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Dave Olson

Story Maker and Community Builder , HootSuite in Whistler

Things I've Learned

PRESENTED ON APR 16, 2012
IN WHISTLER @ VOL 6

Writer Dave Olson speaks about his personal experiences, explaining his view on art, and how to be a sucessful creator. He shares his opinions on how to develop and maintain a personal vision, and examines the space where vision and audience intersect.

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Why Opening My House on Airbnb was the Best Thing I've Ever Done

BY BRUNA CASTRO
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 10, 2015

Bruna Castro owns one of the most disputed houses of Airbnb in Brazil and has learned a lot from hosting people from all over the world. (In Portuguese)

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A Few Things I've Learned About Online Dating

BY SHANNON TURNER
@ VOL 25 ON AUG 09, 2015

"Gentlemen, learn how to have a good conversations...[It's] like a tennis match. It's back and forth?"

In A Few Things I've Learned About Online Dating from PechaKucha Night Atlanta Vol. 25Shannon Turner takes the mic with some advice for the fellas out there who might be prowling the interwebs looking for love. Profile photos, balancing weird against honest, what not to do's, etc. Listen as Shannon brings her wisdom to this sometime murky place called "online love" and perhaps come away with some dropped knowledge, like this nugget: "Gentlemen, learn how to have a good conversations...[It's] like a tennis match. It's back and forth."

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015. 

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18 Things I've Learned Along the Way

BY JELANI MEMORY
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 07, 2016

Speaker Jelani Memory emparts on us 18 words of wisdom, that is, what he has learned along the way during his time spent as founder at Circle Media Inc.

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Three Things Learned from 5-year-old Kids

BY AYUMI TOMOTO
@ VOL 132 ON JAN 27, 2016

約10年間の教師生活を通して、 子供たちから学んだシンプルで大切な3つのこと。 温かくて、 くすっと笑えるエピソードと共にシェアします。

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Things I Learned in a Barber Shop

BY CRAIG FOLTOS
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 29, 2016

Joe Foltos was a full-time barber and a part-time policeman in Batavia, Illinois. As his son, Craig Foltos, was growing up, the lessons learned in his father’s shop set the foundation for the man Craig is today. In his presentation, he describes some of the things he learned while operating Foltos’ Tonsorial Parlor for over 40 years.

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20 things I've learnt in 50 years

BY WILL GOURLEY
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 25, 2016

Will Gourley is a lifelong learner from life's two best teachers fondly known as failure and success. His talk is a quasi humourous reflection, and a look forward on life at mile marker 50

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My Top 20 of things I've learned about the UK and things I don't yet understand

BY SUSAN SCHWEITZER
@ VOL 34 ON DEC 05, 2017

Susan Schweitzer immigrated to the UK from the US 7 years ago. Here, she presents her Top 20 of things that she has learned about the UK in that time and all the things she doesn't yet understand.

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5 things I learned as a mentor (and how to get started)

BY CHRISTINE CHARNOCK
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 01, 2018

Christine Charnock will be sharing her experience as a mentor – and the challenges and surprises discovered along the way. There will also be tips on how to start mentoring and finding a mentee.

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What I've Learned Along the Way

BY MATT RAMAGE
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 01, 2018

"It's ok to be nervous," and, "just take risks," are some of the things Matt Ramage has learned over the last decade of shooting corporate and wedding photography.

In this talk, Matt shares his insightful lessons through his portfolio of work.