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Privacy Policy Last updated: August 06, 2015 The Art of Productions Inc.  ("us", "we", or "our") operates the https://www.theartof.com/ website (the "Service"). The Art of Productions Inc. is strongly committed to protecting the...

Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter

Speaker

Described as “an innovative and prolific scholar” by Foreign Policy and named one of the magazine’s Top 100 Global Thinkers four years in a row, Anne-Marie Slaughter turns big ideas and deep analysis into realistic strategies for a...

The Issue of Privacy and How to Handle It

Video

So let’s take a look at this topic from two angles. First, from the consumer angle. I hate to tell you that every trace you leave behind you will not just be there, it will stay there forever for your entire life. And I think we tend...

FBI vs. Apple, Big Data vs. Small Data, and The Dance for Consumer Privacy

Article

Today we live in a post-privacy society.  Nothing drives this point home more poignantly than an observation noted in a speech from former IBM head Sam Palmisan. Today, 32 closed-circuit cameras sit within 200 yards of the London...

Tips for Achieving Tech - Life Balance in Your Career

Article

Keep Things in Perspective Sometimes social media can ignite a firestorm, which has devastating, career-ending consequences. But most of the time, getting things wrong online merely results in temporary embarrassment and some hurt...

Public Parts - Jeff Jarvis

Book

A visionary and optimistic thinker examines the tension between privacy and publicness that is transforming how we form communities, create identities, do business, and live our lives.Thanks to the internet, we now live--more and...

Is Your Customers' Experience Designed Ethically?

Video

For me, privacy is a huge issue and the reason why I wrote Brandwashed back in the day is because I was and still am very concerned about it for many reasons. First of all, I’m a consumer so I don’t want to be cheated in a bad way....

How One Person Can Change a Team

Article

If you had to name one person on your team at work who needs to change their behavior to make things run more smoothly, who would it be? Is your boss letting half the team slack off on deadlines? Is one of your coworkers a terrible...

Invisible Influence - The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior - Jonah Berger

Book

The New York Timesbestselling author of Contagious explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make—from what we buy, to the careers we choose, to what we eat—in this fascinating and groundbreaking work....

The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World - Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter

Book

In 1961, Thomas Schelling’s The Strategy of Conflict used game theory to radically reenvision the U.S.-Soviet relationship and establish the basis of international relations for the rest of the Cold War. Now, Anne-Marie Slaughter—one...

Girl Positive

Article

It’s really hopeful to imagine a world where girls are leaders. There is a growing call for women to take positions of power in corporate North America, as well as on political, cultural and economic fronts. In the corporate sector,...

Vice President Joe Biden

Speaker

As a senator from Delaware for 36 years, Biden was a leading architect of domestic policy on some of the most pressing issues facing the country. Then-Senator Biden served as chairman or ranking member of the Senate Judiciary...

Rona Ambrose

Speaker

The Honourable Rona Ambrose is a dynamic national leader, a champion for the rights of women and girls, the former Leader of Canada’s Official Opposition in the House of Commons, and the former leader of the Conservative Party of...

Yes, You Can Brainstorm Without Groupthink

Article

In articles in both the New York Times and The New Yorker earlier this year, the concept of brainstorming as introduced in the 1940's by Alex Osborn has been attacked as ineffective and linked to the concept of "Groupthink." In her...

The Role of Technology in Employee Engagement

Article

The digital economy has forever changed the nature of business. Successful companies must now be adept at differentiating their products and corporate reputation with a technology backbone, but one area that is under-utilized is the...

Making the Leap to Customer Intimacy

Article

Few events so clearly epitomize a nationwide conversion to brand intimacy as did the moment when seemingly every consumer in the country began referring to the Target store chain as Tar-Jay. In the late 1990s, Target Corp.’s U.S....

Q&A with Charles Duhigg

Q&A

In the book you talk about how forming habits can help us save energy and brainpower. Does that mean habits make us more efficient? Absolutely. It’s a way for our brain to seek out an opportunity to achieve the same behaviour with...

The Power of Focus: What the World's Greatest Achievers Know about The Secret to Financial Freedom & Success - Les Hewitt

Book

Whether they are corporate professionals, budding entrepreneurs, or they own a home business, most people are looking to achieve more in less time, while earning enough money to live comfortably. This book reveals the proven...

Contagious - Jonah Berger

Book

New York Times bestsellerWhat makes things popular? If you said advertising, think again. People don’t listen to advertisements, they listen to their peers. But why do people talk about certain products and ideas more than others?...

The Loyalty Leap - Bryan Pearson

Book

How willing are you to offer your personal information to a big company? What about letting them send you emails and promotional messages? Most consumers no longer trust companies like they used to. So how then has Bryan Pearson...