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The DisruptED Efforts of Starbucks to Pioneer Education as a Benefit for Frontline Partners: Episode 2 of 2

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In an era of shifting workforce expectations, Starbucks has been leading in developing educational benefits designed explicitly for its frontline partners. In the second episode of DisruptED, host Ron J. Stefanski continues his discussion with Brandon Carson, the Vice President of Learning, Leadership & Cultural Experiences at Starbucks. Missed the first episode? Catch up…

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The DisruptED Efforts of Starbucks to Pioneer Education as a Benefit for Frontline Partners: Episode 1 of 2

Starbucks set a new standard in corporate learning and development by offering education as a benefit to its frontline partners. This initiative departs from the norm, where companies typically focus educational investments on upper-level management. In the first of a two-part episode on DisruptED, host Ron J. Stefanski engages with Brandon Carson, Vice President…

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Empowering Women with Former Ambassador Lisa Gable: Why Individual Actions Have the Power to Change the World

As global challenges grow increasingly complex, the importance of individual action and the ripple effect it creates in the world has never been more critical. Former ambassador Lisa Gable explores this theme in a powerful conversation on the latest episode of DisruptED. Amidst ongoing global disruptions from technology and geopolitical tensions, the conversation delves…

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DisruptED in the D: The Incredible Story of Detroit’s Reclamation with Matt Cullen

Detroit’s reclamation symbolizes a significant turning point for a city once beleaguered by economic downturns and bankruptcy. A repeated winner of the best riverfront in the U.S. award, coupled with strategic urban developments like the relocation of General Motors to the Hudson Tower, reflects a broader trend of urban renewal driven by thoughtful planning…

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Military and Corporations Competing for Talent Must Utilize Education Incentives

It’s a fast-evolving workforce out there and the competition for talent has intensified, touching even the most traditional sectors such as the military. As companies, large and small, recognize the importance of investing in their employees through education benefits, a new landscape emerges where even the U.S. military must innovate to attract and retain…

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AI in Workforce Development: Businesses Must Harness the Power of Technology to Ensure Career Development Among Employees

The job market is undergoing a transformative period, heavily influenced by rapid technological advancements and the integration of artificial intelligence (AI). As industries face a critical skills gap, the traditional path from education to employment is being reevaluated. The role of AI in workforce development is gaining traction, with businesses increasingly adopting machine learning…

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Is the Traditional College Degree Obsolete? Digital Credentials are Emerging as Key to Bridging the Skills Gap

As job markets undergo a significant transformation, traditional higher education-to-employment pathways are increasingly under scrutiny. Digital badging and credentials have emerged as pivotal elements in recognizing and validating skills outside conventional degrees. Amidst a technological revolution that emphasizes skills over degrees, this alternative credentialing could reshape hiring practices and career development. As industries worldwide…

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Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
May 22, 2024

Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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Excellence Culture – Brian Mosley
May 22, 2024

“I like your word excellence better than greatness, because you don’t have to sacrifice everything in order to be excellent” – Brian Mosley Those were the words of Brian Mosley (President of RightNow Media) as we discussed the balance of family and leading an organization that is impacting people all over the world. If you…

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Nurturing and Growing a Sustainable Safety Culture
May 22, 2024

Applied Digital champions a proactive approach to workplace safety, empowering employees to take ownership of their health and safety. This video showcases our open-door policy, which allows employees to easily connect with environmental health and safety (EH&S) professionals via phone, email, or a dedicated helpline for support in any situation. We also highlight our…

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Applied Digital’s Executive Leadership Commitment to Safety
May 22, 2024

This video explores the profound impact of Applied Digital’s executive leadership view commitment to safety. It highlights the key initiatives led by senior executives to foster a culture where safety is paramount. A standout strategy is the incorporation of a ‘safety moment’ at the start of every meeting, designed to heighten safety awareness from…

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Latest Advanced Manufacturing Edition

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DisruptED: Generative Design And The Future of Advanced Manufacturing, Part 2
October 12, 2023

