Being connected to your emotions helps you grow, and fear can be your strength.
As a classically trained musician on the flute and piano, William Yang creates popular contemporary arrangements to fit all occasions. His musical interpretations and character defines his role as a performer and an artist, as he expresses each song with a unique style.
William is currently an Admissions Advisor at UC Riverside Extension and the Director of Speaker Administration at the Project Management Institute, Los Angeles. He has a M.S. in Bioengineering and B.S. in Biological Sciences from UC Riverside, and will be completing his second M.S. in Project Management from UW Platteville in Summer 2017.
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Air date: 10/4/15. This week on American Black Journal, host Stephen Henderson talks with entrepreneur John W. Barfield on his success, and we see a trailer to a new documentary about his life. Episode 4401/Segment 1.
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A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you, says His Holiness Pope Francis in this searing TED Talk delivered directly from Vatican City. In a hopeful message to people of all faiths, to those who have power as well as those who don’t, the spiritual leader provides illuminating commentary on the world as we currently find it and calls for equality, solidarity and tenderness to prevail. “Let us help each other, all together, to remember that the ‘other’ is not a statistic, or a number,” he says. “We all need each other.”
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Wharton Entrepreneurship Workshop, “Business Plan Writing 101,” featuring Patrick FitzGerald, C’97, Managing Director of DreamIt Ventures. FitzGerald discusses what is required to write an effective business plan.
What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility.