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Predicting the unexpected | Marshall Thurber

Predicting the unexpected | Marshall Thurber

 

Does a bumblebee know its purpose? Marshall Thurber, protege of Buckminster Fuller and W. Edwards Demming, suggests there is something bigger in front of us that we just don’t see.
 
Today, thousands worldwide actively use ‘Thurber Techniques’ in their daily lives. Marshall Thurber has proven his methods as a successful attorney, real estate developer, inventor, author, and visionary. He strives every day to maintain his reputation for being powerfully effective, fun, memorable, and cutting edge.
 
Marshall is an influencer whose knowledge deeply seeded the Burklyn Business School in Vermont. Founded in the late 1970s, it was designed to teach global principles of cooperation and the human potential movement learned from legendary futurist Dr. R. Buckminster Fuller.
 
Polishing off his career learning curve, Marshall founded a highly successful real estate firm with two partners in California. He continues to practice what he teaches and on October 10, he will teach what he practices on TEDxMelbourne’s stage.

What Would You Die For? | Brad McLain

What Would You Die For? | Brad McLain

 

This talk looks at the nature and impact of extraordinary experiences, especially how such experiences may change our sense of self or identity.

 

Brad is a social science research professor at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Center for STEM Learning and is co-director of The Experiential Science Education Research Collaborative. Dr. McLain is an accomplished filmmaker originally from Norfolk, Nebraska, and he attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln for part of his undergraduate education. He is a member of the board of directors for the JGI, Jane Goodall institute.

Consciousness is a Mathematical Pattern – Max Tegmark

Consciousness is a Mathematical Pattern: Max Tegmark

 

As a physicist, Max Tegmark sees people as “food, rearranged.” That makes his answer to complicated questions like “What is consciousness?” simple: It’s just math. Why? Because it’s the patterns, not the particles, that matter. 

Oprah Winfrey: Take Care of Yourself

Oprah Winfrey: Take Care of Yourself

 

Oprah Winfrey talks about the importance of taking care of yourself. She spoke at Stanford Graduate School of Business’ View From The Top speaker series on April 16, 2014.

 

 

Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN, Inc: Culture Trumps Strategy

Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN, Inc: Culture Trumps Strategy

 

“You can’t have a sustainable organization unless you have an incredibly engaged culture,” shared CEO of HSN, Inc. Mindy Grossman in her Stanford GSB View From The Top talk. Grossman also emphasized the importance of self-awareness in achieving personal and professional success.

 

Show me the data: Becoming an expert in yourself – Talithia Williams

Show me the data: Becoming an expert in yourself – Talithia Williams

 

Dr. Williams’ Talk will explore how each of us can begin to collect data about ourselves that can provide insight into our personal health.

 

Living Life Inside Out: Eliza Williams

Living Life Inside Out: Eliza Williams

 

 

Cortney Warren: Honest Liars: The Psychology of Self-Deception

Cortney Warren: Honest Liars: The Psychology of Self-Deception

 

By providing content, resources, and connections, Dr. Cortney Warren’s goal is to support anyone who is brave enough to live a more conscious life. For when we are honest about who we really are, we have the opportunity to change.

 

David Brooks: Should you live for your résumé … or your eulogy?

David Brooks: Should you live for your résumé … or your eulogy?

 

Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love — the values that make for a great eulogy. Can we balance these two selves? Perhaps, once we know them both. 

Be yourself, no matter what: Sigal Brier – Lugen Family Office

Be yourself, no matter what they say: Sigal Brier

 

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