Carole has worked with thousands of MBAs and hundreds of high-profile execs and their teams for 40+ years to increase their EQ and interpersonal effectiveness by helping them understand the difference between contact and connection. She’ll unpack how to deepen relationships during COVID.
We will talk with John Seigel Boettner, the Santa Barbara representative of Cycling Without Age. A worldwide movement providing joy and vitality to older adults through the magic of a bicycle ride. Memories are awakened by the wind, community renewed by a wave, and citizenship remembered when a silver-haired giant gives you a wink and a nod at the crosswalk.
We will talk with Sharon Allen, the co-founder of World Telehealth Initiative about their mission to provide sustainable medical expertise to the world’s most vulnerable communities to build local capacity and deliver core health services, through a network of volunteer health care professionals supported with state-of-the-art technology.
Jan Rutherford has been studying leadership since before he became a Green Beret. His exploration of this topic has led him to conversations with hundreds of leaders all over the world. We’ll tap into his expertise, especially to understand the unique challenges facing leaders during the COVID crisis.
Bree Hendrick helps organizations find the best talent from around the country and has been doing that for years. Now with COVID’s constraints, the challenges for the workplace have multiplied. We’ll talk about how growing businesses are creatively finding key people to add to their teams.
As we look to a new normal of collaborating, we’ll talk with Matt Beane, an expert in understanding the workplace. We’ll go beyond how humans interact, especially under constraints of physical distancing, et al., and delve into a topic that’s long fascinated us, how we’ll work with smart machines.
To close out the year and to find an appropriate way to celebrate our 10th year of TEDx in Santa Barbara we’ve asked friends to join us for a concert followed by a series of candid conversations. Join TEDxSantaBarbara host and Executive Producer Mark Sylvester as he welcomes special guests.
O.P. asks, “Is your building asymptomatic?” As the first restoration company in the US that is certified by the Global BioRisk Advisory Council, he knows what a clean workplace should look like. He has advice to employers, employees, and homeowners who want their buildings to be safe.
Distance learning brings education and training to where students or trainees are connecting their world to worldwide learning communities. This presentation will cover how all of these technologies can transform the world and foster a continuously learning economy for society’s good.
Dr. Galea thinks about health in a very different way than the discussion we’re used to surrounding healthcare. He is thinking much bigger. In fact, he’s concerned about our collective health and the factors that affect us as a society and the public at large.
Dr. Keith has a unique point of view of our culture. He believes that our collective worldview is fraying at the edges, and the process of change we are all experiencing is existentially scary and dangerous. Specifically, he will discuss three ways to look at our culture: Integration, Disintegration, and Reintegration.
John Greathouse has been studying entrepreneurship since graduating with an MBA from Wharton. He suggests that new challenges will arrive from today’s solutions and are unanticipated, creating entrepreneurs’ opportunities.
As one of our leading pediatricians, Dr. Gordon suggests there are too many unknowns about COVID to guide long-term decision-making. Recent news from the American Pediatric Society suggests that children and teenagers are not immune, and we need radical behavior change.
More people have suffered at the hands of depression and attempts of suicide in the state of California alone than even coronavirus.
Women of color face unique health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. This disproportionate impact on women of color should not be dealt with by women and their families alone.
A sustainability scientist draws a parallel between environmental problems and the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the importance of rapid testing, tracing, and isolation.
As the head of the ASPCA, Matt has a deep understanding of the effect of poverty on our nation’s animals. Couple that insight with the Pandemic and you’ll look forward to hearing about what he describes as a seismic shift in the animal welfare community.
Michael has a long history of innovation in the retail industry. His current project is using technology to monitor what’s going on within a physical store to understand how merchants can make shopping safe and give consumers peace of mind.
The role of philanthropy during the COVID Crisis.
Geoff makes conversations about philanthropy fascinating because he is fascinated by it. While now may seem the wrong time to ask for donations, Geoff makes a case that now is the exact time to put your money to work, especially during an emergency.
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