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FREE WEBINAR: 4 Reasons Why “Everybody Needs a Coach” Nov 27 & 28

FREE WEBINAR 4 Available Time Slots available on Monday, November 27 & Tuesday, November 28 Choose one that works best for your schedule, so you never have to miss a webinar again! **REGISTER NOW**   Business leaders, Eric Schmidt and Bill Gates say that “everybody needs a coach", and the C-suite, (CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, etc.) increasingly hire leadership coaches to help them navigate…

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Empathetic Listening: An Interview with Mark Goulston

In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes Dr. Mark Goulston back to Big Beacon Radio. Mark is the author of "Just Listen," the top book on listening in the world, as well as "Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life." A former UCLA professor of psychiatry and FBI and police hostage negotiation…

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Work in Ireland on Whole New Engineer

Educators all over the world are discovering A Whole New Engineer and using it to inspire their faculty and students. From Professor Lisa Looney, Executive Dean of Engineering and Computing at Dublin City University: Decided to introduce some of your ideas in a very 'up front' way (while also brightening up one of our buildings) by drawing attention to your 6 minds…

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Reflecting on the 2017 Educational Transformers Unconference

In this episode, host Dave Goldberg is joined by returning Big Beacon Radio guests, Jeff Evans and Kate Goodman—who both presented at the 2017 Educational Transformers Unconference held at Lehigh University this past June. The Unconference brought together a diverse group of educators, students, Big Beacon networkers, and other like-minded and like-hearted transformers to engage mind-to-mind, hand-to-hand, and heart-to-heart for…

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Entrepreneurially Minded Learning: An Interview with Bob Harder

In this episode, host Dave Goldberg is joined by Bob Harder, Dean of Engineering at George Fox University. Bob is a knowledge enterprise architect, with a long history of developing and sustaining innovative academic programs in collaboration with industry partners and community stakeholders. Join Bob and Dave as they delve into what makes George Fox's engineering program unique, discuss the…

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Engineering a new Africa: An interview with Fred McBagonluri

Engineering a new Africa: An interview with Fred McBagonluri Ashesi's Dean of Engineering spoke with Big Beacon Radio about the role of engineering in facilitating Africa's development and what makes Ashesi's engineering program unique. "We are pushing the boundaries of engineering in Africa. We are trying to forge an African educational team that is focused on solving the fundamental problems…

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99 Episodes and Counting: Reflections on Big Beacon Radio

In this episode, host Dave Goldberg is joined by Emma Schoenfelner—Big Beacon program coordinator and program assistant for Big Beacon Radio—to reflect on 99 episodes of Big Beacon Radio. For over two years, Dave has been having inspiring weekly conversations with academic change leaders, authors, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Join Dave and Emma as they explore some of their favorite guests,…

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Expanding Engineering Equity: An Interview with Meagan Pollock

In this episode, host Dave Goldberg is joined by Meagan Pollock, Director of Professional Development for the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity. NAPE is a national team of equity professionals that build educators’ capacity to implement effective solutions for increasing student access, educational equity and workforce diversity. Join Meagan and Dave as they explore the challenges and solutions to…

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Engineering a New Africa: An Interview with Fred McBagonluri

In this episode, host Dave Goldberg is joined by Fred McBagonluri, Dean of Engineering at Ghana's Ashesi University. Fred has held various roles in Engineering, Strategy, Marketing and Research, and has worked with several institutions in the U.S, including Princeton University, Siemens Healthcare and Becton Dickinson and Co. In 2008, Fred was awarded the Black Engineer of the Year’s Most…

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Inspiring Young Innovators: An Interview with Betty Gronneberg

In this episode, host Dave Goldberg is joined by Betty Gronneberg, founder of uCodeGirl, a non-profit organization that offers a pathway to technology careers for teen girls by tapping into their curiosity, skills and potential. With various enrichment programs and STEM mentorship initiative, uCodeGirl makes technology interesting, relevant and age-appropriate. Also, as a recipient of the prestigious Bush Foundation Leadership…

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