Culture Feasts on Innovation

Want to create a work environment that constantly produces innovation? Reuven Gorsht of SAP has created a presentation that will allow you to harness the creativity and potential of your employees. The main argument that Gorsht presents it that “you can have the best talent, best ideas, best processes, abundance of cash. But if your…

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Entrepreneurs Anonymous

London’s rising borough of Shoreditch created an atmosphere of startups and technology advances. Professionals from Finance and Technology work amongst Developers and Event Directors in hopes of creating new and great things. Entrepreneurs Anonymous is a weekly meeting of these individuals. Each participant presents a current dilemma or potential professional hiccup which is then discussed…

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The Power of Vulnerability

Presentation video description from TED: Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share. (Filmed at TEDxHouston.) Brené…

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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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Inside the Case Method: The Entrepreneurial Manager

Description of Harvard Business School Video: There are special moments that pull everything we have learned into focus. When theory, practice, experience and talent all come to one sharp point — a decision that shapes a definitive course of action. When it’s no longer an issue of what can be done, but of what you…

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How Innovative Non-Profits Go Beyond The Dollar

Description of Chicago Booth School of Business Video: A growing number of Chicago Booth students and alumni are founding and managing innovative social enterprises — both for-profit and non-profit. In this session, alumni and current student social entrepreneurs discuss their ventures and the challenges and opportunities they face in the evolving environment for social sector…

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