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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.

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.

 

 

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. 

Dare to become subjective!: Edward Harris – Lugen Family Office

Dare to become subjective!: Edward Harris

What role and relevance does religion have in a secular world? Edward (Ted) Harris is a priest, philosopher and author who has spent much time pondering questions like this.

Purpose is the reason you journey. Passion is the fire that lights your way.

What is a meaningful life?

Have the Vision to Imagine it

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives – Jackie Robinson

My wish for you

Gary Kunath: “Mastering Life Balance”

Gary Kunath: “Mastering Life Balance”

 

This presentation centers on elevating employee well being and helping people maximize the joy and contentment in their lives so they can a great home life and a great work life. Recent research shows that 70% of employees today would sacrifice pay increases and promotions for family well being. People are overwhelmed by the complexities of their own lives. Instead of employers recognizing this and bringing humanity back to the business and serving as a source of relief, they often compound the issues by adding more complexity to their peoples’ lives.”