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Mark Rickmeier

Chief Operating Officer , Table XI in Chicago

In a funny story of pain and perseverence, Mark Rickmeier captures the audience's attention as he recounts the story of the one fateful highschool day that could have ended in tragedy... but didn't. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 29, 2013.

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Do Shit You Love: Innovations of the Heart

BY DAWN HANCOCK
@ MARCH TABLE TALKS ON MAR 14, 2013

Firebelly is committed to cultivating connections between human beings and ideas, inspiring conscious thought and action. As early advocates for socially responsible design, they pioneered an ethic that values honesty, empathy and Good Design for Good Reason™.

"We rely on our intention, intellect and instinct to guide us as we build effective communication tools that encourage conversation and engagement in and across communities to effect positive social change."

Firebelly is also responsible for the UX design of the PechaKucha website.

This presentation was recorded at March's Table Talks, a "Powered by PechaKucha" event series hosted by Table XI in Chicago. View more Table Talks presentations on the Table XI Channel.

"Presentation of the Day" for March 27, 2013.

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Data-Driven Design for Chicago Energy

BY AARON WOLF
@ MAY TABLE TALKS ON MAY 23, 2013

Aaron Wolf is a partner at Datascope Analytics, a data-driven consulting and design company in Chicago. At Datascope Analytics, Aaron leverages his background in operations and business to ensure complex analyses are valuable and communicable.

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Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

BY KATE GARMEY
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

Kate Garmey is a self-proclaimed expert in the area of "bad ideas." She goes through a laundry list of her trials and triumphs, and discusses how she came to work at Table XI. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 22, 2013.

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Live for Today

BY SHAY HOWE
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

Shay Howe speaks at Chicago Ideas Week on his youthful experiences on the road as part of a rock band. He discusses isolation, perception of reality, and the importance of unplugging from your focus every once in a while in an effort to balance your life. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 5, 2013.

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Make It So

BY SHANNON DOWNEY
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

Shannon Downey tells us of a night she and her friends were out drinking and took pictures with a Captain Picard action figure. Upon returning home she created a Facebook fan page for the photos. What happened next resulted in Shannon exploring strange new worlds.
 
"Presentation of the Day" on November 12, 2013.
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My Worst Idea

BY PAUL PAGEL
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

Most entrepreneurs make mistakes along the way. In an illustrated presentation by 8th Light Founder and CEO, Paul Pagel shares a few of his biggest lessons. 

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

BY JC GRUBBS
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

How would you like to slip around a basement coated with laundry soap, or eat 3 cheeseburgers before riding a rollercoaster? In a hilarious retelling of personal stories, JC Grubbs recounts eight of his favorite mistakes, each one more inane than the last. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 16, 2013.

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Pain; Strength; Failures; Growth

BY JOSEPH BENTALHA
@ VOL 10 ON OCT 26, 2017

Joseph Bentalha is a professional fighter. Organic and local food enthusiast. Set his path by giving back to those who can teach him something, in the form of genuine efforts and hands on community activism. A story of overcoming life's adversities, and playing the cards you're delt. How resilience and your conscious efforts to use your mistakes as lessons, and using your passion as a driving force will help you achieve greatness and overcome all situations. 

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2017 Mondial du pain world championship

BY YAO HSUN CHEN
@ VOL 35 ON DEC 09, 2017

Born in Lukang Township, Changhua County, Chen Yao Hsun dropped out of senior high school to work as an apprentice at the bakery at the age of 16.  In the past, he worked at Palais Boulangerie in Taichung and Monsieur Ivan Bakery in Japan. Now, he is the chef at Parisbobo Lepain Bakery in Kaohsiung.  Last year, Chen took the first place in Mondial du Pain in Taiwan and won the 2017 world championship in this contest held in France this year.