Stanford University: Building Insights with Bricks and Mortar by James Beshara

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: James Beshara, CEO and co-founder of mobile-crowdfunding platform Tilt, breathes new life into tired cliches, explaining the insights and inspiration they hold for entrepreneurs. Beshara, who has pushed the crowdfunding envelope since 2007, shares his belief in the power of the collective and seeing beyond individual data points…

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Stanford University: The Science and Incentives Behind Solar by Lyndon Rive and Tim Draper

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Lyndon Rive, Co-Founder and CEO of SolarCity, and Tim Draper, founding parter of the venture capital firm DFJ, discuss the clean-energy company’s mission to save the planet while exploring the many aspects of its business, from the science of solar power to the need for better government incentives…

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Stanford University: Accounting for Intuit’s Success by Scott Cook

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Intuit Co-Founder Scott Cook describes how the financial software company went from struggling startup to runaway market leader by staying focused on the customer and iterating and embracing surprises along the way. In a free-form talk guided by audience questions, Cook shares advice on leadership, perseverance and professional…

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Stanford University: Creating Your Own Canvas by Rebecca Lynn

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Rebecca Lynn, partner and founder at Canvas Ventures, shares her unlikely journey from the humble farming town of her childhood to the hotbed of technology innovation, fueled by engineering talent, entrepreneurial drive and solid guidance from mentors. Lynn describes her strategy for investing and observations about the world…

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Neuroplasticity, Memory and Human Potential

UCSF Video Description: Google Tech Talks from Dr. Michael M. Merzenich on Think Faster,Focus Better and Remember More-Rewiring Our Brain To Stay Younger and Smarter about Neuroplasticity, Memory and Human Potential. ABSTRACT Explore the brain’s amazing ability to change throughout a person’s life. This phenomenon—called neuroplasticty—is the science behind brain fitness, and it has been…

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How Your Brain Can Turn Anxiety into Calmness

UCSF Video Description: Physician, author, speaker, researcher, and consultant Martin L. Rossman, MD, discusses how to use the power of the healing mind to reduce stress and anxiety, relieve pain, change lifestyle habits, and live with more wellness.

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The Importance of Emotional Intelligence

Description of Yale School of Management Video: Jeffrey Bewkes YC ’74, chairman and CEO of Time Warner, gives a Leaders Forum lecture Apri 8, 2010, on his career, the importance in fostering a good corporate culture, and how emotional intelligence is as important as intellectual intelligence.

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The Healing Power of Mindfulness

Description of Dartmouth College Video: The Tucker Foundation and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center present Jon Kabat-Zinn,”The Healing Power of Mindfulness” at Dartmouth College.

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The Happy Secret To Better Work

Speech video description from TED: We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. (Filmed at TEDxBloomington.) Shawn Achor is the CEO of Good Think Inc., where he researches and teaches about positive psychology.

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Scientifically Proven Ways To Be Persuasive

University Video Description from UCLA: Noah Goldstein on Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive.

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