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Paul Sirek

in Louisville

The Fear of Sharks

PRESENTED ON MAR 08, 2011
IN LOUISVILLE @ VOL 3

We all have irrational fears, and for quite a few of us, sharks top the list of what we fear the most. In this presentation, Paul Sirek goes beyond the Jaws of Spielberg, and reveals the true nature of these creatures. (in English)

"Presentation of the Day" on August 17, 2013.

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Give Sharks a Chance

BY MARK ADDISON
@ VOL 8 ON AUG 22, 2012

National Geographic diver Mark Addison shares his love for the marine life of the Durban coast. We also meet his daughter, who is one of the youngest people to have dived with sharks.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 28, 2013.

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From fear to infinity, the evolution of a new economics

BY CLIFF STEVENSON
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 01, 2015

Motivated by personal and professional experiences as an economist and artist, Cliff Stevenson proposes a new economic model - informed not by scarity and fear, but by infinity.

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A Fear of Public Speaking

BY MO NISHIYAMA
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 07, 2016

Speaker Mo Nishiyama tells us a little bit about his tremendous fear of public speaking, and how he has learned to give better presentations. He studied books, videos, and lightning-talk events— overcoming impostor syndrome to give an exciting Pecha Kucha presentation.

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Your Fear is Boring

BY KRISTI NORMAN
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 10, 2016

When was the last time you took a trip which either shaped you or the person(s) you were with? Hear Kristi Norman talk about her trip and what impact it had on her and those she loves.

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Getting Over a Fear of Failure

BY RNOLD SMITH
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Rnold Smith takes us through his life of attacking fear head on and building the life of his dreams.

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Success and Empowerment Through Fear

BY DR. NARKETTA SPARKMAN-KEY
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 12, 2016

Dr. Narketta Sparkman-Key looks at fear as merely a concept that can change. She realizes that fear can cause you to change direction from where you wanted to go, but if you can push through that fear, you empower yourself to achieve the life that you choose for yourself.

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Sharks! Let's give them a chance.

BY LOUISE BROATCH
@ VOL 18 ON APR 18, 2017

Louise Broatch studies MSci Biological Sciences at the University of Aberdeen. She specialises in human attitudes towards conservation. This presentation describes how our fear and negative attitudes towards sharks are affecting their conservation.

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Fear - what is really holding you back?

BY ANDREAS ENEHAUG
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 10, 2017

What's the thing that really stands between you and potential awesomeness? No, it's not practical excuses such as not enough time or not enough money. Good guess, though. Andreas Enehaug says it's most likely fear... -Fear of what you may ask? Let's find out!
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Don't Fear the Machines

BY JONATHON RICHARDSON
@ VOL 23 ON AUG 23, 2017

Many people fear and resist technological advancements and automation but that apprehension is often misplaced. We live in a golden age of technology, and we should embrace that fact that technology, when intelligently applied, can and will make all of our lives better. With it, we can be happier, healthier and wealthier. Jonathon Richardson explains.