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The Circuit: If Life Were the Masters

by Kate Burns

The Circuit

Leading Authorities' roundup of thought leadership, trends, and personalities, on the speaking circuit

In Moments of Quiet Reflection

In remembrance of the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, Washington Post editorial board member Jonathan Capehart interviewed Rep. John Lewis about the day that King was assassinated. Talking about Dr. King, Lewis shared, “he inspired me to get in trouble – what I call good trouble, necessary trouble. And I’ve been getting in trouble ever since.” They discuss civil rights in America and the parallels Lewis sees in young people both today and in the ‘60s.


Is the Pressure Affecting Your Game?
Axios founders Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei discuss the future of the economy and our national defense in the context of President Trump’s mood swings and his management style. They outline the threats and vulnerabilities that America could face in the coming months.


Unlikely Pairing
What happens when a four-star General and Berkeley professor get together and write a book? You get some radical leadership lessons that span the gamut between Burning Man and the U.S. Army. The unlikely duo of former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey and UC Berkeley professor and best-selling business author Ori Brafman define inclusion leadership as creating a sense of belonging and focus leaders on translating this desire to an organization’s mission.


Wearing Their Green Jackets
Congratulations are in order for three of our friends:
CNN’s Jake Tapper and Pulitzer Prize Winner Carl Bernstein won Merriman Smith Awards for broadcast reporting on the White House under deadline pressure
Former Deputy Senior Advisor to President Obama Stephanie Cutter has been named to PR Week’s “Hall of Femme” 


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