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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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September 2020

Ben Buchanan with The Hacker and the State: Cyber Attacks and the New Normal of Geopolitics

September 24

Ben Buchanan teaches at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where he is a Senior Faculty Fellow at the Center for Security and Emerging Technology. He is the author of The Cybersecurity Dilemma and a regular contributor to the websites Lawfare and War on the Rocks. He was previously a fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. About The Hacker and the State: Cyber Attacks and the New Normal of Geopolitics  “The best examination I have read of how increasingly dramatic…

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October 2020

Mervyn King with Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers

October 15

Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England, is a professor at New York University and emeritus professor at the London School of Economics. He is the author of Radical Uncertainty and The End of Alchemy, among other books. John Kay is an economist and Fellow of St John’s College and Oxford University as well as the author of many books, including Other People’s Money and The British Tax System (with Mervyn King). About Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers Much economic advice is bogus…

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

October 28

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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