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April 2020

Ozan Varol with Think Like a Rocket Scientist: Simple Strategies You Can Use to Make Giant Leaps in Work and Life

April 20

Ozan Varol is a rocket scientist turned award-winning professor, author, and podcast host. A native of Istanbul, Turkey, he moved to America to major in astrophysics at Cornell University, then served on the operations team for the 2003 Mars Exploration Rovers project. Varol later became a law professor at Lewis & Clark University and wrote The Democratic Coup d'Etat, published by Oxford University Press. Varol's articles have appeared in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, BBC, TIME, CNN, Washington Post, Slate, and Foreign Policy.…

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Tom Rath with Life’s Great Question: Discover How You Contribute To The World

April 27

Tom Rath is an author and researcher who has spent the past two decades studying how work can improve human health and well-being. He has two books slated for publication in 2020, Life's Great Question: Discover How You Best Contribute to the World and It's Not About You: A Brief Guide to a Meaningful Life, published in partnership with Amazon Original Stories. In total, Tom's 10 books have sold more than 10 million copies and made hundreds of appearances on global bestseller…

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May 2020

Rebecca Henderson with Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire — Programs with a Purpose

This is a free, public event. Register Here  Rebecca Henderson is the McArthur University Professor at Harvard University (the highest honor that can be awarded to a faculty member), where she teaches the acclaimed course "Reimagining Capitalism." Henderson spent the first twenty-one years of her career at MIT's Sloan School where she was "teacher of the year" and where her research focused on the economics of innovation and on the question of how large organizations can reinvent themselves. Inducted in to…

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Alberto Cairo with How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information

Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami (UM), and director of the visualization program of UM's Center for Computational Science. He teaches courses on visualization and infographics for effective communication. He also works as an independent data visualization consultant for companies such as Google and Microsoft. Cairo's latest book is How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information, published by W.W. Norton in October 2019. Previous books include The Functional Art: an Introduction…

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Alberto Cairo with How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information

May 8

Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami (UM), and director of the visualization program of UM's Center for Computational Science. He teaches courses on visualization and infographics for effective communication. He also works as an independent data visualization consultant for companies such as Google and Microsoft. Cairo's latest book is How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information, published by W.W. Norton in October 2019. Previous books include The Functional Art: an Introduction…

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June 2020

Laura Huang with Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage

June 11

Laura Huang is an associate professor at Harvard Business School; previously, she was an assistant professor at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Her research has been featured in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, and Nature. Her research has won awards including a 2016 Kauffman Foundation Fellowship; Huang was named one of the 40 Best Business School Professors Under the Age of 40 by Poets & Quants. Her speaking and consulting clients include Google, Uber, BlackRock, Keystone,…

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Amy Jen Su with The Leader You Want to Be: Five Essential Principles for Bringing Out Your Best Self–Every Day

June 18

For almost two decades, Amy Jen Su has worked with CEOs, executives, and rising stars in organizations to sustain and scale their “highest and best” as they lead organizational change and transformation. A seasoned coach for industries such as biotechnology, private equity, software, technology, and media, Amy understands the excitement and challenges of fast-paced businesses out to make a difference in the world. Her new book The Leader You Want to Be: Five Essential Principles to Bringing Out Your Best Self – Every Day with HBR Press will be out…

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July 2020

Jennifer B. Kahnweiler with Creating Introvert-Friendly Workplaces: How to Unleash Everyone’s Talent and Performance

July 28

Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, PhD, is an author, certified speaking professional, and one of the top global leadership speakers on introverts. She is hailed as a "champion for introverts." Her bestselling books, The Introverted Leader, Quiet Influence, and The Genius of Opposites, have been translated into seventeen languages. Kahnweiler helps organizations harness the power of introverts. She has been a learning and development professional and leadership speaker at leading organizations like Merck, NASA, Bosch, the American Chemical Society, Freddie Mac, the US Centers…

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Jennifer B. Kahnweiler with Creating Introvert-Friendly Workplaces: How to Unleash Everyone’s Talent and Performance

July 30

Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, PhD, is an author, certified speaking professional, and one of the top global leadership speakers on introverts. She is hailed as a "champion for introverts." Her bestselling books, The Introverted Leader, Quiet Influence, and The Genius of Opposites, have been translated into seventeen languages. Kahnweiler helps organizations harness the power of introverts. She has been a learning and development professional and leadership speaker at leading organizations like Merck, NASA, Bosch, the American Chemical Society, Freddie Mac, the US Centers…

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September 2020

Mori Taheripour with Bring Yourself: How to Harness the Power of Connection to Negotiate Fearlessly

September 16

Mori Taheripour is a faculty member in the Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches Negotiations and Dispute Resolution at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels. Repeatedly recognized for her outstanding abilities as a faculty member, Taheripour is a five-time recipient of awards for excellence in teaching. She also co-founded the Wharton Sports Business Initiative (WSBI), a partnership among top business leaders, faculty, and students that generates and disseminates knowledge about…

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