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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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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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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 Enigma of Arrival: Modern India and Anglophone Literature

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Saikat Majumdar, Stanford University Professor 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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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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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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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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Personal Productivity, Because Success Depends on It

David Allen, Founder and Chairman, The David Allen Company; Author, Getting Things Done and Making It All Work Read more »

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Powerful Non-Defensive Communication

Sharon Strand Ellison, Communication Consultant; Author, Taking the War Out of Words Read more »

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