Archive for February, 2012

TEDxBroadway Videos-Session 3

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(Session 1 and Session 2 also available.) We started session 3 with Vince Gassetto, the Principal of Middle School 343 in the Bronx, who brought his whole school to Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark a few weeks before. A truly moving moment: Juan Enriquez, who has appeared on the TED stage several times, talked about […]

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    TEDxBroadway Videos-Session 2

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    (Session 1 and Session 3 also available.) Session 2 started with Matt Sax bringing us both music and poetry: Frank Eliason, known to many of you for years as the man behind @comcastcares and now at Citibank, talked about customer service as an affair of the heart: Kara Larson warned us to be careful when […]

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      TEDxBroadway Videos-Session 1

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      Hear ye! Hear ye!  All the presentations from TEDxBroadway are now available on video. There were three sessions in the day, and I’m going to create separate posts for each session, starting with Session 1 here.  (Session 2 and Session 3 also available.) Ken Davenport gave some framing comments for the day: And we led […]

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        You Can’t Kill Demand for a Product by Giving it to More People

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        Imagine professional basketball as a business that is exactly the same as it is now except that you couldn’t watch a game if you weren’t in the stadium when the game happened. What would that be like?  Would it make the live product more valuable?  Would the teams suddenly make a fortune charging for tickets, […]

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          TEDxBroadway 2012 Reflections

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          It’s been a few days, but I’ve been traveling, recovering, and handling all the stuff that went to the back burner in the run up to the event.  Since last Monday in New York, I’ve had plenty of time to think about TEDxBroadway 2012, and I’m finally sharing those thoughts here. My bottom line is […]

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