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How to Talk to Strangers | Malcolm Gladwell | EDU2019
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How to Talk to Strangers | Malcolm Gladwell | EDU2019

Embark on an enlightening journey as Malcolm Gladwell and Holly Ransom engage in a thought-provoking dialogue at EDU2019. The focus? 'How to Talk to Strangers' and the profound impact it has on collaboration. Gladwell delves into real-world examples, from the Bernie Madoff scandal to Amanda Knox's case, unveiling the pitfalls of misunderstanding when dealing with strangers. He explores the biases and assumptions we unknowingly bring to these interactions and sheds light on the challenges of navigating the digital age's complex web of communication. Discover the essence of patience and the crucial role it plays in comprehending those outside our immediate circles. This talk is a deep dive into the dynamics of human connection, the intricate dance of trust, and the transformative potential of authentic conversations. Join the exploration of a world where genuine understanding is the key to navigating the complexities of collaboration in an ever-evolving society. Malcolm Gladwell is the author of five New York Times bestsellers — The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw, and David and Goliath. He is also the co-founder of Pushkin Industries, an audio content company that produces the podcasts Revisionist History, which reconsiders things both overlooked and misunderstood, and Broken Record, where he, Rick Rubin, and Bruce Headlam interview musicians across a wide range of genres. Gladwell has been included in the TIME 100 Most Influential People list and touted as one of Foreign Policy’s Top Global Thinkers. Don't miss out on the next live Energy Disruptors: UNITE summit - Oct 1&2 2024. Save the date and subscribe at https://www.energydisruptors.com/ to be the first to know when tickets are available. FOLLOW EDU! ⬇️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/energydisruptors/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnergyDisruptor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/energy-disruptors/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@energydisruptors Malcolm Gladwell | New York Times bestsellers | The Tipping Point | Outliers | What the Dog Saw | David and Goliath | Revisionist History | Broken Record | TIME 100 Most Influential People | Foreign Policy Top Global Thinkers | Energy Disruptors UNITE 2024
Nothing Changes Until You Change | Erin Brockovich | Energy Disruptors | EDU2022
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Nothing Changes Until You Change | Erin Brockovich | Energy Disruptors | EDU2022

Dive into an empowering conversation between two trailblazing women, Holly Ransom and renowned Consumer Advocate and Environmental Activist Erin Brockovich, as they explore the transformative theme of "Nothing Changes Until You Change." This talk is packed with insights on what it means to be a disruptor, challenging the norm and sparking positive change offering practical strategies to dismantle colossal challenges. Erin Brockovich, a name synonymous with influential grassroots advocacy, illuminates the profound impact of action at the grassroots level, inspiring us to be part of a larger wave of transformation. Together, Holly and Erin delve into the concept of our times being a 'reboot' or 'reset' era, uncovering the silver linings in periods of upheaval and the endless opportunities they bring. Witness the duo share their hard-earned wisdom on problem-solving, leveraging personal passions for impactful change, and the crucial role of diversity and collaboration in this journey. This is more than a dialogue; it's a clarion call for all aspiring change-makers. Remember, the journey of real change starts with your commitment to transformation. Don't miss out on this awe-inspiring talk that could very well be the catalyst for your next big change! Don't miss out on the next live Energy Disruptors: UNITE summit - Oct 1&2 2024. Save the date and subscribe at https://www.energydisruptors.com/ to be the first to know when tickets are available. FOLLOW EDU! ⬇️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/energydisruptors/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnergyDisruptor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/energy-disruptors/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@energydisruptors
Biomimicry - A Regenerative Paradigm | Michael Pawlyn | EDU2019
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Biomimicry - A Regenerative Paradigm | Michael Pawlyn | EDU2019

