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Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson

Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I have spent my entire life either at the schoolhouse, on the way to the schoolhouse, or talking about what happens in the schoolhouse. (Laughter) Both my parents were educators, my maternal grandparents were Read more…


What makes us feel good about our work? | Dan Ariely

What makes us feel good about our work? | Dan Ariely

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast I want to talk a little bit today about labor and work. When we think about how people work, the naive intuition we have is that people are like rats in a maze — Read more…


Why 30 is not the new 20 | Meg Jay

Why 30 is not the new 20 | Meg Jay

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast When I was in my 20s, I saw my very first psychotherapy client. I was a Ph.D. student in clinical psychology at Berkeley. She was a 26-year-old woman named Alex. Now Alex walked into Read more…


Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career

Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career

Translator: Thu-Huong Ha Reviewer: Morton Bast I want to discuss with you this afternoon why you’re going to fail to have a great career. (Laughter) I’m an economist. I do dismal. End of the day, it’s ready for dismal remarks. Read more…


A 12-year-old app developer | Thomas Suarez

A 12-year-old app developer | Thomas Suarez

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Thu-Huong Ha I’ve always had a fascination for computers and technology, and I made a few apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. I’d like to share a couple with you today. My first app Read more…


Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me) | Mary Maker

Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me) | Mary Maker

We do not choose where to be born. We do not choose who our parents are. But we do choose how we are going to live our lives. I did not choose to be born in South Sudan, a country Read more…


The career advice you probably didn’t get | Susan Colantuono

The career advice you probably didn’t get | Susan Colantuono

Women represent 50 percent of middle management and professional positions, but the percentages of women at the top of organizations represent not even a third of that number. So some people hear that statistic and they ask, why do we Read more…


The human skills we need in an unpredictable world | Margaret Heffernan

The human skills we need in an unpredictable world | Margaret Heffernan

Recently, the leadership team of an American supermarket chain decided that their business needed to get a lot more efficient. So they embraced their digital transformation with zeal. Out went the teams supervising meat, veg, bakery, and in came an Read more…


How to escape education’s death valley | Sir Ken Robinson

How to escape education’s death valley | Sir Ken Robinson

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Thank you very much. I moved to America 12 years ago with my wife Terry and our two kids. Actually, truthfully, we moved to Los Angeles — (Laughter) thinking we were moving to America, Read more…


Daphne Koller: What we’re learning from online education

Daphne Koller: What we’re learning from online education

Translator: Morton Bast Reviewer: Thu-Huong Ha Like many of you, I’m one of the lucky people. I was born to a family where education was pervasive. I’m a third-generation PhD, a daughter of two academics. In my childhood, I played Read more…