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Why Pop Culture?: Alexandre O. Philippe

Why Pop Culture?: Alexandre O. Philippe

What is the role popular culture plays in expressing our values of community? Take a fresh look at the icons that our collective consciousness brings to the surface and the rituals that celebrate them with this entertaining documentary filmmaker.


The leadership revolution and why gamers should lead it: Erwin van der Koogh

The leadership revolution and why gamers should lead it: Erwin van der Koogh

Erwin van der Koogh believes we live in a time of turmoil not seen since the Industrial Revolution.
To survive, let alone thrive, in this new world we need to radically rethink leadership. A leadership not just for CEOs, but for everyone.


Bill Gates On His New Idea: Catalytic Giving

Bill Gates On His New Idea: Catalytic Giving


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ROME Rise and fall of an empire

ROME: Rise and fall of an empire – Part 1/14

Episode I: First barbarian war

“Rome: Rise and fall of an empire” is a 2006 BBC documentary about the rise and fall of the great Roman Empire. In this series they provide us the means to understand how one of the greatest empires that ever existed took shape, how they conquered almost the entire known world at that time and what led to its destruction.

This video is for educational purpose only!

Part 2/14

Episode II: Spartacus

Part 3/14

Episode III: Julius Caesar

Part 4/14

Episode IV: The forest of death

Part 5/14

Episode V: The Invasion of Britain

Part 6/14

Episode VI: Dacian Wars

Part 7/14

Episode VII: Rebellion and Betrayal

Part 8/14

Episode VIII: Wrath of the Gods

Part 9/14

Episode IX: The Soldier’s Emperor

Part 10/14

Episode X: Constantine the Great

Part 11/14

Episode XI: The Barbarian General

Part 12/14

Episode XII: The Puppet Master

Part 13/14

Episode XIII: The last emperor

Part 14/14

BONUS – Episode XIV: Modern Marvels Barbarian Battle Tech


Confidence Quotes

Confidence Quotes

“Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.”
Theodore Roosevelt 26th U.S. President (1858-1919)

“As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you – the first time around.”
Oprah Winfrey American Television Host, Publisher (born 1954)

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because in the end those who matter don’t mind and those who mind don’t matter.”
Theodor Seuss Geisel Writer, Cartoonist, Animator (1904-1991)

“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”
Dr. Benjamin McLane Spock Pediatrician, Educator, Writer (1903-1998)

“The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.”
François Duc De La Rochefoucauld Writer, Moralist (1613-1680)


How to come up with the extra ounce of power – Muhammad Ali

How to come up with the extra ounce of power – Muhammad Ali

How to come up with the extra ounce of power - Muhammad Ali


Character Quotes

Character Quotes

“I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself- that is the best combination.”
Dame Judy Dench Actress (born 1934)

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”
Helen Keller Author, Lecturer, Activist (1880-1968)

“Happiness is not in our circumstances, but in ourselves. It is not something we see, like a rainbow, or feel, like the heat of the fire. Happiness is something we are.” 
John B. Sheerin

“Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.”
Marcus Aurelius Roman Emperor, Stoic Philosopher (121-180)

“What lies behind us, and what lies before us are but tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist (1803-1882)



Believe Quotes

Believe Quotes

“Believe that you have it, and you have it. “
Latin Proverb

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.”
Anatole France Critic, Writer (1844-1924)

“You were meant to be here. This is your time.”
Herbert “Herb” P. Brooks, Jr. American Ice Hockey Coach (1937-2003)

“Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life because you become what you believe.”
Oprah Winfrey American Television Host, Publisher (born 1954)

“Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”
Benjamin Disraeli Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom (1804-1881)

“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.”
Sam Walton (1918-1992)

To succeed, we must first believe that we can.”
Michael Korda Author, Editor (born 1933)

“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I might have.” 

Abraham Lincoln 16th U.S. President (1809-1865)

“Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Philosopher, Scientist, Author (1749-1832)

“No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.”
Edwin Hubbel Chapin Universalist Minister, Author (1814-1880)


Appreciation Quotes

Appreciation Quotes

“We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.”
Marian Wright Edelman Activist, President And Founder Of Children’s Defense Fund (born 1939)

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. “
Michelangelo Sculptor, Painter, Architect (1475-1564)

“To me, sadness is great! Without it we could not appriciate true happiness.”
Kaitlyn Cox (born 1994)

“Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves. “
Henry Ward Beecher Clergyman, Social Reformer (1813-1887)

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.”
The 14th Dalai Lama (born 1935)


Achievement Quotes

Achievement Quotes

“There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.”
Henry Ford Founder Of Ford Motor Company (1863-1947)

“You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes rise to the stars. With it, there is accomplishment. Without it there are only alibis.” 
Henry Ford Founder Of Ford Motor Company (1863-1947)

The height of your accomplishments will equal the depth of your convictions.”
Willam F. Scolavino

“If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time – a tremendous whack.”
Sir Winston Churchill British Statesman, Prime Minister, Author, Nobel Prize Winner (1874-1965)

“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”
Napoleon Hill Motivational Author (1883-1970)