Heart racing, palms sweating, labored breathing? No, you’re not having a heart attack — it’s stage fright! If speaking in public makes you feel like you’re fighting for your life, you’re not alone. But the better you understand your body’s reaction, the more likely you are to overcome it. Mikael Cho advises how to trick your brain and steal the show. animation by KAPWA Studioworks.
In the 1930s, broadcast radio introduced an entirely new form of storytelling; today, micro-blogging platforms like Twitter are changing the scene again. Andrew Fitzgerald takes a look at the (aptly) short but fascinating history of new forms of creative experimentation in fiction and storytelling.
Interesting thoughts by Kyle Lacy
Why do we turn to nonprofits, NGOs and governments to solve society’s biggest problems? Michael Porter admits he’s biased, as a business school professor, but he wants you to hear his case for letting business try to solve massive problems like climate change and access to water. Why? Because when business solves a problem, it makes a profit — which lets that solution grow.
Business Innovation is the key ingredient for growth in the future of business. Changes in technology, new customer expectations, a re-defined contract between employees and employers, strained resources, and business and social networks are requiring businesses to become insight-driven businesses. By SAP
Since founding the crowd-sourced errand service TaskRabbit in 2008, Leah Busque has steadily and purposefully built her company from humble Boston beginnings to a national powerhouse. In this talk at the annual 99U Conference followed by a Q&A with Behance’s Scott Belsky, Leah shares five lessons learned from building TaskRabbit from the ground up, including the importance of sharing your ideas liberally, methods used for building a network of supporters and investors, and the importance of setting a B.H.A.G. (Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal).