• Highlights From WORLDZ 2018: Day Two

    Day one of WORLDZ 2018 definitely exceeded our wildest expectations. Then day two came along and it honestly left us speechless as WORLDZ GoodFronts raised $10 million dollars in support to the United Nations World Food Programme, the Gun Safety Alliance & Brady Center “End Family Fire” initiative, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the Ad … Continue reading Highlights From WORLDZ 2018: Day Two

  • We came, we saw, we learned, we conquered. Thank you to all of the 2018 WORLDZ Travelers who came from every corner of the globe to celebrate two and a half days of passion and learnings around everything from Building a Better Brand to helping solve Climate Change. We’re so grateful for everyone’s positive energy … Continue reading Highlights From WORLDZ 2018: Day One

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  • Attention mouthbreathers. A new study by the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has discovered that breathing through your nose can boost your memory. Scientists involved in the study asked 24 participants aged 19 to 25 to recall both recognizable and unrecognizable smells by breathing only through their noses and then solely through their mouths. The study … Continue reading Breathing Through Your Nose Boosts Memory and Cognition, Study Reveals

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  • Kathryn Minshew is the CEO & Founder of TheMuse.com, a career platform used by over 50 million millennials to navigate their careers, and by hundreds of companies looking to attract, hire and retain great talent. She’s also the author of “The New Rules of Work,” a Wall Street Journal national bestseller, and an Operating Partner … Continue reading Q&A With WORLDZ Master Kathyrn Minshew

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  • The speaker has you on the edge of your seat. Every word a revelation, every insight an imminent prediction. These are ideas that will change the way you work and live, and you can’t wait to share them. Welcome to WORLDZ, a summit jam-packed with thought leaders who connect, educate, and inspire you. There’s only … Continue reading Get The Most From WORLDZ, With Sketchnotes

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    Kerri Walsh Jennings is one of the greatest beach volleyball players of all time. In her decades-long career, she’s secured three Olympic golds, one Olympic bronze, and currently holds the record for the most career tournament victories at one hundred and thirty three(yes, it needed to be spelled out). She’s earned too many additional accolades … Continue reading Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings’s p1440 Festival Combines Mindfulness And Beach Volleyball

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    • Kerri Walsh Jennings
    • 3x Olympic Gold Medalist
  • During this In-Conversation with WORLDZ co-founder Jim Sullos, startup guru Peter Pham discusses how to find ideal partners and investors, reviews some common pitching errors, and offers advice to companies that are trying to push a completed product.

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    • Peter Pham
    • Co-founder, Science & Science Blockchain
  • Meet and learn from our world shaping Masters who will be joining us on our quest to create the world of tomorrow at the next chapter of our annual summit: WORLDZ Chapter Three: Chasing True North. Come join the community that FastCompany has referred to as “the most influential minds and brands in the world”. … Continue reading WORLDZ Chapter Three: Chasing True North Is Only Three Weeks Away

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  • “We don’t have to accept global inequality, inadequate health care or education for millions of children, or the unequal, unjust treatment of women and girls as simply facts of life.”

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    • Hugh Evans
    • CEO & Co-Founder, Global Citizen
  • Before Nelson Mandela became the first democratically elected president of South Africa, before he won the Nobel Peace Prize, before he helped bring apartheid to an end in 1994, he was a revolutionary, a man charged with treason and sedition, for which he served 27 grueling years in various prisons across his homeland. I have … Continue reading 100 Years of Nelson Mandela

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  • In the past 25 years, global poverty has been cut in half, literacy rates have soared to include 85% of the world’s population, and child mortality has been cut in half. AIDS, the world’s #1 health problem, has been brought to its knees.

    The engine driving these remarkable milestones? Brands that care. “Put your core values at the center of the relationship between your brand and your customers”, Dugan suggests, and the whole world benefits.

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    • Deborah Dugan
    • CEO, (RED)
  • Even if you are not an avid practitioner of the art of yoga, we can all relate to the necessity to stay mindful. In her WORLDZ 2017 keynote address, Billie Whitehouse, CEO and founder of Wearable X, describes what it means to truly connect. 

