Wellbeing

2021 Nov 11

TIAA-CREF Webinar - Attention to Detail: Financial finishing touches for women

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Am I ready to retire? How do I know if I have enough? How do I plan my income? What should I look out for as I plan and even after I am retired?Financial success can often complicate your life, and we are going to try to help you answer those questions and more.

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2021 Nov 08

Organizational Trust and Honesty: A Fireside Chat with Mark Fagan and Frances Frei

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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Frei and Fagan are experts on building organizational trust, operations management, and designing for excellence in strategy. With overlapping experience in the transportation sector including countless years of research, consulting, and leadership positions, these two understand why trust, honesty, and the roles each play in developing strategies are so important within an organization. Join Professor Frances Frei (HBS) and Professor Mark Fagan (HKS) as they discuss the importance of organizational efficiency and trust within companies.  

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2021 Nov 29

The Climate of Community

7:00pm

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Zoom registration required.

Tea Master Brian Kirbis, who will open each of our sessions with a tea pouring to set a tone of well-being and attention, will take us through a formal tea ceremony. As a global community online, we will be able to sit and sip in collective silence to contemplate all we have heard and taken into our minds during these sessions. Brian will close our gathering with a meditation for peace and conscious actions on behalf of this place we call home, Earth.

2021 Nov 22

The Climate of the Future

7:00pm

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Kim Stanley Robinson’s thriller The Ministry for the Future (2020) is science fiction that reads as hard-edged journalism. With short chapters and a myriad of characters, Robinson creates a kaleidoscope of perspectives on a global climate collapse coming in 2025. Bill McKibben writes “In Kim Stanley Robinson’s anti-dystopian novel, climate change is the crisis that finally forces mankind to deal with global inequality.” At heart an optimist,...

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2021 Nov 15

The Climate of Attention

7:00pm

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Few have covered the climate crisis as deeply and as thoughtfully as Elizabeth Kolbert. Her work includes Field Notes from a Catastrophe (2007), the Pulitzer-prize winning The Sixth Extinction (2016), and her latest Under The White Sky (2021), “a book about people trying to solve problems caused by people trying to solve problems.” She discusses what “a good Anthropocene” might look like, from managing...

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2021 Nov 08

The Climate of Resistance

7:00pm

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Activists Aridjis and Mathai are powerful, fierce, compassionate leaders in the global environmental movement. A writer and an organizer, they are also the daughters of iconic conservation heroes: Homero Aridjis, a Mexican poet who started Grupo de Cien to save the monarch butterflies in the forests of Michoacán where he was born; and Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Mathai of Kenya, founder of the Green Belt Movement, which has planted more than 51 million trees...

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2021 Nov 01

The Climate of Consciousness

7:00pm

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Michael Pollan has been educating us with illuminating prose on “the botany of desire” for a very long time. He will discuss his latest book This Is Your Mind On Plants and his landmark bestseller How To Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence. Pollan’s call for change, restoration, and resiliency may be the very thing we need to...

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2021 Oct 25

The Climate of Grief

7:00pm

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Victoria Chang writes in her New York Times Notable Book of 2020, Obit, “I always knew that grief was something I could smell. But I didn’t know that it’s not actually a noun but a verb. That it moves.” After the deaths of her parents, she refused to write elegies; instead, Chang wrote poetic obituaries of the beautiful, broken world that surrounds her (many see them as love letters). How does poetry illuminate this time of...

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