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The Science of Self-Healing

BY CARMEN DOLZ
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 21, 2013

Carmen Dolz shares the story of her journey into self healing. Starting with her daughter's sudden illness, she relates her move towards self-awareness, and self healing, through alternative therapies such as Jin Shin Jyutsu. 

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Is Self Portrait Relevant?

BY MIMI WILSON
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Mimi Wilson takes us on a journey from pulp family portraits to self portraits via the selfie. She found that self portraits could help one rediscover one's identity, especially when years after being "Mom" tends to take precedent over individuality.

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Revolution - Bridging the Employment Gap for Women in Crises

BY SARAH RUTT
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2015

Sarah Rutt discusses Revolution, a jewelry company that creates and sells handcrafted, leather jewelry in order to bridge the employment gap for women transitioning out of homelessness. Revolution is part of the great social enterprise pitch sponsored by ASSETS Lancaster and the Lancaster County Community Foundation, and are launching operations in October of this year.

This was "Presenation of the Day" on Monday, September 29th, 2015.

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How to Figure Out What to Do With Your One Wild and Precious Life

BY ANGE FRIESEN
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 09, 2017

“Follow the energy and it will lead you to somewhere big.”

Writer and Brand Strategist, Ange Friesen, talks about her typical and not-so-typical choices that she made which eventually led her to create a career for a wild, precious, purposeful, and practical life.

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How and Why I Work for Myself: The Highs, The Lows, and The Ugly

BY NICOLE W CLARK
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 09, 2017

Nicole Wong Clark, a cake top maker, is passionate about using her tiny hands to make and create things that touch people’s lives, shine at their events, and makes people’s days. She shares insights on what it is like to work for herself and what it took for her to be in love with her job. 

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Self-reflection in self-reflection

BY IRIS BAKKER
@ VOL 35 ON NOV 21, 2017

Aarhus-based designer and artist Iris Bakker talks about her own identity crisis, and how she found self-reflection in giving self-reflection to others.

And maybe we should not ask "What do you want to be (when you grow up)?" but rather: "Who are you? Who do you want to be in this world?"

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Journey to Self-Employment

BY MARTIN PLUMMER
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 31, 2018

PechaKucha organiser Martin Plummer invites us to look at his adventures, from a career in the emergency services, to giving it all up and starting again.

Martin served in the police service from a 17yr old cadette in training, to a firearms officer covering the county of Essex. A life-changing event was the catalyst for Martin to follow his dreams, seek adventure and experience the unknown.

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Automation and Employment

BY CHITRANSHI KHANDALKAR
@ VOL 10 ON JUL 28, 2018

Chitranshi Khandalkar, mechanical engineering student, handles the issue of increasing automation all around and its impending impact on the employment and employability.

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Drawn From the Present

BY COLLIN HAMMAN
@ VOL 7 ON APR 05, 2019

Collin Hamman never takes his time for granted and makes a point of using each moment as a possibility for inspration. His graphic design and illustrations are heavily influenced by his time spent in the wilderness of Montana where he sees constant opportunity for the next t-shirt, logo, or printed design work that may come his way. Being self-employed as an artist is never easy, but when you mix pleasure with work the way Collin does, you will always come away fulfilled.

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Employment as a Spiritual Practice

BY ANDI GRABEMEYER
@ VOL 17 ON JUN 06, 2019

Andi Grabemeyer is a native Michigander living in Chicago for the past 7 years. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology from Michigan State University and a Master's degree in Public Administration from Western Michigan University. She currently works as a Project Manager and Consultant and has a long professional history of leading organizations in partnership building, complex problem solving, and development. Personally she has long been an advocate of eliminating mental health stigma, human rights, and seeking deep spiritual connection in life.

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PechaKucha Self-Portraits

Elisa Yon is the organizer of PechaKucha Night in Victoria, and she's been experimenting with the PK 20x20 format a bit, as described below: Elisa Yon, who organized Victoria’s Pecha Kucha night, is now in her first year of the MAA program at Emily Carr. Elisa is an architect who won an architectural design competition that led to her representing Scotland at the 2008 Venice Biennale, so she had no shortage of professional accomplishments to share with her fellow students and faculty. But in her getting-to-know-me Pecha Kucha presentation, she began not with the usual approach of showing slides of her work, but instead shared slides that others had sent her. Elisa asked some important people in her life to send her images that said something about her, and in speaking to those slides, Elisa spoke volumes about her work, character and key relationships. Based on that experience, Elisa is now experimenting with Pecha Kucha as a way of curating self-portraits using contributed images. She’s asked for my help, and I have agreed to solicit 20 images from different people who know me — some well, some not so well– in order to build a collective picture. It’s kind of like a 360 evaluation based on creative feedback rather than analytic feedback. You can read the full post here. Why not try it yourself?

