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Unmasking Misinformation | Chris Coward | TEDxSnoIsleLibraries

To make sense of the information streaming to and at us through media and social-media, we need to be able to detect and identify misinformation, misleading information, and disinformation. This talk shares key tools and practices we can learn that can help us navigate what can seem like a minefield of misinformation, so we can […]

Luck as a Strategy | Eran Davidson | TEDxShenkarCollege

In this candid talk, Eran presents the pros and cons of investing in venture capital funds, the role of luck, and the minimalist role than venture capitalists should play in steering start-ups towards success. Eran Davidson is a seasoned venture capitalist, founder of the first Venture Debt fund in Germany. This talk was given at […]

The Recording of My Life | Steven Max Stern | TEDxShenkarCollege

Steven’s refusal to give in to Stage 4 lung cancer prompted him to travel the oceans in pursuit of a singular dream: to record one of his songs with his favorite band, the Wailers. Steven Max Stern worked in high tech and software development until he received a diagnosis of having stage 4 lung cancer. […]

It’s Time for Companies to Pay Employees On-Demand – SPONSOR CONTENT FROM CERIDIAN

By David Ossip, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ceridian Many Americans – regardless of income level, employment type, race, gender, age, or geography – are living paycheck to paycheck. Currently, the overwhelming majority of employers pay their employees in arrears. This means that employers hold on to employees’ earned wages for up to two […]

How to (Actually) Change Someone’s Mind

Executive Summary Much of leadership boils down to turning adversaries into allies. In this piece, the authors discuss three persuasion strategies leaders can employ when faced with a disagreement in the workplace: the Cognitive Conversation, which is best for convincing colleagues focused on the rational reasons behind a decision, the Champion Conversation, which is best […]