Past Technically Speaking Presentations | Technological Leadership Institute

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    Build a Workplace People Love - Just Add Joy

    October 15, 2015 - 5:30pm

    What does joy look like in the workplace? How can businesses and organizations move from a culture of manufactured fear to joy? In this interactive session, author and Menlo Innovations CEO Rich Sheridan answered those questions, sharing his more than a decade of experience leading a team focused on the business value of joy. Sheridan explained what joy looks like, feels like, and how to create an intentional team culture, unleashing the human energy and results you always knew were possible.
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    Understanding and Meeting the Needs of our Nation's Wounded Warriors

    September 15, 2015 - 5:30pm

    Our nation’s service members often face enormous challenges transitioning from military to civilian life. Drawing on her 25 years of military policy experience with the Department of Defense, Ellen Embrey will discuss how leaders in both the public and private sectors can identify and meet the complex needs our wounded warriors face.
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    Global and Local Research and Development

    May 19, 2015 - 5:30pm

    Explore the implications of "The World is Flat" for new services, products/business development opportunities, including the lessons learned, surprises, threats/opportunities, blockers/accelerators, and innovation in localization in a global technology environment.
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    Grow Your Career AND Your Business: Success Stories from Recent TLI Graduates

    April 16, 2015 - 5:30pm

    Recent graduates shared stories about how a master’s degree in technology leadership can help you grow your career and your business results.
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    Commercializing Nanotechnology

    March 18, 2015 - 5:30pm

    Attendees explored significant product successes based on nano-technology, and the unique challenges in commercializing such advanced materials as well as the next exciting nanotech applications and how the U can help move ideas from the lab to the market.
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    Easiest Catch: Don’t Be Another Fish In The 'Net

    February 18, 2015 - 5:30pm

    Mark Lanterman discussed high profile cyber-crime events, including Web Site breaches impacting retailers, banks, Hollywood and government agencies. Mark discussed particularly dangerous types of threats that might effect individuals such as phishing, malware, and wifi attacks.
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    The Biologist’s Imagination: Innovation in the Biosciences

    November 18, 2014 - 5:30pm

    William Hoffman discussed the history of innovation in the biosciences from the late 18th century to the present, including the rise of the biotechnology industry in the second half of the 20th century. This history is after all a foundation for the in which Mr. Hoffman believes the process of innovation itself must change, must itself undergo innovation if it is to keep pace with a massive and convergent technology landscape and increasing globalization in education, the workplace and entrepreneurship.
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    Why Technical Leaders Should Embrace Playfulness and Humor

    October 16, 2014 - 5:30pm

    Attendees discovered connections between creativity, prolific idea generation, humor, and play. Researchers have found that a playful attitude is helpful in creative problem solving. If we want to be creative technical leaders, we need to encourage and embrace play and humor.