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  • Barry Strauss - Duration: 4 minutes, 49 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Barry Strauss, is the Chair of the Department of History at Cornell University. He is an acclaimed military historian and an award-winning teacher. His work focuses on ancient Greece and Rome and t...
  • Stacey Patton - Duration: 4 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Patton's memoir "That Mean Old Yesterday" recounts the steps that lead her to that moment and beyond. Hailed by Kirkus Reviews as "carefully reasoned and powerfully emotional, striking in its endea...
  • Alton & Carrie Barron: The Cure for Creativity - Duration: 2 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Together they are the co-authors of The Creativity Cure : A Do- It-Yourself Prescription for Happiness, an innovative, highly achievable five-part plan to unleash happiness and alleviate depression...
  • Philip Smith: Walking Through Walls - Duration: 4 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Philip Smith is the former Managing Editor of GQ magazine. As an artist, he is the recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts. His paintings are in the permanent collection of the Whitney Mus...
  • Susan Stiffelman: Parenting without Power Struggles - Duration: 7 minutes, 43 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Susan Stiffelman, MFT, is an internationally respected parent educator, therapist and AOL/ Huffington Post Parent's weekly parenting expert. Susan is known for her down to earth, parent-friendly ad...
  • Andrew Nagorski; European Leadership - Duration: 4 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Andrew Nagorski, who spent more than three decades as a foreign correspondent and editor for Newsweek, is now Vice President and Director of Public Policy for the EastWest Institute, an internation...
  • David Kirkpatrick: The Facebook Effect - Duration: 2 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    or more than 20 years David Kirkpatrick was a writer for Fortune, most recently as the senior editor for internet and technology. He has written numerous cover stories about Microsoft, IBM, Apple, ...
  • A.J. Jacobs: Fear is a bad Motivator - Duration: 6 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Renowned as "the human guinea pig," A.J. Jacobs has outsourced his life to India, read the entire Encyclopedia Britannica in a quest to become the smartest person in the world, and lived modern lif...
  • Walter Isaacson: Early Days - Duration: 5 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Most recently Isaacson published the highly anticipated and only authorized biography -- Steve Jobs. Based on more than 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with m...
  • Lisa Genova: Alzheimers - Duration: 5 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Dr. Lisa Genova is the author of The New York Times best-selling novels Still Alice and Left Neglected. Genova's debut is an undeniably poignant story about a lesser known form of Alzheimer's Disea...
  • Ben Dattner: Credit and Blame - Duration: 3 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Ben Dattner, Ph.D., an organizational psychologist, has helped a wide variety of corporate and non-profit organizations become more successful by developing a better understanding of the impact of ...
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