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If You Don’t Understand People, You Don’t Understand Business

In this wide-ranging talk, ethnographer and leadership expert Simon Sinek discusses the importance of trust, authenticity, and meaning. Sinek argues that as individuals and companies, everything that we say and do is a symbol of who we are. And it is only when we communicate our beliefs authentically that we can attract others to our cause, and form the bonds …

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Paul Harris Fellow Induction of President Elect Rae Beimer

President Elect Rae Beimer was presented with her Paul Harris Fellow by District Governor Kevin Padilla, Governor Elect Ray Sanford, and District Rotary Foundation Chair PDG Roger McGonegal. The presentation of Paul Harris Fellow recognition is The Rotary Foundation’s way of expressing its appreciation for a substantial contribution to its many programs.  It is named for our founder, Paul Harris, …

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The Unexpected Beauty of Everyday Sounds

Using examples from birdsong, the natural lilt of emphatic language and even a cooking pan lid, singer-songwriter and TED Fellow Meklit Hadero shows how the everyday soundscape, even silence, makes music. “The world is alive with musical expression,” she says. “We are already immersed.”

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How to Stay Calm When You Know You’ll Be Stressed

You’re not at your best when you’re stressed. In fact, your brain has evolved over millennia to release cortisol in stressful situations, inhibiting rational, logical thinking but potentially helping you survive, say, being attacked by a lion. Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin thinks there’s a way to avoid making critical mistakes in stressful situations, when your thinking becomes clouded — the pre-mortem. …

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Learn How to Advertise on Facebook In Just a Few Minutes

Facebook advertising can appear to be complicated and expensive. However, in this quick video, you’ll learn that is far from the case.  Watch as Nick walks you through exactly how to set up your first campaign on screen using Facebook‘s ad platform. This includes, how to set your target audience, how to set your bid, and tips on making your …

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Assembling the Largest Human Puzzle at Terminal Velocity

Witness a new word record. Getting 164 people to interlock in a complex formation at 13,000 feet in the air. Add the fact that everyone is falling at terminal velocity, and they have less than 80 seconds to do it. Rook jumped out of his first plane at the age of 4. Since then, he’s accomplished more than 20,000 jumps, …

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