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    Robert Shetterly, Artist and Founder of Americans Who Tell the Truth Project shares his perspective of business and economic fairness

    October 3, 2018. PARCC Conversations in Conflict Studies Series. Guest Speaker: Robert Shetterly, Artist and Founder of Americans Who Tell the Truth Project. Robert spoke in a general way about the mythic assumptions in the U.S. underlying issues such as environment, economy, militarism and democracy and where we really are, how they are intertwined, and what, then, that means about what we need to be doing to either align ourselves with reality, change it, or be changed by it. Since 2002 he has been painting the series of portraits Americans Who Tell the Truth, a project that highlights citizens who have courageously addressed issues of social, environmental, and economic fairness.

    Social and Environmental issues addressed - A Global Business perspective

    Developing your Entrepreneurial Mindset to win in Business

    Entrepreneurs possess a set of qualities that position them to be resourceful and take risks. Through a keynote presentation entitled "The Blank Slate Effect: How to Use an Entrepreneurial Mindset to Win in Business," Erin Bury will use her decade of experience working with start-ups to define the entrepreneurial frame of mind, and how to implement or leverage that mindset within your own business to kick-start your marketing. Erin Bury is an entrepreneur, marketer, and former technology journalist. She is Managing Director at creative communications agency Eighty–Eight, and a startup advisor and investor. She was named one of Marketing Magazine’s 30 Under 30, is a professional speaker with Speakers’ Spotlight, and writes a small business column for the Financial Post.

    Small Businesses and Finance in the Spotlight

    The logic behind Successful Innovation

    Building off of his experience of creating a successful business in a small country like Belgium, Pierre de Muelenaere breaks down for young entrepreneurs the innovation process into the three essential steps that will allow them to overcome the challenges of growing a start-up and scale-up to globalized markets. Pierre De Muelenaere has a PhD in Engineering from UCLouvain. He is the former president of Iris and now sits on the boards of multiple prominent companies. He is the author of "The Iris Book" and continues to advise budding entrepreneurs as a member of the Y incubator in Louvain-la-Neuve.

    Entrepreneurs and Incubators- Successful businesses talk

    Failure as a moment of success?

    Eda shares her many encounters with what she defines as failing moments in her life and how she turned it into a pathway to achieve her dreams. Eda had graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters with a degree in Translation and Interpreting Studies in English. Following her undergraduate degree, she went to the USA to pursue a master’s degree in Literary Studies & Education and Humanities. While she was working on her master’s degree at the University of Texas at Dallas, she volunteered for the Turkish society of Dallas and TURANT.

    Being mindful as an Entrepreneur

    Watch: The Leading Matters lessons from the journey with John L. Henessy

    Hennessy's approach to leadership is laser-focused on the journey rather than the destination. Each chapter in Leading Matters looks at valuable elements that have shaped Hennessy's career in practice and philosophy. He discusses the pivotal role that humility, authenticity and trust, service, empathy, courage, collaboration, innovation, intellectual curiosity, storytelling, and legacy have all played in his prolific, interdisciplinary career. In Leading Matters: Lessons from My Journey, current Chairman of Google’s parent company Alphabet, former President of Stanford University, and “Godfather of Silicon Valley” John L. Hennessy shares the core elements of leadership that helped him become a successful tech entrepreneur, esteemed academic, and venerated administrator.

    The 'Godfather of Silicon Valley'

    7 Lessons That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur with Rand Fishkin

    In 2001, Rand Fishkin dropped out of college to start a company with his mom, Gillian. Over the next 17 years, that company, Moz, became one of the most high profile and high growth businesses in the marketing software world. In this transparent, vulnerable talk, Rand will walk through some of the biggest regrets, lessons learns, and things he'd do differently based on his experience. From management and hiring to marketing tactics to product strategy, self-awareness, and more, this presentation will help anyone who's starting or joining a new company avoid some big pitfalls, and feel less alone.

    Regrets or Lessons learnt?

