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This show is a series of expertly facilitated conversations with world experts in a variety of disciplines. These conversations illuminate problems, issues and solutions faced and considered by leaders and other professionals.

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Leading expert in communication with decades of experience as an educator, author, podcast host, and coach, Matt Abrahams joins us to share his advice on how to respond to questions you can't answer and discuss his latest book. As a Lecturer in Organizational Behavior at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, Matt teaches popular classes in strategic communication and effective virtual presenting. He received Stanford GSB's Alumni Teaching Award in recognition of his teaching students around the world. When he isn't teaching, he is a sought-after keynote speaker and communication consultant. He has helped countless presenters improve and hone their communication, including some who have delivered IPO roadshows as well as TED, World Economic Forum, and Nobel Prize presentations. His online talks garner millions of views and he hosts the popular, award-winning podcast Think Fast, Talk Smart The Podcast. His previous book Speaking Up without Freaking Out: 50 Techniques for Confident and Compelling Presenting has helped thousands of people manage speaking anxiety and present more confidently and authentically. Tune in on Wednesday, October 4 @ 6pm EST!
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Join us on Wednesday, March 1 @ 6pm EST for an insightful conversation with Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Leah Aguirre discussing ‘setting boundaries'. Leah currently works in private practice providing individual... more

Join us on Wednesday, February 22 @ 6pm EST for an insightful conversation with Dr. Uma Naidoo on nutrition and mental health. Dr. Naidoo is a Harvard trained nutritional psychiatrist, professional chef, and nutritional biologist &... more

Join us on Wednesday, February 15 @ 1pm Liverpool/6pm EST for an insightful conversation with Author Roy Andersen to discuss his book,The Illusion of School: The Real Reason Why Children Fail Plus How to Improve Grades: Great... more

Writer, college professor, and advocate for Black business women, Elizabeth Leiba joins on Wednesday, February 8 @ 6pm EST to share her thoughts about women in the workplace and discuss her upcoming book, I'm Not Yelling: A... more

Advertising and marketing leadership creative professional with leadership experience in advertising, experiential marketing and client-side brand development, Neal Foard joins us to discuss how to incorporate storytelling into... more

Join us on Wednesday, January 25 @ 6pm EST for an insightful conversation with Writer and Content & Community Leader, Nisha Ramchandani, discussing her article posted with the World Economic Forum on Adaptive Leadership. In... more

Boys and men are struggling: in the classroom, the workplace, and in the family. Writer and scholar Richard V. Reeves joins us to expand on his new book, Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What... more

National Director of Education Innovation and Research for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Dr. Ivory A. Toldson joins us for an insightful conversation on his work at NAACP and... more

Founder and Managing Partner at Thrive People Strategies, a consulting & coaching practice that supports clients in creating extraordinary workplaces, Lia Bosch joins us to share her thoughts and advice for new managers. Her... more

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