Join visionary architect and sustainability pioneer Michael Pawlyn in this enlightening TED Talk as he unveils the transformative power of biomimicry. Dive deep into the world where nature's genius meets human innovation, and discover how mimicking the Earth's natural systems can lead us towards a more regenerative and sustainable future. 🌱 What You'll Explore in This Talk: Intriguing Insights: Learn how biomimicry isn't just about design aesthetics, but a holistic approach to solving complex challenges by emulating nature’s time-tested patterns and strategies. Innovative Solutions: Discover real-world examples where biomimicry has revolutionized industries, from energy efficiency to water conservation. A Vision for Tomorrow: Experience Michael's compelling vision for a world where architecture and design not only take inspiration from nature but also give back to it, creating a harmonious balance. Don't miss out on the next live Energy Disruptors: UNITE summit - Oct 1&2 2024. Save the date and subscribe at https://www.energydisruptors.com/ to be the first to know when tickets are available. 👍 Like, Share, and Subscribe: If you're inspired by what you see, don’t forget to hit the like button, share this video with friends, and subscribe to our channel for more content on sustainable innovation and design. 💬 We'd Love to Hear from You: Drop your thoughts, questions, or ideas in the comments below. Let's spark a conversation on how we can collectively contribute to a more sustainable world through innovative thinking. FOLLOW EDU! ⬇️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/energydisruptors/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnergyDisruptor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/energy-disruptors/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@energydisruptors Biomimicry | Sustainability | Michael Pawlyn | TED Talk | Regenerative future | Innovative solutions | Nature-inspired design | Energy efficiency | Water conservation | Sustainable innovation
The Secret Strengths of Introverts | Susan Cain | Energy Disruptors UNITE | EDU2018
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The Secret Strengths of Introverts | Susan Cain | Energy Disruptors UNITE | EDU2018

SUSAN CAIN is the Chief Revolutionary of Quiet Revolution and the author of the bestsellers Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts, and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World That Can’t Stop Talking, which has been translated into 40 languages, is in its sixth year on the New York Times best seller list, and was named the #1 best book of the year by Fast Company magazine, which also named Cain one of its Most Creative People in Business. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. Her record-smashing TED talk has been viewed over 19 million times and was named by Bill Gates as one of his all-time favorite talks. Cain has also spoken at Microsoft, Google, the U.S. Treasury, the S.E.C., Harvard, Yale, West Point and the US Naval Academy. She received Harvard Law School’s Celebration Award for Thought Leadership, the Toastmasters International Golden Gavel Award for Communication and Leadership, and was named one of the world’s top 50 Leadership and Management Experts by Inc. Magazine. She is an honors graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School. She lives in the Hudson River Valley with her husband and two sons. Visit Cain and the Quiet Revolution at www.quietrev.com. FOLLOW EDU! ⬇️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/energydisruptors/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnergyDisruptor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/energy-disruptors/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@energydisruptors
What the past can teach us about our energy future | Peter Tertzakian | EDU2022
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What the past can teach us about our energy future | Peter Tertzakian | EDU2022

Net-zero by 2050? That’s less than 28 years away. So, what was going on 28 years ago and what can we learn about energy transitions by reminiscing? Using historical examples, entertainment and frank conversation, Peter Tertzakian takes us through past technology transitions as prologue to thinking about how we get to 2050. Peter Tertzakian - Energy Economist & Bestselling Author Peter Tertzakian is an economist, investment strategist, author, podcaster, and dynamic public speaker. Using entertaining stories, he has a unique ability to distil, clarify, and communicate complicated issues surrounding energy, economics, and the environment. His presentations inspire, guide, and spark discussion on some of the most important topics of today. A respected industry leader, Tertzakian is frequently called on to share his knowledge of strategic business issues with investors, corporate leaders, policy makers, and educators. His Energyphile project, including his latest book, The Investor Visit, and Other Stories: Disruption, Denial, and Transition in the Energy Business, embodies his unique approach to analyzing today’s challenges. Tertzakian’s previous books — A Thousand Barrels a Second and The End of Energy Obesity — were both international bestsellers. Tertzakian has more than 30 years of experience in the business of energy, spanning all systems, from oil and gas to renewables. His holistic knowledge of finance, physics, innovation, and economics forms a foundation for his unvarnished, balanced, and thought-provoking presentations on how audiences should think about sustainable energy solutions. A graduate of MIT’s Sloan School of Management, Tertzakian is currently the deputy director of ARC Energy Research Institute, an adjunct professor at the University of Calgary, and an Executive-in-Residence at the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre. FOLLOW EDU! ⬇️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/energydisruptors/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnergyDisruptor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/energy-disruptors/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@energydisruptors
How To Think Like A Futurist & Be Ready For Anything | Jane McGonigal | EDU2022
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How To Think Like A Futurist & Be Ready For Anything | Jane McGonigal | EDU2022

