Posts Tagged ‘NYU’

CM 053: Amy Whitaker on Carving Out Creative Space

How do we make time for creative work? And how do we sustain that work with so many demands on our time? Amy Whitaker, author of Art Thinking: How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses, tells us how. Writer, artist, researcher, and teacher, Amy works at the intersection…

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Intersections That Inspire Innovation

Amy Whitaker refers to herself as a human Venn diagram. She’s passionate about art and commerce and how the two intersect in ways that benefit the other. And she’s written about these ideas in a gem of a book, Art Thinking: How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses. Amy’s…

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CM 049: Arun Sundararajan on the Sharing Economy

We all share, but today, millions get paid for it. Is this new trend just a fad or is it radical rethink for how we work? When we catch a ride with an Uber driver or contract with someone on Upwork, we marvel at the convenience. What we often overlook is the amount of trust…

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Why Success Doesn’t Guarantee Happiness (And How to Fix It)

Have you ever felt like you wanted more out of life, even if you’d already achieved a measure of success? Did you ever wonder what you’d sacrificed to achieve your goals? These are the questions Wendy Suzuki asked herself when she woke up at 40 and realized something was missing. What sets Suzuki apart is…

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The How of Leadership

Did you ever hear of the Research Center for Leadership in Action at NYU’s Wagner School?  I hadn’t.  But I had the good fortune of connecting with the center’s Deputy Director, Amparo Hofmann-Pinilla, who took the time to talk to me about the research that’s taking place there, locally, nationally, and globally, with adults and…

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