The Two Minute Bio: Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey is an American businessman best known as the founder of the social networking site Twitter. Inventor of Twitter Jack Dorsey was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 19, 1976. Growing up in St. Louis, Dorsey became interested in computers and communications at an early age and began programming while still a student … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Jack Dorsey

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Eminem – Not Afraid

Eminem is an American rapper, record producer and actor known as one of the most controversial and best-selling artists of the early 21st century. Born on October 17, 1972, in St. Joseph, Missouri, rap musician Eminem had a turbulent childhood. He released The Slim Shady LP in early 1999, and the album went multi-platinum, garnering Eminem two Grammy … Continue reading Eminem – Not Afraid

The Two Minute Bio: Indra K. Nooyi

Indra K. Nooyi is the president and chief financial officer of PepsiCo. Best known for its Pepsi soft drinks, the international powerhouse that Nooyi oversees is actually one of the world's largest snack-food companies. It makes and sells dozens of other products, including Doritos-brand chips, the Tropicana juice line, and Quaker Oats cereals. Nooyi is one … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Indra K. Nooyi

David Bowie – Changes

David Bowie was born in South London's Brixton neighbourhood on January 8, 1947. His first hit was the song "Space Oddity" in 1969. The original pop chameleon, Bowie became a fantastical sci-fi character for his breakout Ziggy Stardust album. He later co-wrote "Fame" with Carlos Alomar and John Lennon, which became his first American No. 1 single … Continue reading David Bowie – Changes

Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground

Stevie Wonder is an American musician and a former child prodigy who became one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century. His multi-generational hit songs include "My Cherie Amour," "You Are the Sunshine of My Life," "Superstition," "Living in the City," "Boogie on Reggae Woman," "Sir Duke," "That Girl" and "Part-Time … Continue reading Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground

Annie Lennox – Why

Annie Lennox is a singer/songwriter known for her work with the Eurythmics and as a solo act. Her hits include “Sweet Dreams,” “Who’s That Girl?” and “Why.” The Best Lyrics Why can't you see this boat is sinking Let's go down to the water's edge And we can cast away those doubts Some things are … Continue reading Annie Lennox – Why

Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now

Freddie Mercury arguably the best rock vocalist that no one can beat. When you think of Queen songs which one do you choose? Bohemian Rhapsody, Somebody to Love, Crazy little thing called love. Don't Stop Me Now is the ticket. It's uplifting enough to wind down your window on the road and shout for joy … Continue reading Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now

To Live For My Resume or Eulogy?

Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love -- the values that make for a great eulogy. (Joseph Soloveitchik has called these selves "Adam I" and "Adam II.") Brooks asks: Can … Continue reading To Live For My Resume or Eulogy?

Bob Marley – Three Little Birds

Jamaican born Bob Marley was the master of reggae. He showed reggae to the world. I  am willing to bet  that not everyone believes in his political stands but I'll bet my bottom dollar that everyone has a favourite Bob Marley tune. This song Three Little Birds can always put a smile on one's face … Continue reading Bob Marley – Three Little Birds