Join host Bob Dragone as he discusses leadership in the world today with Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies Dean Vali Nasr. Dean Nasr tells about developing his career in academia, his government service and his commitment to developing international leadership. The discussion examines how international leadership is exerted in today's world and how academia is developing leaders to face the myriad of problems in foreign relations. Dean Nasr also examines the future of relations between the U.S. and Iran in the decade ahead. Dean Nasr contributes his views on what makes a good leader.Ths podcast is a must for all interested in grappling with the problems of international policy.
LearnChair Radio host Bob Dragone interviews Siskin Children's Institute CEO John Farrimond on issues affecting non-profit organizations. While the main topic is leadership, John describes major non-profit challenges involving funding as well as hiring, training and retaining people. John talks about filling boards and what non-profit organizations need to do to develop the careers of their personnel. John's candid and insightful remarks give us an expert's view into the non-profit world. His thoughts on leadership are particularly worth listening to.
This episode is a re-issue of Part Two of our series on preparing for a TED talk. Bob Dragone and Jon Moss welcome Tamsen Webster to our program. Tamsen is Sr VP of Executive Communications at Oratium, and the Executive Producer of TEDx Cambridge, Massachusetts. As producer, she finalizes the roster and is charged with preparing the speakers before they take the TEDx stage. In this episode Tamsen explains how a TED talk is organized, how speakers are selected and gives great advice on delivering a quality TED talk.