Memorial Lecture: Robert Reich on Class Warfare in America

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The 15th annual Mario Savio Memorial Lecture & Young Activist Award will present Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley, speaking on Class Warfare...

Aaron Patzer: Saving’s Biggest Enemy: Food

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Aaron Patzer, founder of money managing site Mint.com, thinks our culture suffers from an addiction that forces us to buy.

Michael Specter: The danger of science denial

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Vaccine-autism claims, "Frankenfood" bans, the herbal cure craze: All point to the public's growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns the trend spells disaster fo...

Authors@Google: Marlee Matlin

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Marlee Matlin, Academy Award winning actress, author and celebrity spokesperson for captioning on the web, talks about her autobiography, "I'll Scream Later," accessibility issues facing the deaf and hard of hearing, ...

Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

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Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how "power posing" -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don't feel confident --...

Noam Chomsky: An Uninformed Electorate Votes Against Its Best Interests.

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Noam Chomsky explains how public opinion and political policy differ and why often undecided voters vote for policies that are opposite public opinion.

Panel Discussion: Dawkins, Tyson, Druyan, Stenger, Grothe

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The panel discusses atheism versus science, science education, the nature of science, various strategies for advancing society in society, threats to science education including religion and popular culture, racism an...

How Female Investment Banker Confronts Stereotyping – Nina Godiwalla

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In Chapter 5 of 14, "Suits: A Woman on Wall Street" author Nina Godiwalla finds herself a fish out of water in New York City upon graduating college. Coming from Texas, public schools, and Parsi education into Wall St...

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