In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, the world of advanced manufacturing is undergoing a seismic shift. Generative design, a cutting-edge approach that leverages algorithms to produce optimized designs, is at the forefront of this transformation. As industries from medicine to automotive grapple with the challenges of innovation, this new technological innovation emerges as a…

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DisruptED: Generative Design And The Future of Advanced Manufacturing, Part 1

In the age of rapid technological advancements, the manufacturing sector is undergoing a significant transformation. The rise of generative design, a process that uses algorithms to generate optimized design solutions, is revolutionizing how products are conceptualized and produced. With the global manufacturing market expected to reach $985.5 billion by 2032, the stakes have never…

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DisruptED: How Energy Transition Leads To A Decarbonized World

In an era where the effects of climate change are becoming increasingly evident, the conversation around decarbonization and energy transition has never been more crucial. With the rise of technological advancements and global interconnectivity, the world is witnessing a shift towards sustainable energy solutions. However, the stakes are high. According to recent data, Earth…

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Navigating Risk and Opportunity in Decarbonization and Sustainability – Part 2 of 2

Navigating risk and opportunity in decarbonization and sustainability has become a pressing concern for industries worldwide. As the urgency of climate change intensifies, businesses face the dual challenge of fostering economic growth while championing environmental stewardship. The research underscores that companies with a proactive approach to sustainability carve out a competitive advantage and play…

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Navigating Risk and Opportunity in Decarbonization and Sustainability – Part 1 of 2
September 26, 2023

The global conversation has shifted dramatically towards decarbonization and sustainability in recent years. With the world experiencing unprecedented levels of disruption, from 5G technology to the challenges of a pandemic, the urgency to address climate change and its implications has never been more palpable. Although most business leaders see the vision of Sustainable Development…

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Navigating The Real-World Implications of Decarbonization

There are real-world implications of decarbonization in the global quest to reduce emissions. Can the disruptors make an impact? In the face of a rapidly changing climate, the global push for decarbonization has never been more urgent. The stakes are high as industries and governments grapple with the challenges of reducing carbon emissions. Reports…

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The Exciting Promise of Electrostatic Motors in Accelerating Decarbonization

The urgency to combat climate change has reached a fever pitch in recent years. With global temperatures rising and the detrimental effects of carbon emissions becoming more evident, the need for innovative solutions is paramount. One such solution gaining traction is using electrostatic motors to accelerate decarbonization. Research indicates that there will be a…

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The New Frontier of Decarbonization with Built Environments and the City of Tomorrow: Part 1

As cities around the world face urgent questions of sustainability and carbon reduction, Detroit is becoming a testing ground for decarbonization in built environments. In 2020, $10 trillion was to be invested in new structures over the next decade, and given that buildings account for 37% of combustion-related emissions globally, the stakes have never…

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The New Frontier of Decarbonization with Built Environments and the City of Tomorrow: Part 2
August 29, 2023

In an era where America is experiencing a construction boom, from new suburban developments to city revitalizations, there’s a hidden challenge in built environments we can’t afford to overlook: a glaring shortage of skilled tradespeople. As cities like San Francisco witness the top global construction cost at $440 per square foot, the stakes are…

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Pave Motors Seeks to Disrupt the Mobility Space

A new form of hybrid transportation is happening in Brooklyn, which could soon disrupt the mobility space in other cities. Amid a world grappling with climate change and the need for sustainable solutions, a new player has entered the mobility scene. Pave Motors Inc., a company brought to the U.S. by Nicolaus and Casper…

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The Motor City is the Perfect Place to Create Disruption in the Electric Off-Road Vehicle Market

The Electric off-road vehicle market projection should exceed USD 400 million by 2032, driven by the growing popularity of outdoor recreational activities, particularly in North America. The all-terrain vehicle (ATV) segment growth projections trend at 15% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, fueled by the increasing number of ATV clubs worldwide. The sports electric off-road…

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Shattering Glass Ceilings: The Epic Rise of Women in Manufacturing and Technology

Females make up close to half of the U.S. workforce, yet only one-third of manufacturing jobs are held by women, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. In an industry that is male-dominant, it can be intimidating for some women to try to rise to executive leadership roles. How can women in manufacturing, such as…