    Bruce J. Flatt talks "Durable Principles for Real Asset Investing"

    In this talk, Bruce Flatt, CEO of Brookfield Asset Management, shares his journey, the challenges faced by Brookfield over the decades, key ideas that have shaped it's philosophy for successful investing and principles for enduring through times good and bad. Brookfield Asset management is a leading global alternative asset manager and a global value investor with a focus on the real asset sectors of real estate, renewable power and infrastructure.

    Principles. Real Assets. Investing.

    Anne-Charlotte Vuccino talks entrepreneurship and successful business strategy

    A strategic consultant and a graduate of HEC, Anne-Charlotte Vuccino discovered yoga ten years ago after a grave motor accident that left her handicapped. Bit by bit she recovered, thanks to this ancestrale practice, on 2015, she changed her career to become an entrepreneur. Convinced that yoga had changed her life, she developed a new method to diffuse her knowledge for those in the most need, creating YOGIST - the first “corporate yoga” startup to work against corporate stress and work related pain.


    Marek Zmysłowski successful entrepreneur shares his ideology on business in Africa

    Debunking common myths and stereotypes about Africa. Marek, polish born Entrepreneur shares personal story why it's so cool to live and do business there. Marek Zmyslowski is a polish-born experienced entrepreneur and executive, focused on online businesses in Frontier and Emerging Markets. He co-founded HotelOnline.co – a Hospitality Technology Company, and Jumia Travel – Africa's Biggest Hotel Booking Portal, with backing from Rocket Internet and Goldman Sachs. In 2014 he was chosen as one of the Ten Most Important People in Tech by IT News Africa Magazine. He is a Lead Mentor at Google’s Launchpad and World Bank’s XL Africa Program. Marek is also a former snowboard instructor and holds a racing license in motorsports, but his real dream is to be a Stand up Comedian.

    Good to know international markets

    Ray Dalio talks success, business and principles

    Ray Dalio, founder and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund globally talks about the life and business principles which led to his unique success. From humble beginnings as a golf caddy at 12 to starting a funds management business in his apartment in 1975 which has grown to manage about $160bn, Ray's experiences and the lessons he learnt along the way contain a lot of value for those striving for success in life.

    The lessons learnt and still learning

    How to connect entrepreneurs with Ernesto Sirolli

    99% of startups fail. There is no record of a single company in the world started by a single person. Entrepreneurs in the world are not told the truth. You cannot do it by yourself. Some love the people, some love the product, some can survive financially in a business. The relationship is like the one you have in a marriage. Dr. Ernesto Sirolli – a community iron man and one of the world's leading authorities on local economic development. He began working in International Aid in Africa in 1971 and has since worked globally in projects to promote local entrepreneurship and local self-determination.

    Interception of people and the business

    Why end social entrepreneurship?

    Isn't Social Entrepreneurship supposed to be a good thing? Juhi Kore discusses why she believes social entrepreneurship should be the new norm. Juhi is a strong advocate for many different social, economic, political, and psychological causes and believes in the power of social entrepreneurship as the solution to end these problems. She is an active citizen who loves to create experiences and events that will open people's minds to creative problem solving. Juhi is also an international speaker who delivers world-class talks and presentations on various topics that she is extremely passionate about

    Juhi Kore's POV on Social Entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship presents Forum on Entrepreneurship, Analytics, Scholarship and Thought (FEAST) series, with a conversation with Dr. Linda Scott, a Visting Scholar at Brown and a Professor Emeritus, DP World Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Oxford.

    Women entrepreneurships across the world

    Investing, Politics and making Large Companies with Peter Thiel

    An interview with billionaire venture capitalist and co-founder Valar Ventures, Peter Thiel. In this interview, Peter discusses if he relies on Mathematics or instinct when investing and current politics. Peter also talks about why Europe has not created big tech companies and the progression of society.

    Knowing the dynamics

    Choosing your right team

    Success is never a one-person show. You need other people to fulfill the plan God has for your life. In this message, Pastor Rick tells us how to choose the right team for your dream, starting with models, mentors, partners, and friends. You’ll learn how a team can help lift the load, bring out our best, compensate for our weaknesses, and pick us up when we stumble. Find out how to choose a team that will help you grow in integrity, humility, and generosity.

    Entrepreneurship and team building