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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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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?
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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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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].
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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.