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Irresistible: Designing for Behavioral Addiction

Adam Alter, Ph.D.

Professor of Marketing at New York University’s Stern School of Business

Mar 15 2017

Revisiting the Undergroud Railroad

Colson Whitehead

Author of The Underground Railroad, winner of Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Carnegie Medal for Fiction, and a #1 New York Times Bestseller

Feb 27 2017

Scaling the Empathy Wall: Listening with Curiosity and Interest

Arlie Russell Hochschild, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

Feb 10 2017
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Change Your Mind: Introduction to Mindfulness Practice

Michael Maslar, Psy.D.

Director, Mindfulness and Behavior Therapies Program, The Family Institute at Northwestern University

Jan 27 2017

Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending

Michael I. Norton, Ph.D.

Harold M. Brierley Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School Member, Harvard’s Behavioral Insights Group Author

Dec 14 2016

Becoming a Values-Based Leader

Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr.

Executive Partner, Madison Dearborn Partners and Clinical Professor of Management and Leadership at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Nov 7 2016