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Can You Become a Thought Leader While Working Full-Time? Yes, by Leading with Authenticity and Sharing Your Unique Stories
March 20, 2024

As we navigate the complexities of the modern professional landscape, the concept of thought leadership has taken on new dimensions. No longer just for those in academia or executive roles, becoming a thought leader is now a tangible goal for professionals in various industries aiming to influence and inspire within their digital communities. Amidst…

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Latest Education

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AI in Workforce Development: Businesses Must Harness the Power of Technology to Ensure Career Development Among Employees
May 8, 2024

The job market is undergoing a transformative period, heavily influenced by rapid technological advancements and the integration of artificial intelligence (AI). As industries face a critical skills gap, the traditional path from education to employment is being reevaluated. The role of AI in workforce development is gaining traction, with businesses increasingly adopting machine learning…

Read More
Is the Traditional College Degree Obsolete? Digital Credentials are Emerging as Key to Bridging the Skills Gap

As job markets undergo a significant transformation, traditional higher education-to-employment pathways are increasingly under scrutiny. Digital badging and credentials have emerged as pivotal elements in recognizing and validating skills outside conventional degrees. Amidst a technological revolution that emphasizes skills over degrees, this alternative credentialing could reshape hiring practices and career development. As industries worldwide…

Read More
Bridging the Gap Between Traditional Education and Modern Needs: Why School Educators Need to Shift Focus to Durable Skills Part 1 of 2

Are Traditional educational systems and school educators struggling to keep pace with the demands of modern workplaces? With advancements in technology and a shifting global economy, educators must prepare students for jobs that exist now and for future roles yet to exist. This scenario raises significant questions about the relevance and adaptability of current…

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Bridging the Gap Between Traditional Education and Modern Needs: Why School Educators Need to Shift Focus to Durable Skills Part 2 of 2

Educational methods are changing significantly, driven by the growing use of artificial intelligence and an emphasis on durable skills. As more people seek flexible, lifelong learning options, these tools are critical for modernizing education. This shift is essential given the increasing gap between conventional educational routes and the varied demands of the current job…

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AI and Technology Revolutionize Workforce Dynamics, Demand New Skill Sets
February 9, 2024

In this episode of DisruptED, the focus was on the transformative power of lifelong learning amidst technological advancements and societal challenges. The guest, Dr. Keith Keating, the Chief Learning Officer at Archwell shared his remarkable journey from being a high school dropout to earning a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. The conversation centered…

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Finding the Right Skills Programs in This Disrupted World

In an era where traditional education pathways are being reevaluated for effectiveness and affordability, finding the right skills programs matters. DisruptED brings to light the evolving landscape of skill-based learning in this transformative education and upskilling edition hosted by Ron J. Stefanski. This episode features Athena Kan, the CEO of Dreambound and a Harvard…

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AI in the Workforce: Adapt and Thrive or Risk Falling Behind

In a recent episode of DisruptED by, the conversation pivoted around the future of work and the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on employment. This episode, featuring host Ron J. Stefanski and guest Dr. Keith Keating, the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) at BDO Canada and author of “The Trusted Learning Advisor” which recently won the…

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Bishop Barber II Champions Moral Consciousness at Clinton Global Initiative Event

In a stirring address at the Clinton Global Initiative, Bishop William Barber II confronted the pressing issue of poverty in America. DisruptED host Ron J. Stefanski captured the impassioned speech, where Bishop Barber, Director at the Yale Center for Public Theology & Public Policy, challenged the nation’s moral compass concerning economic disparity. Bishop Barber’s…

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DisruptED: How Can We Best Help Students With Special Needs?
October 24, 2023

In today’s rapidly evolving educational landscape, the challenges faced by students with special needs are becoming increasingly complex. With the rise of technology and the disruptions caused by the pandemic, the stakes have never been higher. Research indicates that students in urban school districts have been lagging behind for years, and the pandemic has…

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TEDx Champion: Perseverance and Unfinished Business in a DisruptED World – Part 2

Continue the journey through perseverance and unfinished business with TEDx Champion Nicola Morgan. In a world still grappling with the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, the educational sphere finds itself at a juncture of re-evaluation and innovation. The pandemic laid bare the necessity for resilience and adaptability in navigating the health crisis and ensuring…

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TEDx Champion: Perseverance and Unfinished Business in a DisruptED World – Part 1

Perseverance resonates profoundly in an era where technological advancements and unforeseen challenges sway education and work. The disarray instigated by these massive disruptions has magnified the necessity of adaptability and a relentless spirit, especially in navigating the unpredictable currents of the modern-day professional landscape. As per a study by McKinsey, about 87% of executives…

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What Happens When Disruption Creates Trauma?

