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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 Tuesday, September 6 @ 6pm EST for an important conversation with Dr. Linda Mendonça to talk about what U.S. schools are doing to prepare nurses and staff for a possible Monkeypox outbreak and what toll the past two... more

Founding Partner of Qverity and former security specialist with the Central Intelligence Agency, Susan M. Carnicero, joins us for an informative conversation on deception, body language and lying. Susan has over 25 years... more

Founder of the Mentora Institute and award-winning Professor at Columbia Business School, Hitendra Wadhwa, joins us to share his thoughts regarding the five negative mindsets that can wreck your judgment. The Mentora Institute is... more

Join us on Wednesday, August 17 @ 12pm EST for an enlightening conversation with Dr. Bruno Sauce as he shares his research on the impact of digital media on children's intelligence. Bruno is an Assistant Professor of Biological Psychology... more

We are celebrating 10 years with a special video simulcast episode, Forum on Educational Leadership, broadcasted live from New York City at Teachers College Columbia University. Leaders and aspiring leaders will talk about concerns,... more

Join us on Thursday, August 11 @ 6pm EST for an informative discussion with a panel of current school leaders from all over the United States on What's Changed in School Leadership. They will share their experiences and thoughts... more

Bestselling author, journalist, and historian, Eric Alterman, joins us for an exciting conversation discussing his book, Lying in State: Why Presidents Lie -- And Why Trump Is Worse. Eric is a Distinguished Professor of English and Journalism at... more

Join us on Tuesday, August 9 @ 6pm EST for a special 1-hour broadcast with the founder of Culture7coaching, Michael Eatman, and the creator of Optimal Wellness Community LLC (OWC), Victor Ferguson, to talk about the benefits... more

Join us on Monday, August 8 @ 6pm EST for an informative conversation with author Alina Adams as she shares her thoughts on when grades and test scores don't match. Alina is a New York Times and Amazon best-selling author of... more

Join us on Monday, August 1 @ 2pm EST for an enlightening conversation with Robert Thurman, a talented popularizer of the Buddha's teachings and the first Westerner Tibetan Buddhist monk ordained by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. A... more

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