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TEDxUNLV
26
May

Your Happiest Days Are Behind You

When renowned Positive Psychology scholar and TEDxUNLV speaker, Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener, wanted to change the topic and content of his TEDx Talk, I was not happy.  Robert had been selected because of his most recent work creating an online educational  portal.  The work he was doing in that area was part of  imagining the future...
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26
Mar

I Love Paper

I love paper!  I love paper!  I love paper!  Every so often I feel compelled to remind myself how useful and efficient using paper is to make notes and appointments.  About 25 years ago an urban legend about a paperless future was born.  This legend told of a day we would seamlessly, and more efficiently...
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07
Mar

The Work of Angel Faces

Imagine if you were so devoted to your work that you created an organization called Project Angel Faces.  Really, sit with that for a moment.  Think of your work.  What would you call your work if you were creating an organization? With my organization, ServingSuccess, I view my work as “dedicated to your success.”  I...
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29
Jan

UNLV…It is not what you think it is!

UNLV…It is not what you think it is and TEDxUNLV on April 11, 2014 will help you experience not only the best of UNLV, but the best of what the future of Las Vegas is positioned to be. As a student-driven, community organized event, TEDxUNLV will feature ideas worth spreading from a global leader in...
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20
Dec

Dirty Jobs

It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it.  That can be said for a lot of jobs.  Some are literally dirty.  Other jobs are emotionally dirty. I have invested my time today in one of the latter kind of dirty jobs:  advising TEDxUNLV ( https://www.facebook.com/TEDxUNLV)  applicants that their proposals were not accepted. Don’t feel...
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06
Sep

Ideas Worth Spreading

Long before TED conferences branded the now recognizable “ideas worth spreading”, a child whose parents were recently freed slaves by the name of Mary McLeod Bethune, took it upon herself to find ways to educate herself and those in her community. Mary financed her ambitious dream by selling sweet potato pies door-to-door to raise money...
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