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Minds Worth Meeting Episode 12: The Power of Virtual Reality with Jeremy Bailenson

By | Minds Worth Meeting, Technology, The Future

Virtual reality is very close to becoming a major element of society. With its ability to alter perceptions of the real world, what implications does the emerging technology have for the future of business and society? Minds Worth Meeting chats with VR pioneer and Stanford University Professor Jeremy Bailenson, who discusses the possibilities, opportunities and dangers of using this new medium.

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Is Today’s Education System Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Labor Needs?

By | Speakers & Authorities, Education, The Future

What are we training students to do? In the last millennium, the structure of education has remained constant: students sit in rows listening to a lecturer as they follow along in a book. This factory model, says futurist, award winning author and digital transformation guru Robert Tercek, will be the demise of the workforce if we don’t reinvent the education system to meet the needs of the 21st century society…

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Education’s Bold Opportunity in the Refugee Crisis

By | Speakers & Authorities, Education

When refugees seek asylum, what is the role of the education sector? The number of people displaced by conflict is at the highest level ever recorded; one in every 113 people on the planet is a refugee, asylum seeker or internally displaced. And Alexander Betts, global authority on refugees and human migration, believes higher education institutions around the world are uniquely positioned to help turn crisis into chance…

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Minds Worth Meeting Episode 2: The Art of Customer Delight Part II with Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell

By | Minds Worth Meeting, Customer Experience

In episode two, we continue our conversation with service design experts and co-authors of “Woo, Wow and Win: Service Design, Strategy and the Art of Customer Delight,” Tom Stewart and Patricia O’Connell. This time we go deeper into the service design topic to explore how businesses can leverage social media as part of their service design strategy, and opportunities for service design in government agencies.

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Introducing Our New Podcast

By | Minds Worth Meeting, Company News

At Stern Strategy Group®, we work with the foremost thinkers and doers who are helping companies, institutions and individuals understand the issues and capitalize on the opportunities created by change. It’s a mission we share with our clients, and it’s why we created Minds Worth Meeting (MWM). In a world absent of good conversation, our new podcast connects you to our roster of experts and thought leaders – forces and champions of change across a wide range of industries, disciplines and topics.

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