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No Foolin': Vinnie Brand Knows How to get People Laughing

Funny man Vinnie Brand started his career by opening up a flower shop. But the life of a florist wasn’t cutting it for Vinnie. Maybe it was the painstaking task of creating floral arrangements. Or maybe it was the pollen. (We promise we’re not playing an April Fool’s joke on you!) One thing was clear; […]

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Annika Lorienne & Ravind Kumar Empower Global ‘Connective Listening’

Annika Lorienne & Ravind Kumar Empower Global ‘Connective Listening’

“You’re listening to Sonic Stir Fry with Jen on WMCX ‘The X’ 88.9 FM: ‘New Jersey’s Home for Modern Rock with an Edge.’ Flag me @SonicStirFry on RadioFlag to request a song or just to say hi, comment, and provide any news tips.” Ah… Those words, frequently repeated in various combinations, along with others bring […]

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David Srere is a Man of Many Talents

David Srere is a Man of Many Talents

Co-CEO of a corporate branding firm. Father. Half marathon runner. Long-distance biker. Piano player. Upcoming TEDxNavesink speaker. David Srere is a man of many interests and talents. But how does he navigate such a demanding professional and personal life? David’s secret weapon: the power of simplicity. “Simplicity brings clarity instead of confusion, productivity instead of paralysis, […]

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A Q&A with Audible Founder and TEDxNav Speaker Don Katz

A Q&A with Audible Founder and TEDxNav Speaker Don Katz

TEDxNavesink’s Tom Adams spoke with upcoming speaker Don Katz, founder and CEO of Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content. The company commercialized the first portable digital audio player in 1997, and it is the exclusive supplier of audiobooks to Apple’s iTunes store worldwide and operates 12 global […]

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Joe Iconis Brings His Witty Musical Style to TEDxNavesink

Joe Iconis Brings His Witty Musical Style to TEDxNavesink

Writer Joe Iconis is bringing his hairy style to TEDxNavesink. Literally, he says. “I think I’m hairier than most men. I’m a full-blown Italian and we are a notoriously hairy people, but I think, even in the realm of hairy Italians, I’m up there. So I’m bringing that to TEDxNavesink.” And that’s not all he’s […]

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Accelerators on Campus: TEDxNavesink and the College Student

Accelerators on Campus: TEDxNavesink and the College Student

What can Monmouth University students expect from TEDxNavesink? The historic campus of Monmouth University will provide the backdrop for TEDxNavesink 2015: Accelerators on April 11 at Pollak Theatre. Monmouth University students will have the unique opportunity to take part in a local TEDx event right on their campus. The beauty of TEDxNavesink is that it […]

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Nadya Zhexembayeva Is the Queen of Reinvention

Nadya Zhexembayeva Is the Queen of Reinvention

Dr. Nadya Zhexembayeva wants us to ‘re’ ourselves. Renew. Rethink. Reimagine. And most importantly, reinvent. To Nadya, reinvention means taking the very best of what you have and finding a better way of using it. This big idea is what drives her professional life, but it stems from very personal experiences. “ I think my […]

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The Way to Wellville and Other Places with Esther Dyson

The Way to Wellville and Other Places with Esther Dyson

Can you imagine for a moment you are living in a community in the United States where everyone is getting enough healthy food, exercising regularly, getting enough sleep, living with less stress and leading a healthy and productive life? Can you see them working with their families, friends and businesses in order to sustain a […]

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