Celeste Headlee: 10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation
In a vastly divided society, Headlee shares 10 useful guidelines for having better conversations in a predominately electronic society, how to talk, even better, how to listen.
Regina Hartley: Why the best hire might not have the perfect resume
Hartley knows from experience that adversity creates character. Silver Spoon’s have the education and background that may lack grit and gumption vs. Scrapper’s who have fought tooth and nail to achieve the same level with a less illustrious education.
Amy Cuddy: Your body language may shape who you are
As a social psychologist, Cuddy reveals that posture can influence the perceptions of those around us. Power poses and stances can also create an emotional feeling that may have an immediate impact when entering a situation that makes you feel weak and vulnerable.
Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of success
When we only know who we are by what we do, de Botton, helps us examine ourselves through the snobbery and find pleasure in what we do again.
Misha Glenny: Hire the hackers!
Although cybersecurity is one of the largest investments a company can make, instead of blocking hackers, Glenny suggests we shift perspective and hire them or at the very least appreciate them for their brilliance.
Pellegrino Riccardi: Cross cultural communication
Riccardi works with his audience to adjust personal perceptions and projections and better understand how different cultures can successfully coexist within the realms of accepted and familiar.
Morgana Bailey: The danger of hiding who you are
Bailey talks about the need for acceptance and the difficulties in hiding who you are in an effort to conform within society. She encourages listeners to utter their truth aloud, break the paralyzation of their silence and live longer by speaking their truth.
Helen Turnbull: Inclusion, exclusion, illusion and collusion
Dr. Turnbull works as a diversity consultant advising clients and public speaking audiences to open their eyes to personal human experiences and educates how behaviors create illusions of inclusion when in reality they are exclusions.