Life is not perfect. This is something everyone knows. But for some, accepting the asymmetry of life can be a struggle in itself. In this talk, UWM freshman Amanda Springob shares her coming of age story, detailing the highs and lows of her teenage life in her relationships with men, depression, and small-town fame. Along the way, she examines the importance of speaking up, not just in the public eye, but in our private lives as well. Amanda is a student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a motivational speaker in the Wisconsin area. In her free time, she enjoys [More]
There’s no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common. TED Curator Chris Anderson shares this secret — along with four ways to make it work for you. Do you have what it takes to share an idea worth spreading? TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design — plus science, business, global issues, [More]
A professional speaker, writer and lover of extreme adventure sports Gerry Duffy’s CV is filled with accomplishments such as running 32 marathons’ in 32 consecutive days and also completing a DECA Iron distance triathlon. (24 mile swim, 1,160 mile bike and 262 mile run). Gerry has been invited to address the workforces of companies such as Facebook, Google, Bank of America and Coca Cola. His presentations are packed with simple strategies to achieve small, medium as well as really big hairy scary goals. He has written two Best Selling Books (Who Dares, runs and Tick Tock Ten). Ironically the biggest [More]