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In this talk, Bill Roche shares stories of students that have created their own real business ventures with PowerPlay Young Entrepreneurs. He illustrates the power of enabling students to take charge of their learning with freedom to make mistakes, and challenging them to actively develop entrepreneurial skills.
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For as long as we've had language, some people have tried to control it. And some of the most frequent targets of this communication regulation are the ums, ers, and likes that pepper our conversations. These linguistic fillers occur roughly 2 to 3 times per minute in natural speech. So are ums and uhs just a habit we can't break? Or is there more to them? Lorenzo García-Amaya investigates.
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Pulling from personal experience as a professor at the IU Kelley School of Business as well as her time working with Coach Bob Knight, Ann Bastianelli explains that marketing principles of big brand companies are applicable to building one’s personal brand. Ms. Bastianelli asks us to consider how we are unique and what we have to offer to every opportunity that is waiting for us in the future!
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Desiderata, which means “things that are desired,” was written by Max Ehrmann .
Max Ehrmann was an American attorney and poet who often wrote on spiritual themes. During his life, he contributed great thoughts to our literary lexicons, blending the magic of words and wisdom with his worthy observations.
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A straightforward explanation of Climate Change: the heat from human emissions is roughly equal to exploding 400,000 Hiroshima atomic bombs every day. Historically, every time carbon dioxide levels increase in Earth's atmosphere, the average surface temperature increases, ice melts, and the seas rise.
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The theme of his talk is "How to start your own business without investors?". Nicholas answers the question by giving tips based on his personal experience. Nicholas Hänny is the co-founder and CEO of NIKIN, a sustainable clothing brand from Switzerland that plants one tree for each product sold. NIKIN has been in the top 3 of the Swiss Economic Award 2019 and won the “Swiss Brand of the Year” Award for best cost-benefit ratio in the Swiss clothing industry. With NIKIN, Nicholas is responsible for already 500’000 trees planted. He has also been elected “Aargauer of the Year 2019”. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
How do you get what you want, using just your words? Aristotle set out to answer exactly that question over two thousand years ago with a treatise on rhetoric. Camille A. Langston describes the fundamentals of deliberative rhetoric and shares some tips for appealing to an audience's ethos, logos, and pathos in your next speech. [Directed by Hector Herrera, narrated by Addison Anderson].
Computer science is the subject that studies what computers can do and investigates the best ways you can solve the problems of the world with them. It is a huge field overlapping pure mathematics, engineering and many other scientific disciplines. This video summarises as much of the subject and show how the areas are related to each other.
As part of a series on analyzing English literature (and writing a quality essay), we look at Marxist literary theory. This video explains the relationship between the base and the superstructure and explores how later Marxist literary critics such as Raymond Williams adapted Marx's ideas to help with literary interpretation.
In 2013, a treasure trove of unusual fossils were uncovered in a cave in South Africa, and researchers soon realized: these were the remains of a new species of ancient humans. Paleoanthropologist Juliet Brophy takes us inside the discovery of Homo naledi, explaining how this mysterious ancestor is forcing us to rethink where we come from -- and what it means to be human.