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Alan Vaughan - Psychology must globalize

Alan Vaughan

Alan Vaughan

Does being psychologically healthy mean accepting capitalism?  Or being comfortable with consumerism?  Dr. Alan Vaughan, who directs Saybrook's Jungian Studies program, says that there's no reason it should in principle - but that in practice, psychology has too often been a tool used by western culture to indoctrinate its own people into being comfortable with the way things are.  But psychology can learn and adapt from the rest of the world to think more deeply about what it means to be human.

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Chip Conley - Meaningful Workplaces Create Success

Chip Conley

Chip Conley

Chip Conley has a question for business leaders:  if your business didn't exist, would it matter to the world?  Companies that can answer "yes" are far more likely to bring out the best in their employees.  For a successful businesses in the 21st century a sense of meaning is crucial - and that means going beyond the platitudes to find the mission that employees and customers really care about.

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Chip Conley - The people skills of great business leaders

Chip Conley

Chip Conley

The skill that seperates  business leaders from business followers is:  emotional intelligence.  Chip Conley, Saybrook University's Scholar-Practitioner in Residence and the founder of Joi de Vivre hotels, says that understanding how to help your employees be happy is the invaluable skill for tomorrow's executives, and they can't get that from focusing on the botom line.

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Ruth Richards - What is Creativity?

Ruth Richards

Ruth Richards

When we have a new idea, where does it come from?  Why are some people so original?  What are they doing that the rest of us aren't?  Ruth Richards, editor of "Everyday Creativity" and one of the leading researchers in the study of creativity in everyday life, says you can look at creativity as a different state of consciousness - one we all have access to but rarely understant.

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Eric Willmarth - Advances in Hypnosis

Eric Willmarth

Eric Willmarth

Science has taken a close look at what happens in the brain when someone goes under hypnosis - and the results can make hypnotic treatments more targetted and more effective.  But Dr. Eric Willmarth, a globally recognized expert in the use of hypnosis for clinical treatment, says that for all the advances we've made in understanding how to use hypnosis, it still might be best to compare hypnosis to musical ability:  ideosyncratic and very personal, with no two people under hypnosis alike.

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Donald Moss - Uncovering the new face of illness

Donald Moss

Donald Moss

We don't get sick the way we used to - and our medical needs are radically different than they were 100 years ago.  In an era when we know so much more, and live so much longer, medicine needs to change.  In this excerpt from his presentation "The Promise of the New Medicine," Dr. Donald Moss outlines what the next generation of medicine and healthcare will look like.

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