How do we map out our lives when it feels impossible to predict what the world will be like next week, let alone next decade? This presentation introduces vital strategies for regaining our confidence and creativity amidst uncertainty. Join Jane McGonigal, a renowned future forecaster and game designer, as she guides us in preparing for the future before it unfolds, providing essential tools to shape the world we aspire to inhabit. Leveraging cutting-edge insights from psychology and neuroscience, Jane unveils methods to train our minds for the extraordinary—enabling us to conceptualize the inconceivable. She engages us in imaginative thought experiments and future simulations, crafted to enhance our collective foresight. This journey prepares us to leap into the future, envisioning our lives a decade hence, fostering the bravery and insight needed for creative problem-solving. We'll learn to take decisive steps towards shaping our desired future and tap into 'urgent optimism,' a powerful, inherent force that fuels our capacity to act. Join us in this transformative experience to unlock your potential in shaping tomorrow. Don't miss out on the next live Energy Disruptors: UNITE summit - Oct 1&2 2024. Save the date and subscribe at https://www.energydisruptors.com/ to be the first to know when tickets are available. FOLLOW EDU! ⬇️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/energydisruptors/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnergyDisruptor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/energy-disruptors/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@energydisruptors
Why silence holds the key to ESG | Gillian Tett | Energy Disruptors | EDU2022
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Why silence holds the key to ESG | Gillian Tett | Energy Disruptors | EDU2022

While today's business world is dominated by technology and data analysis, award-winning financial journalist and anthropology Ph.D. Gillian Tett advocates thinking like an anthropologist to better understand consumer behaviors, markets, and organizations to address some of society's most urgent challenges. Gillian Tett - Awarding-winning journalist, Chairman of the US Editorial Board & America Editor-at-Large, Financial Times Gillian Tett has an unparalleled track record at predicting important trends that impact the world. She called the credit crunch crisis three years ahead of anyone else. Her journalistic work, to chart and explain the ensuing global financial crisis is well documented and she has received awards for her work. More recently, she foresaw the rise of populism, and the electoral success of President Trump, and she now warns on the emerging risks posed by certain new types of Fintech — products and services that arise from new types of ‘financial innovation’ and the current lag of effective regulation and governance to manage these activities. Gillian’s best-selling book, Anthro-Vision: A New Way to See in Business and Life, offers a look at how businesses can revolutionize their understanding of human behavior by studying consumers and organizations through an anthropological lens. Gillian Tett is Chairman of the US Editorial Board and America Editor-at-Large at the Financial Times. In her previous role at FT, she was Managing Editor (US) and columnist and also oversaw global coverage of the financial markets. Her twice-weekly column earned her recognition as Columnist of the Year at the 2014 Press Awards. In 2004, Gillian began building a team at the Financial Times to cover capital markets, correctly anticipating the need to watch an industry growing uncommonly fast. By 2007, a year ahead of the curve, she began issuing her news-breaking warnings of a looming financial crisis. In recognition of her work, Gillian has won several awards, including the 2021 Presidents’ Medal from the American Anthropological Association, the UK Speechwriters’ Guild Business Communicator of the Year 2012, the Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards 2009, British Business Journalist of the Year in 2008, and the Wincott prize in 2007. Gillian also received The British Academy President’s Medal 2011, which rewards service to the cause of the humanities and social sciences, specifically for her insightful journalism contributing to public understanding. More recently, she was recognized as Columnist of the Year at the 2014 Press Awards. FOLLOW EDU! ⬇️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/energydisruptors/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnergyDisruptor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/energy-disruptors/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@energydisruptors
Decolonizing Together | Fireside Chat with Nikki Sanchez | EDU2022
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Decolonizing Together | Fireside Chat with Nikki Sanchez | EDU2022

