Innovation | July 31, 2015
Motivation by Inspiration: Doreen Lorenzo on Empathetic Leadership
— Traditional wisdom relates business success with a dog-eat-dog, take-no-prisoners style of leadership. But in “Leading, the Inside Game,” leadership speaker Doreen Lorenzo makes a compelling case for soft skills—empathy, humour, and patience—as "the very things that could turn an average leader into a true...
Digital and Social Media | July 30, 2015
Internet of Things Expert David Rose Talks Enchantment in The Guardian
— In an interview with The Guardian, David Rose—preeminent speaker on the Internet of Things—claims that our interactions with technology are “undergoing a giant shift.” This change is being fueled by a very basic human desire for wonder and enchantment—and could mean the end of the smartphone...
Science | July 28, 2015
Surprising Truths About Human Behavior: Eric Klinenberg Talks to Fast Company
— Renowned NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg recently spoke with Fast Company about Modern Romance—his #3 New York Times bestseller and hilarious collaboration with Aziz Ansari. The book studies human behavior in the age of online dating, touching on the new and varied ways people communicate...
Diversity | July 28, 2015
Heart of the Conversation: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me Is a #1 NYT Bestseller
— Ta-Nehisi Coates’s revelatory memoir on institutional racism, Between the World and Me has debuted on The New York Times Bestsellers List at #1. “It is the book everyone is talking about right now,” says The New Yorker’s David Remnick, “and for good reason.” With its fingers on...
Science | July 21, 2015
Changing the World With Science: Scott Barry Kaufman, Nina Tandon, Hugh Herr
— "Scientists who ask the right questions at the right time can make history and change the world," writes Business Insider. The publication has complied a new list of 50 groundbreaking scientists who are changing the way we see the world, from human happiness, evolutionary biology, neutrino physics, biotechnology, archeology, and more....
Diversity | July 14, 2015
An Instant Classic, Even Sooner: Ta-Nehisi Coates's New Book on Race Gets Bumped Up
— Demand for Ta-Nehisi Coates's new book is so great that the publisher, in a rare move, pushed up its release date. Between the World and Me—a slim but powerful book on race and America—hit bookstores today, two months sooner than planned. A surge in interest, the timely topic, and a confluence of other factors, including praise from John Legend, New Yorker editor David Remnick, and Nobel Laureate Toni...
Ta-Nehisi Coates reads from his new work, Between the World and Me—a slim but powerful book on race and America.