The Circuit: Tell Me Something Good
LEADING AUTHORITIES' ROUND UP OF THOUGHT LEADERSHIP, TRENDS, AND PERSONALITIES ON THE SPEAKING CIRCUIT
That’s the Truth
Former Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer released a new book on Tuesday all about the deluge of information in today’s high-tech, always plugged-in society. Overload: Finding the Truth in Today’s Deluge of News features interviews with more than 40 media leaders, looks at how Americans get their news, and explores it’s impact on the national conversation.
Is Instagram Holding You Back?
Straight-shooter Sarah Robb O’Hagan (CEO of Flywheel, former Nike and Gatorade exec.) regularly tells it like it is to her audiences, readers, and I imagine her staff. This week she penned an article encouraging us all to “embrace our ugly bits” because “it’s amazing what that does for your self-confidence.” I don’t know if I’m ready to post just any pic my two-year-old snaps of me – but it’s an empowering read.
In a Positive Spin
Global trends expert Zachary Karabell feels like enough people are focused on what can go wrong in today’s world. In his new podcast series “What Could Go Right?,” he has conversations with leaders in politics, economics, and the arts to examine the potential good out there.
You Could Win
Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski is hosting her annual Know Your Value event—featuring a star-studded line-up—at the end of this month in NYC. And, you could win tickets, travel, career coaching and $5,000. The hoop? A one-minute video. You can do it!
Congratulations to Gen. John Allen, the former commander of US forces in Afghanistan, who is taking over as the new president of the Brookings Institute next month.
Blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer was named an “Everyday Hero” by Outside magazine. In his interview he talks about how he turned tragedy into fuel for something bigger than himself.
Vanity Fair put out their 2017 New Establishment List this week and included Axios duo Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen, praising their “must-read, daily scoops.”