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Leading with Kindness: How Good People Consistently Get Superior Results

Leading with Kindness: How Good People Consistently Get Superior Results

Taped at Temple Israel, March 5, 2009 Speakers: William F. Baker, Ph.D. :Author, Leading with Kindness; President Emeritus, THIRTEEN and Michael O’Malley, Ph.D.: Co-author, Leading with Kindness running time: 1 hour By now, many leaders have realized that when it comes to business, nice guys often finish first. Old-fashioned images of corporate callousness and greed [...]

Posted: May 6th, 2009 | Comments: 1
The Changing of the Guard in Washington: What to Expect?

The Changing of the Guard in Washington: What to Expect?

Five days before President-elect Barack Obama took the oath of office, Phi Beta Kappa members in New York City discussed the outlook for the new president, problems facing the United States, and the domestic and international issues his administration will face. Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff, from The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, kicks off the [...]

Posted: Jan 15th, 2009 | Comments: 0
Rightsizing New York’s Budget: Thomas P. DiNapoli

Rightsizing New York’s Budget: Thomas P. DiNapoli

With a budget shortfall of $12.5 billion projected for 2009-10, New York’s state government faces its most significant fiscal crisis in decades. However, this is not just another cyclical downturn. What’s left of Wall Street will be significantly leaner, less profitable, and more heavily regulated than the securities industry whose explosive growth fueled the expansion [...]

Posted: Dec 9th, 2008 | Comments: 1
Rightsizing New York’s Budget: Where the Bucks Are

Rightsizing New York’s Budget: Where the Bucks Are

With a budget shortfall of $12.5 billion projected for 2009-10, New York’s state government faces its most significant fiscal crisis in decades. However, this is not just another cyclical downturn. What’s left of Wall Street will be significantly leaner, less profitable, and more heavily regulated than the securities industry whose explosive growth fueled the expansion [...]

Posted: Dec 9th, 2008 | Comments: 1
Then and Now: Fighting the Deregulation Ideology

Then and Now: Fighting the Deregulation Ideology

In the aftermath of Enron, Tyco, and WorldCom, Paul Spyros Sarbanes, former Senator from Maryland, broke the deregulation mold and passed one of the most significant corporate reform bills since the early days of the New Deal, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Senator Sarbanes will describe how he overcame the influence of an “inside the [...]

Posted: Dec 9th, 2008 | Comments: 2
Rightsizing New York’s Budget: Meeting the Medicaid Challenge

Rightsizing New York’s Budget: Meeting the Medicaid Challenge

With a budget shortfall of $12.5 billion projected for 2009-10, New York’s state government faces its most significant fiscal crisis in decades. However, this is not just another cyclical downturn. What’s left of Wall Street will be significantly leaner, less profitable, and more heavily regulated than the securities industry whose explosive growth fueled the expansion [...]

Posted: Dec 9th, 2008 | Comments: 0
Rightsizing New York’s Budget: Earthquake on Wall Street

Rightsizing New York’s Budget: Earthquake on Wall Street

With a budget shortfall of $12.5 billion projected for 2009-10, New York’s state government faces its most significant fiscal crisis in decades. However, this is not just another cyclical downturn. What’s left of Wall Street will be significantly leaner, less profitable, and more heavily regulated than the securities industry whose explosive growth fueled the expansion [...]

Posted: Dec 9th, 2008 | Comments: 0
U.S. Foreign Policy Towards a Rising Asia: A Conversation with Senator Chuck Hagel

U.S. Foreign Policy Towards a Rising Asia: A Conversation with Senator Chuck Hagel

During this time of global financial uncertainty and political change in the United States, America can capitalize on its opportunities in the rising Asia-Pacific region. United States Senator Chuck Hagel (R-Nebraska) will discuss these opportunities in this region and how the US can proceed. Senator Hagel has served as senior member of the Senate Foreign [...]

Posted: Dec 8th, 2008 | Comments: 5
The Time is Now: An Equity Agenda to End Poverty

The Time is Now: An Equity Agenda to End Poverty

With a new administration, now is the time for the United States to address its seemingly intractable problem of poverty. But to accomplish this, we need a new understanding of how the federal government can help all people participate and prosper in healthy, affordable communities. Rather than continuing to tackle separately the underlying issues of [...]

Posted: Dec 4th, 2008 | Comments: 1
Robert Thurman: Why the Dalai Lama Matters

Robert Thurman: Why the Dalai Lama Matters

The Dalai Lama’s life is widely considered extraordinarily dedicated to peace, communication, and unity, as demonstrated by his receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize and US Congressional Gold Medal. Robert Thurman is the co-founder and board president of Tibet House US, President of the American Institute of Buddhist Studies, and professor in the Religion Department [...]

Posted: Dec 3rd, 2008 | Comments: 0
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