Creative mornings: Maria Popova

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What an interesting talk by Maria Popova of Brain Pickings ! If you have some time to spend make sure that you see this! Thanks swiss miss for creating creative mornings

Think Small

PPT/ cool decks — thebrainbehind @ 13:17

Gareth Kay talks about the death of thinking big and the power of small ideas.

Jon Steel @ ideasicle

PPT/ cool decks — thebrainbehind @ 19:52

Account planning legend Jon Steel talks about creativity, planning and about the industry in this very interesting podcast

After your final status update

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Many of us have a social media presence — a virtual personality made up of status updates, tweets and connections, stored in the cloud. Adam Ostrow asks a big question: What happens to that personality after you’ve died? Could it … live on?

Kevin Slavin: How algorithms shape our world

PPT/ cool decks — thebrainbehind @ 12:53

Kevin Slavin argues that we’re living in a world designed for — and increasingly controlled by — algorithms. In this riveting talk from TEDGlobal, he shows how these complex computer programs determine: espionage tactics, stock prices, movie scripts, and architecture. And he warns that we are writing code we can’t understand, with implications we can’t control.

PSFK Future Of Retail Report 2011

PPT/ cool decks — thebrainbehind @ 10:29
PSFK Future Of Retail Report 2011 [Preview]
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This report by PSFK presents key trends and macro themes that retailers, service providers and product manufacturers can leverage to enhance the shopper experience in order to drive sales.

HOW TO RUN THE WORLD

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Khanna predicts that in the future, the real superpowers aren’t going to be countries. Instead, we’ll see the emergence of an entirely new structure: alliances comprised of universities, companies, non-profits, humanitarian agencies, sub-state units like city governments, and churches, all united around a common interest or vision.

If You Don’t Understand People, You Don’t Understand Business

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In this wide-ranging talk, ethnographer and leadership expert Simon Sinek discusses the importance of trust, authenticity, and meaning. Sinek argues that as individuals and companies, everything that we say and do is a symbol of who we are. And it is only when we communicate our beliefs authentically that we can attract others to our cause, and form the bonds that will empower us to achieve truly great things.

Don’t Pursue Ideas With Obvious Conclusions

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Drawing on his extensive research into radical extremism, Google Ideas Director Jared Cohen launched a new program that will bring together former militants and extremists from around the world to foster an “intellectual collision.” Through his narrative, Cohen shares the importance of unstoppable passion, the value of misperceptions, and why we shouldn’t mind being called crazy.

The hidden power of smiling

PPT/ cool decks — thebrainbehind @ 12:54


Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live — and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being

The Future of Broadcasting

PPT/ cool decks,trends — thebrainbehind @ 17:10
Fjord@ The Future of Broadcasting
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@ Fjord CEO Olof Schybergson on the changing media landscape. Interesting to say the least

Ten Technology Trends That Will Change the World in Ten Years

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By Dave Evans, Cisco’s chief futurist and chief technologist for the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG)

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