Join us for one of the most important conversations we have hosted to date. This is an enlightening and beautifully uncomfortable conversation between our host, Holly Ransom, and esteemed guest, Nikki Sanchez, as they delve deep into the pivotal topic of decolonization. Recorded at Energy Disruptors: UNITE 2022 in Calgary, this discussion offers a profound exploration of how decolonization intertwines with our journey towards an equitable and clean energy future. Tune in to gain insights on why shifting away from a colonial paradigm is crucial for driving innovative, sustainable, and inclusive energy solutions for all. Nikki Sanchez (she/her) is a Pipil and Irish/Scottish academic, Indigenous media maker, and environmental educator. Nikki holds a master’s degree in Indigenous Governance and is presently completing a Ph.D. with a research focus on emerging visual media technology as it relates to Indigenous ontology. Nikki is a board member of the Sierra Club BC, BC Women’s Hospital, Photographers Without Borders, and a doctoral fellow at the Center for Religion and Society at the University of Victoria. Don't miss out on the next live Energy Disruptors: UNITE summit - Oct 1&2 2024. Save the date and subscribe at https://www.energydisruptors.com/ to be the first to know when tickets are available. 01:30 What is decolonization? 05:05 How to be an ally and an advocate 08:20 The energy transition and indigenous ecologies 13:20 Biodiversity 14:55 The power of humility 18:00 How can we enrich understanding? 20:50 The three realms of collective healing 21:51 How to process guilt and shame 24:00 A time of great transition Nikki Sanchez TEDtalk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QP9x1NnCWNY www.indigenousclimateaction.com www.sacredearth.solar FOLLOW EDU! ⬇️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/energydisruptors/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnergyDisruptor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/energy-disruptors/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@energydisruptors
How to thrive through the global energy transition | Michael Liebreich | EDU2019
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How to thrive through the global energy transition | Michael Liebreich | EDU2019

Michael Liebreich, Chairman and CEO of Liebreich Associates, provides advisory services and speaks on clean energy, transportation, technology, climate finance, and sustainable development. He recently joined Sustainable Development Capital LLP as a Senior Advisor. Michael founded New Energy Finance in 2004 and was its Chairman and CEO until the sale to Bloomberg LP in 2009. He continued as CEO of Bloomberg New Energy Finance until 2014, becoming Chairman of the Advisory Board; since the start of 2018 has been a Senior Contributor. Between 2012 and 2018, Michael served on the Board of Transport for London, where he sat on the Finance Committee and chaired the Safety, Sustainability, and HR Panel. He is a member of the UK Department for International Trade’s Capital Investment Advisory Board, a Visiting Professor at Imperial College’s Energy Futures Lab, and the founding Chairman of the Liebreich Foundation and Association EcoVillages, a Swiss charity focusing on the sustainability of mountain regions. In June 2019, Michael joined the IEA’s Global Commission for Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency. Michael serves on various advisory boards, including WWF Switzerland, The Hawthorn Club, Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy (WiSER), the OECD Centre on Green Finance, Imperial College’s Masters program in Climate Finance and Management, Carbon Limiting Technologies Sustainable Technologies Fund, Ignite Power, and Equinor’s International Advisory Board. He is a member of the Strategic Committee for the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions (Solar Impulse Foundation), the selection committee for the Bloomberg New Energy Pioneers, and the High-Level Observer Group for the Hydrogen Council. Between 2008 and 2017, Michael served on the high-level advisory group for the UN Secretary General’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative. He was the founding chairman of Finance for Resilience, an accelerator of climate finance solutions, and chaired St Mark’s Hospital Foundation, a bowel medicine charity, between 2010 and 2017. Michael has testified to numerous governmental bodies, addressed the UN General Assembly, and contributed to international and trade press. He is the co-author of three peer-reviewed papers and of the Complete Skier (BBC Books, 1993). Prior to founding New Energy Finance, Michael helped build over 25 companies as a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and executive. Michael’s angel investments include Chargepoint Inc, PassivSystems, Azuri Technologies, Become Energy, Zeelo Ltd, What3Words, SFC Energy, and Cypher Coding. He earned his MA in Engineering with First Class Honors from the University of Cambridge, has an MBA from Harvard, and has won lifetime achievement awards from BusinessGreen and the UK Renewable Energy Association. Michael was a member of the British Ski Team and is fluent in French and German. He lives in London with his wife and three children. FOLLOW EDU! ⬇️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/energydisruptors/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnergyDisruptor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/energy-disruptors/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@energydisruptors Michael Liebreich | Liebreich Associates | Clean energy | Sustainable development | Bloomberg New Energy Finance | Sustainable Development Capital LLP | Climate finance | Advisory boards | IEA Global Commission | Energy efficiency
Re-imagining Our Energy Future: Insights From Emerging Energy Leaders | EDU2019
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Re-imagining Our Energy Future: Insights From Emerging Energy Leaders | EDU2019

