Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Leadership video description from TED: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite. As the COO at the helm of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg juggles the tasks of monetizing the…

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The 3 A’s Of Awesome

Lecture video description from TED: Neil Pasricha’s blog 1000 Awesome Things savors life’s simple pleasures, from free refills to clean sheets. In this heartfelt talk, he reveals the 3 secrets (all starting with A) to leading a life that’s truly awesome. (Filmed at TEDxToronto.) Neil Pasricha uses the power of blogging to spread a little…

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Smart Failure For A Fast-Changing World

Leadership video description from TED: The world is changing much more rapidly than most people realize, says business educator Eddie Obeng — and creative output cannot keep up. In this spirited talk, he highlights three important changes we should understand for better productivity, and calls for a stronger culture of “smart failure.” Our environment changes…

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Leadership Skills And Style For A Global Technology And Engineering Services Organization

University Video Description from UCLA: Chuck Harrington, Chairman and CEO, Parsons Corporation.

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Moving Forward To Perfection

University Video Description from UM: President Mary Sue Coleman launches new initiatives to elevate U-M’s academic excellence and impact as it approaches its bicentennial in 2017.

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Building Social Business

Georgia Institute of Technology Video Description: The IMPACT Speaker Series, presented by the College of Management and the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship from Thursday, August 26: Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank were awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize in equal parts for their efforts to create economic and social development from below through a…

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Magician Leadership

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Magic experience designer Ferdinando Buscema brings an engineer’s background and a performer’s flair to this call to all entrepreneurs to think like a magician to achieve the impossible. Drawing from a rich variety of sources including psychology, the arts, and magic performance, Buscema illustrates a new leadership archetype for the…

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Five Trends Reshaping the Global Economy

Description of Stanford Business School Video: Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company, highlights the five trends he sees reshaping the global economy: 1. The Great Rebalancing 2. The Productivity Imperative 3. The Global Grid 4. Pricing the Planet 5. and the Market State He concludes his presentation with a discussion about the implications…

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Ideas & Technology Can Change the World

Description of Stanford Business School Video: Jack Ma, the founder of China’s most profitable e-commerce company Alibaba Group, made his last public speech at Stanford University on May 4th, 2013 before stepping down as CEO. In his talk, Ma discussed why embracing change is critical for global leaders managing the fast turnover of technology. The…

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Advancing Women: Challenges and Solutions

Description of Harvard Business School Video: Cathy Benko (MBA 1989), Vice Chairman, Deloitte LLP Ilene H. Lang (MBA 1973), President and CEO, Catalyst Laura Liswood (MBA 1976), Secretary General, Council of Women World Leaders Pamela Thomas-Graham (MBA 1988), Chief Talent, Branding & Communications Officer, Crédit Suisse AG Our panelists bring deeply informed viewpoints on the…

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