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Brexit in the Bardo

By Raye Elizabeth Ward As I made my way to the Capital Factory, that go-go hive of entrepreneurial-ism in the center of Austin, to hear what the U.K. Dept. of International Trade had to say about Brexit, I thought about a University of London marketing class I took years ago. The professor, a Scot, turned […]
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The Great Listening

The Great Listening, inspired by Sweden’s 50-year-old Almedalen week of discourse, will host its inaugural event this November 16-17 in Austin.  Almedalen has welcomed leaders from diverse backgrounds like Karl Rove and Jesse Jackson to business leaders like Adam Kostyál, Nasdaq, Sr. VP and Dr. Catherine Mann,
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What is “The World Spins”: and Why Should I Go? Disruption, Innovation and the Future of Our World: Be There or Be Square

Every so often I’m struck by how lucky we are to live in Austin where there are so many people working on the cusp of disruption.  Our new series “The World Spins,”  will bring  people at the forefront of issues that are re-shaping the world we live in:  climate change, national security, blockchain technology,
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