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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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Award-winning journalist and social commentator covering parenting and lifestyle trends, Jennifer Wallace joins us to discuss her latest book, Never Enough: When Achievement Culture Becomes Toxic—And What We Can Do About It. Jennifer is the co-founded of the nonprofit The Mattering Movement, which offers free resources for educators and students to help combat the "never enough" messages that are pervasive in our culture. She is also a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post and appears on television to discuss her articles and other hot topics in the news. After graduating Harvard College, Jennifer began her career in television at ?60 Minutes? where she worked as a journalist for many years. She lives in New York City with her husband and their three children. For more information visit www.jenniferbwallace.com. Tune in on Wednesday, November 29 @ 6pm EST!
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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

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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

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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

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Researcher at the NeuroLeadership Institute (NLI), Emma Sarro, PhD, joins us to share her thoughts about using discomfort to your benefit as a leader. At NLI, Emma translates cognitive and social neuroscience into actionable solutions for... more

Emmy-winning filmmaker, author, activist and son of civil rights icon, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, Loki Mulholland, joins us to discuss his amazing work. Loki's work has received over 40 Telly Awards and his films on race and social... more

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