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speaker news | Jun 29th, 2022

Deep Focus in a World of Distraction: Johann Hari's Book Named Amazon’s Best Science Book of 2022 So Far

"Stolen Focus,” Johann’s bestselling investigation into why we can’t pay attention, reveals that the world around us is designed to keep us from concentrating—but we can still reclaim our minds.

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speaker news | Jun 27th, 2022

A Love Letter to Young Black Dreamers: A Sneak Peek at Angie Thomas’s On the Come Up Film Adaptation

This film is based on Angie’s #1 New York Times bestseller, which follows a remarkable teenager trying to make it big as a rapper even though the odds are stacked against her. Kirkus called the book a “musical love letter” and an “honest and unflinching story of toil, tears, and triumph.”

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speaker news | Jun 22nd, 2022

40 Years Capturing Our Impact On The Planet: Acclaimed Photographer Edward Burtynsky’s New Project

Enveloped by 30-foot screens and an original soundtrack, audiences will journey through images and film from throughout Edward’s 40-year career. “In the Wake of Progress” premieres indoors this weekend, challenging us to have a conversation about our legacy and future on Earth.

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speaker news | Jun 13th, 2022

Use Your Personal Story For Radical Creativity: Nike's Former Chief Marketing Officer Greg Hoffman

On the podcast Diary of a CEO, Greg showed how harnessing your personal story provokes inspiration in your company.

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