In a rapidly evolving world, where the boundaries of work and learning are being redrawn by technology, what happens when disruption creates trauma? The collision of the digital realm with the physical has ushered in an era of disruption, often leaving individuals grappling with the ensuing trauma. As per the American Psychological Association, the…

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Latest Healthcare

Fabrizio Arengi Bentivoglio, President of Patrons of Bambino Gesu Children's Hospital, or Pope’s Hospital, discusses the facility’s impact.
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The Pope’s Hospital and its Impact Highlighted at the Clinton Global Initiative
January 29, 2024

On the latest episode of “DisruptEd,” an insightful look into the philanthropic efforts of Bambino Gesu, also known as the “Pope’s Hospital,” is explored through a conversation with Fabrizio Arengi Bentivoglio, President of Patrons of Bambino Gesu Children’s Hospital. During the episode, host Ron J. Stefanski, sheds light on the intersection of entrepreneurship, healthcare,…

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Disrupting Health: Managing Prescription Health

On DisruptED Healthcare, co-hosts Ron J Stefanski and Larry Yuhasz discuss the monumental disruptions in the healthcare sector, particularly in managing prescription health. Joining them is Charles Gellman, CEO & Co-Founder of HiDo Health, who introduces an AI-assisted robotic device that revolutionizes medication dispensing. This innovation aims to bridge the gap between physician encounters…

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Strategic Investments are Assisting in Empowering the Healthcare Workforce in This Current Shift

Making strategic investments might be the solution for economic uncertainty considering the ever-escalating cost of healthcare, which is now leading to a profound shift happening in the American workforce. As individuals are forced to navigate complex systems and inflated costs, healthcare is rapidly transitioning from a basic necessity into a considerable investment, setting the…

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The Impact of Healthcare on the Workforce and the Solution Healthcare Technology Has to Solve Them

Given the current and unprecedented disruptions, one element looms large and significantly influences all sectors of our economy: healthcare. Accounting for an astounding 18.3 percent of the U.S. GDP, the healthcare system’s vastness and complexity echo through the workforce, from healthcare professionals to workers insured by employer-sponsored programs. But how, precisely, is the impact…

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A Deep Dive into Innovation and Adaptability and its Effect on the Healthcare Workforce
July 11, 2023

The healthcare sector has been going through a significant period of disruption, especially since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of healthcare workers have had to adapt to new technologies and workflows, while simultaneously dealing with the direct impacts of the pandemic. In all, the healthcare workforce has greatly been impacted. With an…

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Empowering Women with Former Ambassador Lisa Gable: Why Individual Actions Have the Power to Change the World
May 14, 2024

As global challenges grow increasingly complex, the importance of individual action and the ripple effect it creates in the world has never been more critical. Former ambassador Lisa Gable explores this theme in a powerful conversation on the latest episode of DisruptED. Amidst ongoing global disruptions from technology and geopolitical tensions, the conversation delves…

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Turning Tragedy into Triumph: How Ordinary People Can Channel the Power of Resilience to Make an Extraordinary Impact

Since time immemorial, stories of individuals turning tragedy into triumph have resonated deeply with society. Such narratives not only provide hope but also illuminate the profound impact of resilience. What does it take for ordinary individuals to channel personal loss into driving positive change in their communities? In the latest episode of DisruptED, host…

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Larry Kirshbaum’s Formula to Thrive in the Publishing Industry: Forge Ahead with Authentic Relationships, Powerful Brand Building, and Masterful Multi-Platform Storytelling

