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Our Post-COVID Psychological and Cultural Future with Barry Schwartz


What happens when the global consumer population has been trained to expect a culture of choice—then overnight has virtually none? The current crisis reminds people of which choices really matter. But unstructured time and infinite distraction on the internet may make things worse. What will it take for people to not just go back to the way things were once this siege has lifted?


May 21
11 am – noon ET

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Economic Insights for a COVID Economy with Dr. Marci Rossell


Dr. Marci RossellWhat exactly is the “COVID Economy,” and what adjustments do we need to make in order to adapt? As real first-quarter data for 2020 rolls in, economist Dr. Marci Rossell will share her insights on updated economic results from around the globe.Discover what we’ve learned so far and why tougher community interventions actually make for better post-pandemic economic outcomes.


May 14
1 pm – 2 pm

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Get Ready to Embrace Disruption with Pam McNally


PamMcNally-HeadshotThe virtual future we’ve predicted is quickly becoming the new normal, changing how we live each day—even more so now. New technology and digital platforms are constantly emerging and quickly being adopted, leading us to a crossroads. Add in the generational shift and new points of view, and it’s hard to tell which way to turn. Executive Vice President of Digital for SANDOW and Interior Design Media Pam McNally will discuss this brave new world, evolving client expectations and tech trends, and what it all means for you.


May 7
11 am – noon ET

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Why Our Brains Can Fail Us During the COVID-19 Crisis with Dr. Allan Hamilton


Dr. Hamilton The human brain is a marvel of planning, risk assessment, and strategy execution. But what happens when we encounter circumstances we’ve never experienced? Harvard-trained neurosurgeon Dr. Allan Hamilton will explain how and why emotional reactions tend to overtake logical thought in a crisis. Learn to recognize—and overcome—situations when the brain disregards logic and resorts to more primitive emotional responses.


April 30
11 am – noon ET

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Resilience in the Time of Coronavirus with Greg Hicks


<img width=Based on research across 70 countries, Greg Hicks shares a system of nine practical and simple behaviors you can adopt for enduring a pandemic. Hardwired into each of us, these behaviors help you leverage the part of the brain where resiliency, innovation, and human connection (even remotely) most effectively take place. A popular speaker at the Applied Brilliance conference, Greg will help you discover ways to cope and find positive opportunities for your own growth and well-being during these unprecedented times.

April 23
11 am – noon ET

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Designing in a Virtual World with Patricia Urquiola


Patricia Urquiola WebinarArchitect and designer Patricia Urquiola works on projects all over the world. Her studio has been working virtually with their clients for years—and often their meetings and project reviews are not held face-to-face, or even in the same time zone. Discover how Patricia balances innovation and design with craftsmanship and quality to create pieces and spaces globally—oftentimes from a distance.

April 16
11 am – noon ET

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New World of Work with Jeff DeGraff


Jeff DThe future isn’t what it used to be—so what does this all mean? And what do we do now? University of Michigan professor Jeff DeGraff answers these questions using a creative mindset to identify incongruities and anomalies happening today, and emerging opportunities you can act upon. Called the “Dean of Innovation,” he has been at the forefront of some of the most significant innovations of the past 30 years, advising hundreds of Fortune 500 companies how to look beyond the obvious.

April 2
1-2 pm ET

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Economic Insights with
Dr. Marci Rossell


Dr. Marci RossellMany of us fear that the US—and the world—may be heading into a coronavirus-fueled recession. But economic expert Dr. Marci Rossell says there are some key differences between this financial crisis and previous recessions, which could indicate quicker financial recovery. Hear her views as she shares thoughts about the impacts of the COVID_19 pandemic on our economy.

March 26
2-3:00pm ET

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