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David Griffin

Engineer, 42 Technology Ltd in St Ives

Empty Your Head

PRESENTED ON JAN 16, 2019
IN CAMBRIDGE @ VOL 18

David Griffin explains how to avoid feeling overwhelmed and get more done by getting things out of our heads and making action lists that really work. 

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How to Get Things Done

BY KERRY CRAWFORD
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 21, 2012

Kerry Crawford has ADD, "real bad." She uses her presentation to not only explain what ADD really is and how it affects her, but also uses the disease to teach others how to get things done. (in English)
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Myths of Productivity

BY JABE BLOOM
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 24, 2013

People nowadays are obsessed with being busy, but are they really being productive with their time? Jabe Bloom teaches us how to use methods like scaffolding and timeboxing to help us be more efficient with our time.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 23, 2013.

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Get Your Grit

BY STEPHANIE PAUL
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 23, 2015

What is grit? How do you get grit? What do you do with grit if you got it? Stephanie Paul might not have the answers that are right for you, but she can help you find your own answers.

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Get Your Analog On

BY SHANNON DOWNEY
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Recovering social media addict, Shannon Downey, encourages you to get your analog on.  Needles and some construction required.

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Get out of my head. My brain is not 2 halves but one thing.

BY TIM MEHLHORN
@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2017

Tim Mehlhorn provides a unique perspective on the whole "left brain" vs "right brain" argument.

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Drugs & Discipline: How Artists Get it Done

BY AMY ARSENIO
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 24, 2017

Amy Arsenio has a BA in Creative Writing and an MA in Information Studies. She has worked as a bookstore clerk, librarian (in five library systems!), and private investigator and is the mother of two little boys and lives in Toronto. Here she brings to us the strange and unusual habits which great artists used to drive their work.

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When Your Heart is Your Head

BY NIKITA-KIRAN SINGH
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Nikita-Kiran Singh leads a conversation about our hearts — as both a medical and metaphorical concept — and how they can be harnessed as sources of information while guiding us to use empathetic and narrative approaches to connecting with others.

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Keeping your Head & Heart in the Game

BY MALARY CLOKE
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 01, 2018

In house designer Malary Cloke believes it’s important to keep your creative fires burning. 

She shares her how she incorporates her minimalist style to keep the University of Saskatchewan marketing materials fresh. She uses her freelance projects to sharpen her skills and bring that knowledge back to her day job, (and vice versa) leading to new exciting projects.

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Get Your Sea Legs

BY ALLAN CLARKE CLARKE
@ VOL 11 ON MAR 15, 2018

A drag racer, horse jumper, pilot and competitive pistol shooter, not to mention a two-time Ironman competitor, Allan Clarke is a man who seldom sits still. One of his most wide-ranging and watery adventures began when he joined the Summerland Yacht Club. A heretofore landlubber, within 18 months he'd competed in more than 60 local and international boat races, and then sailed across the Pacific Ocean. And he did it all free.