The publishing industry stands at a crossroads, not defined by an era of digital upheaval but driven by the need to adapt and thrive in it. As readers’ preferences shift from the tactile pleasure of paper to the convenience of digital formats, the industry’s response to these changes not only dictates its current state…

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Digital Revolution Demands Authentic Problem-Solvers, Not Just Tech Hype

The digital revolution continues to transform industries in today’s fast-paced world where the narratives of individuals who have navigated the tumultuous waters of entrepreneurship emerge victorious are both inspiring and instructive. With a marketplace increasingly dominated by tech-driven innovations and the rise of the gig economy, understanding the DNA of disruptive ventures has never…

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Space Exploration DisruptEd: Space Travel as Never Imagined Before
March 20, 2024

Gone are the days when space travel was confined to the realm of astronauts and the exceedingly wealthy. With the unveiling of Spaceship Neptune by Space Perspective, the dream of exploring the vastness of space is becoming a reality for a broader audience. This bold step forward reflects a seismic shift in how we…

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Technology’s True Purpose Lies in Amplifying Empathy and Connection Through Human-Centric Solutions

In a world increasingly defined by rapid technological advancements and an undeniable need for human-centric solutions, Joe Salesky’s remarkable trajectory exemplifies the potential of technology to foster human capacity, empathy, and opportunity. Having been at the forefront of significant technological innovations, including the creation of the first web conferencing platform and contributing to the…

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Prioritize Digital Literacy to Cross the Digital Divide: Ethan Lloyd’s Vision for Social Media as a Tool for Inclusive Community Building

The digital divide is becoming increasingly pronounced, and the need for genuine connection and community building through social media is more critical than ever. As cities like Detroit navigate the complexities of modern urban renewal, the role of social media in shaping community identity and fostering engagement has taken center stage. Against this backdrop,…

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Latest Public Library

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Supporting Lifelong Learning in a Disrupted World
February 15, 2023

Libraries are still alive and well, and even thriving, with an estimated 139,287 librarians and media collections specialists, 16,383 library technicians, and 92,159 other educational instruction and library workers in the U.S., according to the U.S. Census. How, exactly, are libraries thriving when they must rapidly adapt to meet the demands of the public…

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Public Libraries are Protecting Against Censorship and Introducing E-Sports

Within the last six to eight years, what qualifies as fact-based information has been challenged by several political groups and debates. Advocacy for censorship has been on the rise; this is especially true for young adult books involving LGBTQ+ themes and books centering around people of color. While censorship demands were predominately held in…

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Episode Two: Queens Library—The Public Library Innovations that Created an Even More Essential Service for the Community During the Pandemic and Beyond

The Queens Public Library is a library system that includes a digital and written collection with sources of information in over 200 languages, provides free classes and workshops each year at 65 locations across 178 square miles, and welcomes more than 11,400,000 visitors through its doors with 940,000 active cardholders. When the pandemic hit…

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Essential Community Services—A Profile on the Queens Public Library

Host Ron J Stefanski is excited to bring another episode of this special DistruptED Public Library Edition series to listeners and viewers. In this second installment, Stefanski looks at Queens Public Library and the public library innovations that created an even more essential service for the New York City Borough for over 125 years,…

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Boston Public Library-David Leonard Speaks on the Power of the Public Library
November 30, 2022

Public libraries have become more than just a place where people can read, borrow books, and access various types of information. They are vital centers for research in many schools and institutions. Technology has significantly impacted the growth of libraries and their necessity. Since the 60s, the introduction of computers into libraries, technology continues to…

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Public Libraries: Essential to Community Building Like Never Before

The majority of Americans over the age of sixteen say public libraries play a critical role within their communities, with 95% agreeing the materials and resources available at public libraries provide opportunities for everyone to succeed and promote literacy and a love of reading. 94% of these Americans say having a public library improves the…

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Latest Season 2

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DisruptED in the D: The Incredible Story of Detroit’s Reclamation with Matt Cullen
May 13, 2024

Detroit’s reclamation symbolizes a significant turning point for a city once beleaguered by economic downturns and bankruptcy. A repeated winner of the best riverfront in the U.S. award, coupled with strategic urban developments like the relocation of General Motors to the Hudson Tower, reflects a broader trend of urban renewal driven by thoughtful planning…

