135 Views · 1 year ago
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.
84 Views · 1 year ago
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.
80 Views · 1 year ago
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.
46 Views · 12 months ago
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.
44 Views · 1 year ago
At this very second, you are on a narrow ledge between life and death. You probably don’t feel it, but there is an incredible amount of activity going on inside you. And this activity can never stop.
Somewhat unsettlingly, the universe wants you to reach the top. How do you avoid that and why are you alive?
41 Views · 1 year ago
A simple and clear explanation of all the important features of quantum physics that you need to know. The video explains the quantum wavefunction, particle-wave duality, the measurement problem, the double-slit experiment, superposition, entanglement, quantum tunneling, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, and energy quantisation.
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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.