“Chainsaw” Albert J. Dunlap, former CEO of Scott Paper and author of Mean Business: How I Save Bad Companies and Make Good Companies Great.
Watch this exclusive keynote from bestselling author Dan Pink. Pink’s popular book, To Sell is Human, is about shattering myths about sales and teaches people how to be better at listening, empathy and the soft skills that make all the difference.
Jerry Weintraub talks about his work as a producer. Interesting as well as entertaining from a fascinating man.
CNBC’s Becky Quick sits down with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett. The billionaire investor weighs in on Kraft Heinz, Apple, the financial sector and his own investment strategy. Ca 2 hour interview.
Dan Rasmussen joins legendary financial reporter Jim Grant to discuss the state of equity markets, discrepancies between practice and theory, and his chronic contrarianism. Listed on Forbes’ 2017 “30 under 30” list, Rasmussen also shares his philosophy on how to find value in today’s world. Filmed on May 30, 2018 in New York.
Sir Andrew Likierman talks to Jim Ratcliffe about his career, the strategic decisions that led to the success of Ineos and what it takes to build a multi-billion dollar company.
A fresh and interesting interview with Matthew McCleery, the author of three highly worthwhile books on the shipping industry. We have previously written a Brief on “The Shipping Man“.
Neuroscientist Matthew Lieberman explains that through his studies he’s learned that our kryptonite is ignoring the importance of our social superpowers and by building on our social intuition, we can make ourselves smarter, happier, and more productive. In this TEDx Talk, Lieberman explores groundbreaking research in social neuroscience that reveals that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental than our need for food or shelter and that the social pain and pleasure we experience has just as much impact as physical pain and pleasure.
Chouinard is a legendary climber, surfer and environmentalist. He is also the reluctant entrepreneur who founded Patagonia, Inc., one of the most respected eco and socially conscious companies in the world. We have recently written a Brief on his book “Let my people go surfing”.
Richard Wolfson is Benjamin F. Wissler Professor of Physics at Middlebury College, where he also teaches environmental studies. He did undergraduate work at MIT and Swarthmore, double-majoring in physics and philosophy. He holds a master’s in environmental studies from the University of Michigan, and PhD in physics from Dartmouth.
This course of 12 half-hour lectures reviews the most up-to-date research on climate change, explaining the concepts, tools, data, and analysis that have led an overwhelming number of climate scientists to conclude that Earth is warming and that we humans are in great part responsible. The course can be found here.