Holly Ransom discusses the need for intergenerational collaboration with three emerging energy leaders; Olivia Reshetylo is Student Energy’s Global Community Manager. She is responsible for the development and expansion of the organization’s student-led chapters around the world, empowering students to impact their communities, collaborate with the energy sector, and accelerate our sustainable energy transition. Rhythima Shinde works at the edge of integrating policies and technologies for sustainability, especially for energy and housing sector. Currently, she is pursuing a Ph.D. in environmental engineering at ETH Zurich (Switzerland), developing data-driven decision-making models, tapping into Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence tools for sustainable urban housing policies. Leveraging her double masters in policy science and computer science at TU Delft (Netherlands) and her bachelors in engineering at IIT Bombay (India), she worked as the co-founder of Energy Bazaar, where she helped develop the algorithms to adapt a peer-to-peer energy trading platform for Indian rural context. With this experience, she is pursuing further projects to develop decentralized energy solutions for the European market. Santiago Espinosa de los Monteros Harispuru is a Mexican that was born in Caracas, Venezuela, in December 1992. He studied Renewable Energy Engineering at the National Autonomous University of México. Through the Canadian NGO Student Energy, he was active in developing energy-related conferences, summits and seminars for students from Latin America and the rest of the world. As a participant in international events, he was able to attend COPs 21 and 22 in Paris and Morocco, which then led him to interview the then President of the UN General Assembly in New York about SDG 7 and what the UN was doing towards its achievement. He is also an active speaker at Mexican events and media. FOLLOW EDU! ⬇️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/energydisruptors/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnergyDisruptor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/energy-disruptors/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@energydisruptors Intergenerational collaboration | Holly Ransom | Olivia Reshetylo | Student Energy | Global | Community Manager | Sustainable energy transition | Rhythima Shinde | Ph.D. in environmental engineering | Machine learning | Artificial Intelligence
An insight into the future of energy in North America | Mark Little - CEO Suncor Energy | EDU2019
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An insight into the future of energy in North America | Mark Little - CEO Suncor Energy | EDU2019

Mark Little is president and chief executive officer of Suncor Energy Inc. Mark joined Suncor in 2008 as senior vice president, Strategic Growth and Energy Trading before becoming the senior vice president of integration following Suncor’s merger with Petro-Canada. Mark has also served as senior vice president, International and Offshore; executive vice president, Oil Sands; executive vice president Upstream; president, Upstream; and chief operating officer. In these roles, Mark’s accountabilities have spanned from operations in the Wood Buffalo region to operations in offshore East Coast Canada, the North Sea, and international onshore operations in Latin America, North Africa and the Near East, where he oversaw significant improvements in efficiency and performance, as well as portfolio growth. Mark has over 34 years of international energy industry experience, including 23 years at Imperial/Exxon. A previous member of the Accenture Global Energy Board and formerly the Chair of Syncrude Canada, Mark is a current member of the board of governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) where he also serves as a member of the Executive Committee and the Oil Sands CEO Council. Born and raised in Calgary, Mark holds a science degree from the University of Calgary and an applied petroleum engineering technology degree from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). He is also a graduate of the advanced management program at Harvard Business School. From 2003 to 2007 he served as Honorary Colonel for the 409 and 441 Tactical Fighter Squadrons at 4 Wing Airforce Base in Cold Lake, Alta., a role that reflected his commitment to the relationship between the Air Force, the community and industry. Don't miss out on the next live Energy Disruptors: UNITE summit - Oct 1&2 2024. Save the date and subscribe at https://www.energydisruptors.com/ to be the first to know when tickets are available. FOLLOW EDU! ⬇️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/energydisruptors/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnergyDisruptor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/energy-disruptors/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@energydisruptors
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