Breaking the Spell of High Conflict

Conflict, whether political or personal, can escalate and become toxic — as we keep seeing in the news, on social media, and in our own lives. Our brains start sorting the world into good and evil, exaggerating the differences between ourselves and others. In this episode, a replay of a session from the 2022 virtual […]

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Allyson Felix

Knowing Your Worth – Tips from Olympian Allyson Felix

Deciding that “you can’t change anything with silence,” Allyson Felix—the most decorated U.S. track and field athlete in history—made headlines in 2019 for publicly challenging Nike with discrimination against female athletes who become mothers. Her action led to a public outcry, Congressional inquiry, and new maternity protections from Nike and other companies. This month, she […]

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Cal Newport

How to Connect in a Reconnected World—with Cal Newport

Overnight, technology essentially became our only means of communication. Face to face interactions – meetings, conferences, networking –  were immediately replaced with Zoom coffees, happy hours and team meetings. It took adjustment, but we adapted. Now, as we re-emerge and navigate a new normal,  many are struggling to reconnect outside of the confines of their […]

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Vernā Myers

How to Be an Inclusive Communicator: 10 Tips from Vernā Myers

Communication is easy—if you’re talking to yourself, says Vernā Myers, bestselling author, TED speaker, and Vice President for Inclusion Strategy at Netflix. But when it involves other people, it can be a good deal less easy—especially for those seeking to be inclusive communicators. So here are 12 tips from Myers that can help: Being an […]

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Female professional making a video call in office

Courageous Conversations: Skills for the Brave New World of Work

As a nation we find ourselves at a tipping point around race, gender and power. So, how do we mobilize and ensure positive change within our work lives and communities? Trish Foster and Yaro Fong-Olivares from Bentley University join us to offer actionable tools for having courageous conversations – dialogue that is reciprocal, respectful, compassionate, […]

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