It’s Time To rethink Historically Sound Practices

Leila Hoteit: 3 lessons on success from an Arab businesswoman Dr. Leila Hoteit is a partner and managing director at BCG, based in Dubai. She leads the education and human capital development work in the Middle East. Dr. Hoteit’s career spans over 13 years in the management consulting industry. As part of her assignments, Dr. […]

Tech Companies Are Being Forced To Find Cheaper Rents

—Geography: United States —Research Source: CBRE —Date: July 2016 —Findings: 7% growth in major office space leasing in the past five years for hight tech companies. 27.6% rent-to-earnings ratio in LA. It is behind only New York City, at 33.2%, and Long Island, barely higher at 27.7%. 59% growth rate of tech-talent in Oklahoma City with a 12%  rent-to-earnings ratio. […]

Our Way Of Thinking Cannot Be Set In Stone

Julia Galef: Why you think you’re right — even if you’re wrong Julia Galef co-founded the Center for Applied Rationality, a nonprofit organization devoted to helping people improve their reasoning and decision-making, particularly with the aim of addressing global problems. Julia’s background is originally in statistics, and she did social science research at Columbia and […]

Three Talks From Creative Minds To Start Your Week

Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action  Simon Sinek is an author best known for popularizing the concept of “the golden circle” and to “Start With Why”. His process is described as “a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”. We must know why we […]

3 Talks On How Creativity Inspires

Dananjaya Hettiarachchi: How The World Champion Of Public Speaking Prepares For Presentations Dananjaya J. Hettiarachchi is a speaker, trainer and HRD specialist. He is the 2014 World Champion of Public Speaking. Hettiarachchi was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He was educated at S. Thomas’ College, Mt Lavinia and later gained a Bachelor’s degree with a […]

Talks That Every Leader Needs To Hear

Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius Elizabeth Gilbert faced down a premidlife crisis by doing what we all secretly dream of — running off for a year. Her travels through Italy, India and Indonesia resulted in the megabestselling and deeply beloved memoir Eat, Pray, Love, about her process of finding herself by leaving home. She’s […]

Four Talks For Start Your Week On The Right Note

Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation With a trio of influential bestsellers, Dan Pink has changed the way companies view the modern workplace. In the pivotal A Whole New Mind, Pink identifies a sea change in the global workforce — the shift of an information-based corporate culture to a conceptual base, where creativity and big-picture […]

Three Talks To Understanding Decision Making

Kare Anderson: Be an opportunity maker Kare Anderson think and writes about becoming connected (and being quoted). She’s an Emmy-winning former NBC and Wall Street Journal reporter, now columnist for Forbes and Huffington Post. Her diverse set of clients includes Salesforce, Novartis and The Skoll Foundation. She’s a founding board member of Annie’s Homegrown, and […]

Talks That Are Changing Industries

Uri Hasson: This is your brain on communication Rather than purging real-world complexity from his experiments, Uri Hasson and his Princeton lab collaborators use messy, real-life stimuli to study how our brains communicate with other brains. Using fMRI to peer into his subjects’ brain activity, Hasson has discovered that a great storyteller literally causes the […]

Three Talks For Reimagining The Future

Luke DuBois: Insightful human portraits made from data Artist R. Luke DuBois makes unique portraits of presidents, cities, himself and even Britney Spears using data and personality. In this talk, he shares nine projects — from maps of the country built using information taken from millions of dating profiles to a gun that fires a […]