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Have This Conversation To Successfully Think + Plan For An Unthinkable School Year

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Have you been talking with your children about the new school year? Many schools are starting the year fully remote; some, including New York City’s public school system, are vowing to provide in-person learning; some colleges and universities are staggering their calendars and only allowing select classes of students or majors to return to in-person learning. Many schools and colleges...
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Creating A Successful Go To Market Strategy For An AI Tech Company

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Ali Khaloo is a first-time founder and CEO of Aren, a company that uses artificial intelligence to inspect and analyze infrastructure assets, such as bridges, dams and tunnels, to assess their structural integrity. He gravitated toward AREA in part because despite developing a new technology, he needed to both figure out how to commercialize and monetize it and how to...
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Making A Big Bet: Should Peace First Expand Youth Programming Into the Middle East?

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Eric Dawson founded Peace First in 2009 to empower young people to work toward a more just and peaceful world. He began in Boston and over time grew his nonprofit and its powerful movement into 140 countries. A small grant from the Gates Foundation allowed Peace First to explore expanding into the Mideast and North Africa, the so-called MENA region,…

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Using AREA To Be A More Interesting Person: An Interview With MIT’s Vincent Quan

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How can I be a more interesting and well-rounded person? That was the question that Vincent Quan, a Policy Manager at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, which researches solutions to alleviate poverty, asked himself and used the AREA Method to solve. Click play below to listen to Vincent’s episode of the Problem Solved Podcast.  …

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