Read More
Military and Corporations Competing for Talent Must Utilize Education Incentives

It’s a fast-evolving workforce out there and the competition for talent has intensified, touching even the most traditional sectors such as the military. As companies, large and small, recognize the importance of investing in their employees through education benefits, a new landscape emerges where even the U.S. military must innovate to attract and retain…

Read More
Disrupting Farming to Revitalize Local, Community Farmers with Dan Miller, CEO of Steward

Right now the world is marked by unprecedented disruption, where technological advancements intersect with societal challenges. But one issue stands out as both timeless and timely: the future of farming. As the global population burgeons and environmental concerns loom large, the need for sustainable agricultural practices is more pressing than ever. According to the…

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Major General Davis Advocates for a Stronger Military by Recruiting Quality Talent Through Effective Recruitment Strategies

Amid increasing global conflicts and a challenging recruitment landscape, the US Army’s approaches to acquiring quality talent are more crucial than ever. A startling statistic reveals that only 23-24% of Americans are qualified to serve in the military, underscoring the urgency for effective recruitment strategies. What innovative methods is the US Army deploying to…

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Disrupting Health: Managing Prescription Health
September 5, 2023

On DisruptED Healthcare, co-hosts Ron J Stefanski and Larry Yuhasz discuss the monumental disruptions in the healthcare sector, particularly in managing prescription health. Joining them is Charles Gellman, CEO & Co-Founder of HiDo Health, who introduces an AI-assisted robotic device that revolutionizes medication dispensing. This innovation aims to bridge the gap between physician encounters…

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The Future of Upskilling in a Disrupted Workplace – Part 2 of 2

A disrupted workplace can’t stay chaotic forever; the future of upskilling will decide how calm the storm is or how choppy. The workforce is undergoing significant disruption in the age of rapid technological advancements. The need for upskilling employees has never been more pressing, especially as the traditional education system struggles to keep pace…

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The Future of Upskilling in a Disrupted Workplace – Part 1 of 2

In the wake of rapid technological advancements, the global workplace is undergoing a seismic disruption shift, and the future of upskilling workers is a more critical challenge than ever before. The intersection of technology, the pandemic, and globalization have created a new paradigm for businesses, and ignoring the changes could prove costly. A recent…

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Achieving Financial Security in a DisruptED World

In the wake of a tumultuous economic climate, the conversation around financial security has never been more relevant. A recent survey by Bankrate reveals that Americans believe they need to earn an average of $233,000 per year to feel financially secure, a figure significantly higher than the average earnings of a full-time worker in…

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Education & EdTech
Creating an Environment to Learn Fearlessly
June 21, 2022

“Getting Shit Done” is the outstanding theme highlighted in DisruptED. Hosts Ron Stefanski and Dr. Ceasar Mickens  sit down with two extraordinary women, Kristin Harrington and Elizabeth Hofreuter, both with high GSD index scores to talk about their impact on fearless learning in the education space. Hofreuter originally began her journey in the education space when…

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Author Pete Hall Discusses the Impact Self-Reflection has on Creating a Positive Environment

Returning guest Pete Hall, executive director of educationhall.com and author of YA novel Chasing the Show, joins hosts Ron Stefanski and Dr. Ceasar Mickens to talk about his new book and the valuable lessons of communication and empathy between parents, coaches, and kids. While Hall’s other books focus on lessons of self-reflection, this story…

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Creating an Adult Education Program for the 40 Million Adults without a High School Diploma

Life is full of challenges. Often, it can take a while to learn how to overcome and succeed in the challenges presented to us. For Dr. Howard Liebman, CEO of Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) and Kari Greenfield, VP – Academic Partnerships, accomplishments coincide with a high GSD index – get stuff done. DisruptED…

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Making Workforce Training Available to Communities that Need it Most

Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas has been integrating technology into their training for over 20 years. Laurie Larrea, the CEO, recalls setting up women in welfare with an online community and mentoring program. The program distributed computers and free wi-fi, making the technology accessible to communities who needed it most, “giving access to people who wouldn’t…

