Thinking, Fast and Slow

Description of UBS Video: Public Lecture by Prof. Daniel Kahneman Thinking, Fast and Slow Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Aula, University of Zurich

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Power & Influence

Description of Stanford Business School Video: When people want to make an impression, most think a lot about what they want to say. Stanford Business Professor Deborah Gruenfeld cautions you to think twice about that approach. The factors influencing how people see you are surprising: Words account for 7% of what they take away, while…

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Negotiation: Getting What You Want

Description of Stanford Business School Video: Negotiation is problem solving. The goal is not to get a deal; the goal is to get a good deal. Four steps to achieving a successful negotiation: Assess, Prepare, Ask, Package. Women increase the chance of a success when a proposal is framed in terms of benefits to your…

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Does money make you mean?

Presentation video description from TED: It’s amazing what a rigged game of Monopoly can reveal. In this entertaining but sobering talk, social psychologist Paul Piff shares his research into how people behave when they feel wealthy. (Hint: badly.) But while the problem of inequality is a complex and daunting challenge, there’s good news too. (Filmed…

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The Psychology of Human Misjudgement

Description of Buffett Munger Wisdom Video: Audio of the often referred to speech by Charlie Munger on the psychology of human misjudgement given to an audience at Harvard University circa Jun 1995. Mr. Munger speaks about the framework for decision making and the factors contributing to misjudgements. c. Jun 1, 1995

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Let’s Use Video To Reinvent Education

Education Innovator Salman Khan speaks about Khan Academy and the future of education. From TED: Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects. He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers…

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What we’re Learning from Online Education

Excellent information on the future of higher education and Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs). From TED: “Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free — not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. With Coursera (cofounded by Andrew Ng), each keystroke, quiz,…

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Getting Behind the Perfect Pitch

Michael Skok gets behind the perfect pitch in this Harvard Innovation Lab video: “Pitch often replaces a business plan in today’s VC world. Learn how to put together the perfect pitch that gets your venture the attention and the funding it deserves. Find out what really matters to investors and use those insights to gain…

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Google Campus, London

Exploring this collaborative startup’s success Through collaboration, mentorship, and networking, Google Campus, London is a haven for eager entrepreneurs ready to mold their ideas into tangible products. These seven floors hold cafes, office space, even conference rooms all dedicated to startup success.  The key to these startups’ success stories is collaboration; working alongside other hopeful entrepreneurs…

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Leading Voices in Higher Education

Higher education video description from Dartmouth College: Undergraduate Education for the New Millenium: Starting From Scratch— President of Quest University Canada David Helfand discussed modern problems with higher education and potential solutions on October 1, 2012 in the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth. The founders of Quest University departed from traditional educational models to design a…

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