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Rotman events to look forward to in March 2020

February 27, 2020

In the coming weeks, learn how to develop your competitive edge, how to start a revolution, about restoring the soul in business, what it means to be a good man today and how the boundaries between technology, media and politics have been eliminated.

For a complete list of upcoming events, see our events page.

Check out these five upcoming Rotman events:

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Laura Huang on "Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage"

Monday, March 2, 2020 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Laura Huang, a preeminent Harvard Business School professor, delivers a new resource on how to find a competitive edge when the obstacles feel insurmountable. In her new book, Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage (Portfolio, 2020), Huang draws from her award-winning research on entrepreneurial intuition, persuasion, and implicit decision-making to impart her powerful findings and share stories of previously-overlooked Olympians, assistants-turned-executives, and flailing companies that made momentous turnarounds.

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ow to Start a Revolution: Young People and the Future of American Politics

Lauren Duca on "How to Start a Revolution: Young People and the Future of American Politics"

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Award-winning journalist Lauren Duca first made waves for her viral Teen Vogue piece, Donald Trump Is Gaslighting America. Now, in her new book, How to Start a Revolution: Young People and the Future of American Politics (Simon & Schuster, 2019), she explores the post-Trump political awakening and lays the groundwork for a re-democratizing moment as it might be built out of the untapped potential of young people.

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Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data

Rishad Tobaccowala on "Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data"

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

What’s the secret to successfully transforming an organization? According to Rishad Tobaccowala, senior adviser to the Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest communication firm, the answer lies somewhere between human intuition and data-driven insights. In a new book, Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data (HarperCollins, 2020), Tobaccowala provides practical tools and techniques that every organization can and should implement, and challenges readers to move forward with the kind of balance that catalyzes transformation and produces one great success after another.

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Cleo Stiller on "Modern Manhood: Conversations About the Complicated World of Being a Good Man"

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

In the age of #MeToo, many men (and women) likely feel anxious about engaging in conversations about money, sex, dating, work and everything in between. In Modern Manhood: Conversations About the Complicated World of Being a Good Man (Tiller Press/Simon & Schuster, 2019), Peabody-nominated journalist Cleo Stiller has developed an engaging, provocative resource for gaining a deeper understanding of what it means to genuinely be a good man today.

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Andrew Marantz on "Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation"

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

In his new book, Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation (Viking, 2019), Andrew Marantz, a rising star at The New Yorker, reveals how the boundaries between technology, media, and politics have been erased. His book is a deeply immersive chronicle of how the optimistic entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley set out to create a free and democratic internet, and how the cynical propagandists of the alt-right exploited that freedom to propel the extreme into the mainstream.

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