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Honor Education is Revolutionizing Education Through the Ease of Course Designing
January 30, 2024

The fusion of technology and education is more critical today than ever. For a brief segment of DisruptEd, Ron J. Stefanski explored one particular factor that promises to redefine the landscape of learning. He discussed Joel Podolny, the founder and CEO of Honor Education –  an e-learning platform. Formerly the Dean of Yale School of…

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Turning Tragedy into Triumph: How Ordinary People Can Channel the Power of Resilience to Make an Extraordinary Impact
May 1, 2024

Since time immemorial, stories of individuals turning tragedy into triumph have resonated deeply with society. Such narratives not only provide hope but also illuminate the profound impact of resilience. What does it take for ordinary individuals to channel personal loss into driving positive change in their communities? In the latest episode of DisruptED, host…

Read More
Bridging the Gap Between Traditional Education and Modern Needs: Why School Educators Need to Shift Focus to Durable Skills Part 1 of 2
May 1, 2024

Are Traditional educational systems and school educators struggling to keep pace with the demands of modern workplaces? With advancements in technology and a shifting global economy, educators must prepare students for jobs that exist now and for future roles yet to exist. This scenario raises significant questions about the relevance and adaptability of current…

Read More
Bridging the Gap Between Traditional Education and Modern Needs: Why School Educators Need to Shift Focus to Durable Skills Part 2 of 2
April 30, 2024

Educational methods are changing significantly, driven by the growing use of artificial intelligence and an emphasis on durable skills. As more people seek flexible, lifelong learning options, these tools are critical for modernizing education. This shift is essential given the increasing gap between conventional educational routes and the varied demands of the current job…

Read More
Disrupting Farming to Revitalize Local, Community Farmers with Dan Miller, CEO of Steward
April 4, 2024

Right now the world is marked by unprecedented disruption, where technological advancements intersect with societal challenges. But one issue stands out as both timeless and timely: the future of farming. As the global population burgeons and environmental concerns loom large, the need for sustainable agricultural practices is more pressing than ever. According to the…

Read More
Larry Kirshbaum’s Formula to Thrive in the Publishing Industry: Forge Ahead with Authentic Relationships, Powerful Brand Building, and Masterful Multi-Platform Storytelling
March 22, 2024

The publishing industry stands at a crossroads, not defined by an era of digital upheaval but driven by the need to adapt and thrive in it. As readers’ preferences shift from the tactile pleasure of paper to the convenience of digital formats, the industry’s response to these changes not only dictates its current state…

Read More
Can You Become a Thought Leader While Working Full-Time? Yes, by Leading with Authenticity and Sharing Your Unique Stories
March 20, 2024

As we navigate the complexities of the modern professional landscape, the concept of thought leadership has taken on new dimensions. No longer just for those in academia or executive roles, becoming a thought leader is now a tangible goal for professionals in various industries aiming to influence and inspire within their digital communities. Amidst…

Read More
Digital Revolution Demands Authentic Problem-Solvers, Not Just Tech Hype
March 20, 2024

The digital revolution continues to transform industries in today’s fast-paced world where the narratives of individuals who have navigated the tumultuous waters of entrepreneurship emerge victorious are both inspiring and instructive. With a marketplace increasingly dominated by tech-driven innovations and the rise of the gig economy, understanding the DNA of disruptive ventures has never…

Read More
Space Exploration DisruptEd: Space Travel as Never Imagined Before
March 20, 2024

Gone are the days when space travel was confined to the realm of astronauts and the exceedingly wealthy. With the unveiling of Spaceship Neptune by Space Perspective, the dream of exploring the vastness of space is becoming a reality for a broader audience. This bold step forward reflects a seismic shift in how we…

Read More
Technology’s True Purpose Lies in Amplifying Empathy and Connection Through Human-Centric Solutions
March 19, 2024

In a world increasingly defined by rapid technological advancements and an undeniable need for human-centric solutions, Joe Salesky’s remarkable trajectory exemplifies the potential of technology to foster human capacity, empathy, and opportunity. Having been at the forefront of significant technological innovations, including the creation of the first web conferencing platform and contributing to the…

Read More