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    • Billie Whitehouse
    • CEO, Wearable X
  • When you neglect your sleep, your productivity suffers, but is “conventional sleep” for everyone? Here, Dr. Michael Brues – a.k.a, “The Sleep Doctor” – shares the top 5 Dos and Don’ts for more productive sleep.

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    • Dr. Michael Breus
    • The Sleep Doctor
  • Business is not for the faint of heart. Gary Vaynechuk dives into the “hows” of succeeding in the entrepreneurial world; from auditing your inner circle and betting on your strengths, to learning how to fail and adapt alongside the constantly shifting universe of technology. Entrepreneurship needs rebranding, and it’s not going to happen by ignoring the value of raw, undeterred work ethic.

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    • Gary Vaynerchuk
    • CEO, VaynerMedia
  • Aaron Levant is one of the most well-known names in streetwear. His latest accomplishment, the much-heralded ComplexCon 2017 hosted more than 50,000 urban culture enthusiasts and a seemingly endless array of A-list artists and designers in only its second year. So why – after 15+ years in the game – is he now leaving it all behind?

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    • Aaron Levant
    • Co-Founder, ComplexCon
      Founder, Agenda
  • Ten years ago Kandee Johnson found herself divorced and alone, struggling to get work as a makeup artist with three young children in tow. She found solace in posting makeup tutorials on a new website known mostly for funny cat videos. Four million subscribers later, the YouTube superstar is now launching her own line of beauty products and celebrating the debut of her new Lifetime show.

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    • Kandee Johnson
    • Beauty & Lifestyle Expert & Creator
  • The mad men of MedMen celebrated the sacred stoner holiday of 4/20 last month with their grand opening of their first NYC dispensary.  We sat down with the soon-to-be-public company to find out how they transformed one lone Los Angeles dispensary into a billion-dollar business, while shattering the stereotype of the “stoner” stigma in the process.

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    • Adam Bierman
    • CEO & Co-Founder, MedMen
  • Unable to shake the nagging feeling that his life lacked purpose, a twenty-something Dave Green quit his high-flying tech job, gave away everything he owned, and set out on a six month hike through the wilderness. Fast forward ten years, the man recently honored as Central Floridian of the Year for his hurricane relief efforts is on a mission to use new technology to innovate an age-old problem: global hunger.

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    • Dave Green
    • CEO, Feeding Children Everywhere
  • While sketching a live female nude in class, an ambitious young art student had an epiphany – what if she were to create art using the female body as the canvas? Over time Marlies Dekkers would turn that one simple question into an empire.

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    • Marlies Dekkers
    • CEO, Founder, & Creative Director, Marlies Dekkers
  • At 16, she became an investor. By 18, she was an analyst at Binary Capital. Now, at the wise old age of 21, she has built her own platform connecting brands with teens. Find out how WORLDZ Member and self-proclaimed “teen whisperer” Tiffany Zhong became Silicon Valley’s go-to expert on Gen Z – and what we can expect from the generation poised to take over the world…

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    • Tiffany Zhong
    • Founder & CEO, Zebra Intelligence
  • How do you cope with two small children and one high-profile career? For Marisa Thalberg, Chief Marketing Officer at Taco Bell and 2018 WORLDZ Master, the answer was to start a blog and grow it into a support group for Executive Moms everywhere. “[We need to] give up this idea that we’re all supposed to be living in this state of balance or equilibrium. No one I know, including stay-at-home parents, thinks that their life is in perfect harmony. There IS no perfection to this.”

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    • Marisa Thalberg
    • CMO, Taco Bell
  • Georgina Pazcoguin’s journey into the world of ballet has been as much about discovering herself as mastering an art. Perhaps that’s why she calls herself the “Rogue Ballerina.” Now on the comeback trail from a torn ACL, New York City Ballet’s first Asian American soloist is going to have to prove herself all over again.

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    • Georgina Pazcoguin
    • The Rogue Ballerina
      New York City Ballet
  • It’s been quite a year for thankyou. co-founder Daniel Flynn.  After delivering a remarkable keynote at WORLDZ 2017, he launched his scrappy non-profit into an entirely new country, made some difficult decisions about the future of his brand, and inexplicably found himself sitting down face to face with President Obama with little more than 24 hours notice. We have the full story here.

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    • DANIEL FLYNN
    • Co-Founder &
      Managing Director
      thankyou.