Posts Tagged ‘Stanford University’

CM 077: Emily Esfahani Smith on Creating a Meaningful Life

Research shows that happiness is elusive. So how can we achieve a deeper, longer lasting sense of joy? Emily Esfahani Smith, author of the book, The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life that Matters, studies the powerful distinction between meaning and happiness and why it matters. An editor at the Hoover Institution, a policy think…

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CM 014: Alvin Roth on the Secrets of Market Design

Nobel-prize-winning economist Alvin Roth explores the markets that shape our lives, particularly our work, our health care and our schools. He also explains how key technologies enable companies like Uber, Airbnb, and Google to thrive. His insights extend beyond products, services, and features to include how successful companies attract and hire the most talented employees.…

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Bernie Roth on How to Design a Life

Dozens of people have reached out to share how much they enjoyed the Bernie Roth interview, and it’s not hard to figure out why. As an innovator, Stanford Professor, and d.school Co-Founder Bernie thinks about life in complex ways. As a designer, his practicality is enchanting. Bernie has a hearty laugh and is quick to…

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CM 003: Bernie Roth on How to Design a Life

Bernie Roth is a Professor of Engineering and the Academic Director and Co-founder of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (the d.school) at Stanford University. A leader of international workshops on creativity and design thinking, Bernie is the author of the book, The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life.…

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How Successful Entrepreneurs Are Amazing Designers

Have you ever looked for a job? Bought a house or a car? Invested in the stock market? If you’ve done any one of these, you’ve participated in a market. And when we talk about markets that’s where terms like supply and demand come in: How many people am I competing with for that job?…

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