Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree.
John Gerzema says there’s an upside to the recent financial crisis — the opportunity for positive change. In this talk, he identifies four major cultural shifts driving new consumer behavior and shows how businesses are evolving to connect with thoughtful...
Hector Ruiz, the executive chair of AMD, wants to give Internet access to everyone. In this talk, he shares his extraordinary life story and describes AMD’s 50×15 initiative that calls for connecting 50 percent of the world by 2015.
Yup, watch this video on the placebo effect by Ben Goldacre (the famous doctor who exposes dubious science dressed up to look valid), and you’ll also find out out about marketing your product and customer care. Enjoy.