How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure.
The film Black Panther is a good example of black culture hitting the mainstream. But so often black culture is represented in negative ways in the media. This has to stop, argues author Irenosen Okojie. We need to celebrate black film, art, and literature—what she calls “black joy.”
Andrew Hozier Byrne, best known for his song Take Me To Church, is an Irish musician who advocates for gay rights, marriage equality, and feminism. This episode of Culture Counter will take us through Hozier’s musical career and explore his passion for political and social activism.
Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks—including death itself—at the university’s 114th...
Harry Beard is a 17-year-old entrepreneur who co-founded the generation Z marketing consultancy firm, Future Labs. Generation Z are, at an increasingly young age, putting themselves at the forefront of global discourse and empowering themselves through social media.
Artist Jamilla Okubo is using her craft to illustrate the power of Black women. Raised in Washington DC, Jamilla Okubo uses her art to give a positive visual representation of Black women. Okubo is vocal about empowering women because of her upbringing.