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A New Era: The New President and the World

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Ron Suskind, Journalist; Author, The Way of the World and The One-Percent Doctrine
Jeff Clarke, President and CEO, Northern California Public Broadcasting, Inc.- Moderator Read more »

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Helpful Key Themes of Best Business Books

Jack Covert, Executive, 800-CEO-READ; Co-author, The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

Todd Sattersen, Executive, 800-CEO-READ; Co-author, The 100 Best Business Books of All Time Read more »

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Dating After 40

Carol Queen, Sex Educator, Good Vibes
Jerusha Stewart, Author, The Single Girl's Manifesta; Online Singles Columnist 
Sierra Faith, Professional Dating Coach Read more »

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Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Simple Pictures

Dan Roam, President, Digital Roam, Inc.; Author, The Back of the Napkin

Roam urges us to think with our eyes and tackle tough business problems in a whole new way – even if we draw like a second-grader. He introduces powerful techniques from his “visual thinking” toolbox and demonstrates how people in diverse organizational settings can discover, develop and share their best ideas with a simple drawing on a basic napkin. Read more »

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The Enigma of Arrival: Modern India and Anglophone Literature

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Saikat Majumdar, Stanford University Professor Read more »

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The Darwin Awards

Wendy Northcutt, Author, The Darwin Awards Series
In conversation with Mike Sugerman, Reporter, CBS-5 and KCBS All News 740-AM Read more »

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The Crowded Universe

Alan Boss, Astronomer; Research Scientist, Carnegie Institution of Washington Department of Terrestrial Magnetism; Author, The Crowded Universe Read more »

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Nine Principles for Transformative Leadership (3/19/09)

Rita George, Strategist; Executive Coach; Educator; Author, Stories from the Edge

The present economic crisis has pushed us off the edge into the unknown. In the midst of daunting challenges all around, responsive leaders transform their worldviews to embrace qualities and skills that lead to success. The process of genuine transformation can be exciting and productive. George will discuss the proven principles she has used to inspire others to create worthwhile, ongoing and lasting change. Read more »

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Inside Iran (3/24/09)

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Robert Baer, Former CIA Operative; Author, Sleeping with the Devil, See No Evil and The Devil We Know: Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower
Jonathan Curiel, Journalist, San Francisco Chronicle; Author, Al’ America: Travels through America’s Arab and Islamic Roots - Moderator Read more »

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Nandan Nilekani (3/30/09)

Nandan Nilekani, Co-founder, Infosys; Author, Imagining India: The Ideas of a Nation Renewed

India's recent emergence as an economic giant has triggered tremendous social, political and cultural change. Visionary entrepreneur Nilekani will offer insights into the evolution and future of India as well as the reforms that he believes need to be made in all sectors of public life – infrastructure, education and the environment – that will help keep India on top. Read more »

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