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Plus: A Non-Chronological Story of Gleeful Self-Deprecation

How would you like to slip around a basement coated with laundry soap, or eat 3 cheeseburgers before riding a rollercoaster? In today's Presentation of the Day, "Plus: A Non-Chronological Story of Gleeful Self-Deprecation" from Table XI's October Table Talks: My Worst Idea, JC Grubbs (of software developer DevMynd) reverses the flow of time and recounts eight of his favorite mistakes, each one more inane than the last. His gaffes are not all for naught, however -- he encourages us to "keep making enormously huge mistakes, do it with gusto, tell the stories, and hopefully some of them will end up good."

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Quantifying Self

"'Quantified Self' is ... tracking all kinds of data about your daily routines, habits, movements..." Rami Alhamad, CEO and co-founder of PUSH, explains the "quantify self" movement in relation to the revolution of wearable technology to show how individuals are revolutionising how they track their daily habits. In "Quantifying Self" from PKN Toronto Vol. 27, Rami discusses the challenges of privacy and accuracy, and exposes the healthcare system as antiquated and in need of improvement.   

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Modern Age Education

Volodymyr Vorobiov, CEO Ruby Garage, in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education made ​​a presentation on the development of IT education. His advices were simple, but relevant at the same time. First, you need to read a lot. In the age of virtualization and total internetization, reading is necessary like the air! Success achievement in the field of IT education requires the following skills: positive motivation, getting practical experience and ongoing commitment to update information. Moreover it would be great to find a mentor who with his practical advice will guide you to the right and constructive direction. Go for it, and you get it all!

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Useful Advices: How to Become a Programmer

Alexander Korotkiy, a senior .NET developer in SmartGuy Group A/S and is leading MS SQL and .NET-related master classes in Ciklum, in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education gives a lot of useful tips about IT education that have to be considered like the need to constantly improve the educational level, attend workshops, seminars, improve English. 

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Magic Way to IT Land

University is a waste of time. Self-education is the future. Anastasia Demidova, a beautiful Fairy, HR manager in Yalantis, in her presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education shows a magic way to IT Land.

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Employment Opportunity for People with Disability in Indonesia

What does it mean to have a disability in Indonesia? Ni Komang Ayu Suriani (Suri), a 24 years old social worker from Bali, have stories to tell. As the project coordinator for DNetwork, a non-profit organisation which aims to help develop work opportunities for persons with disabilities in Indonesia, she witnesses first-hand how people with disability in Indonesia (especially in Bali) still have major difficulty to get a job #PKNspeakerteaserCome to PechaKucha Night Ubud #20 on Tuesday, August 26th and listen to Suri’s stories, her passions and how she believes that with just the right tool, she can give thousands of people with disability in Bali access to job opportunities.

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Revolution - Bridging the Employment Gap for Women in Crises

"... And that changed the way I see women struggling in crisis." In "Revolution - Bridging the Employment Gap for Women in Crises" from Lancaster Vol. 5, business owner Sarah Rutt discusses Revolution, a jewelry company that creates and sells handcrafted, leather jewelry in order to bridge the employment gap for women transitioning out of homelessness. Revolution is part of the great social enterprise pitch sponsored by ASSETS Lancaster and the Lancaster County Community Foundation, and are launching operations in October of this year.

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The Future of Self-Driving Cherry Trees

  "You can use coding and programming for art, for music, for helping your grandma." In The Future of Self-Driving Cherry Trees from PechaKucha Night Special x MINI @ BMW Group Tokyo Bay, Joseph Tame shares on his many wild wearable machines. Tame uses the latest technology to break down social barriers through performance art. In his presentation, he will share his vision for a future in which artistic ideas can blossom anytime, anywhere.

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The Story and The Silence

"I went to college, got a BFA in photography, and swore that I would never, ever, shoot weddings."In The Story and The Silence from PechaKucha Night Portland Maine Vol. 30, Andree Kehn shares her work as wedding photographer who specializes in outrageous matrimonies of non-traditional couples. Her eclectic background informs the way she sees the world around her.  Her search for connection in the lonely life of creative-arts self-employment has driven her to work on a personal project of underwater fine art portraits, in which she explores themes of communication and story.