Ken and Kathy Lindner, Founders, Lindner Bison and Heritage Ranch; Authors, Standing into the Storm
Corporatization of agriculture and livestock has been a prominent issue in the national consciousness for the past few decades, and it has been defining for Ken and Kathy Lindner. The Lindners, first-generation sustainable bison ranchers, will discuss the flaws of industrial farming as well as their experience in moving away from it. Read more »
Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Author; Former Columnist; Radio Host
It's almost a mantra: "Do what you love and the money will follow." Alas, too many people do what they love – and starve. How do you decide what's right for you? Join Nemko for an in-depth discussion. Nemko was named "The Bay Area's Best Career Coach" by the San Francisco Bay Guardian and "Job Coach Extraordinaire" by U.S. News. Read more »
Ken Foster, Executive Director, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Grace Stanislaus, Executive Director, Museum of the African Diaspora Clayton Lord, Director of Communications, Theatre Bay Area; Editor, Counting New Beans
A panel of local arts industry leaders discusses changing opportunities today and the quality of skills they look for in hiring artists as well as administrators.
Olivia Fox Cabane: Charisma and Leadership - What If Charisma Could Be Taught?
Olivia Fox Cabane, Chief Charisma Coach, Spitfire; Author, The Charisma Myth
Most of us assume that charisma is something you're either born with, or not. But science is proving otherwise. What makes people charismatic, and which aspects of charisma can indeed be learned? This talk will present the highlights of a few compelling studies, as well as practical tools for everyday application. Read more »
Sugar Addiction: Recovery from the Greatest Dietary Crisis of All Time
Julia Ross, MA, MFT, NNTS, CEO, Recovery Systems; Author, The Diet Cure and The Mood Cure
We have recently become aware of the appalling costs, to both adults and children, of our current intake of refined sugars. Sugar addiction, the dynamic that propels this dietary disaster, has been one of Ross’ primary areas of focus since 1983. Read more »