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Speaker Spotlight: Stephen HeaveN Cantor

Who knew that a TV cartoon would help lead to a career in beatboxing? “I was obsessed with cartoons when I was a kid,” says beatbox champion Steven HeaveN Cantor. I remember watching ‘Doug” and the opening theme song had a very beatbox feel to it. That was an early inspiration.” Alternative rock from “Matchbox […]

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Speaker Spotlight: M. Ayodele Heath

As a kid, M. Ayodele Heath didn’t like to read. He was good at math and science but could care less about literature. Much less poetry, which he thought was corny. In his teens, however, the geek discovered two things that had a profound effect on his life: the lyrics of hip-hop and the writings […]

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2015 Speaker Spotlight – Jill Perry-Smith

How would your level of creativity differ if you had different friends? How would your critical thinking skills be different if you had different co-workers? Dr. Jill Perry-Smith’s work in organizational psychology and informal social networks delves into the possibility that who you know directly influences your ability to achieve creative and innovative success. After […]

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TEDxPeachtree 2015 Speaker Spotlight: Galo

“I try to embody the creative aspect throughout my life and through my own training,” says Galo, founder and force behind The Movement Project. The Crossfit trainer and former financial analyst’s blog embodies that philosophy, bringing together observations on life, on physicality, on creativity. Take, for instance, his entry A Beautiful Practice, dated September 27th, […]

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