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Dent at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Want an invite to our reception featuring Richard Browning? Do not comment here, instead Go here… We are returning to San Diego Comic-Con with another set of panels, plus a reception on July 20, where we will be featuring an appearance by exosuit inventor “Iron Man” Richard Browning. Below are the panels currently slated for […]

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The Evolutionary Argument for Purpose Driven Companies

In Yuval Noah Harari’s hit book Sapiens, he explains the far-reaching implications of our ability, as Homo Sapiens, to communicate about imaginary things: Any large-scale human cooperation — whether a modern state, a medieval church, an ancient city or an archaic tribe — is rooted in common myths that exist only in people’s collective imagination. […]

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We’re Hiring a Director of Partnerships

Director of Partnerships Greater Seattle Area, WA 6 month full-time contract-to-hire Interested? Apply Here We are seeking a Director of Partnerships to help Dent grow and maintain a set of corporate relationships to support our conferences, dinners, experiences, and programs. Dent creates and empowers a community of people who are here to put a dent […]

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Elon Musk Doesn’t Read This Stuff

Several years back I read through an answer to a question on Quora from Elon Musk’s ex-wife Justine. The question was “How can I be as great as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk or Sir Richard Branson?” Today, years after reading the answers, what stands out in my memory is the part where she […]

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“Iron Man” Richard Browning to Appear at San Diego Comic-Con

UPDATE: We are currently scheduling his equipment demo for July 20, at 5:30pm near the convention center. If you are interested in being on the priority list and to be notified of specifics, please fill out this short form. We are excited to announce that noted inventor (and recent TED speaker) Richard Browning will be […]

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Dent The Future Awards a Blue Origin Payload Slot in Dent:Space Competition

Space Technologies at California (STAC) Experiment to Fly in Nanolab Payload aboard New Shepard Space Vehicle SEATTLE – The Dent The Future organization announces the selection of the “STAC-DS Interstellar CubeSat Experiment” from Space Technologies at California (STAC) at UC Berkeley as the chosen microgravity experiment to fly in an upcoming launch of Blue Origin’s […]

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North Coast Hip Hop Improv Comedy Troupe To Perform at Sun Valley Resort on March 20

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Welcoming Dent Sponsor Vyykn

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VR Panel and VRCon at San Diego Comic-Con

he Dent team is returning to San Diego Comic-Con to host three panels in the main expo hall. In addition to our A.I. and Mars panels, we are expanding on our "Building the Holodeck" VR/AR panel from last year, with an update titled "State of the Holodeck".

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Adaptive leadership reveals the hidden cost of being politically correct

Adaptive leadership is a framework for practicing leadership developed by Harvard Professor Ronald Heifetz through his teaching in the early 1990s. Critical to the theory is the distinction between authority and leadership: that being in a position of authority (CEO, President, Manager) does not by definition make someone a leader. And, in fact, leadership is […]

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See Creative Control and Meet Director Benjamin Dickinson at Dent 2016

On the evening of March 20 in Sun Valley, Dent conference attendees as well as local residents will get chance to screen the film and meet Benjamin Dickinson.

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Mónica Guzmán and Biz Stone on Leadership and The Picard School of Management

Mónica Guzmán was featured on the Mediashift podcast this week, and host Mark Glaser interviewed her about her time as a Nieman Fellow and the shifting media lansdcape.

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Dent Dinner Vegas: Special Guest Greg Grunberg

Over the years the organizers of the Dent conference have hosted many gatherings at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and this year is no different. Many remember our 2012 dinner at the Stirling Club, when we were honored to have Greg Grunberg as a guest. Greg is widely known for his ongoing role […]

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Repeating the obvious

Truly great visionaries have mastery over their domains. They have spent the time and the effort to find the simplicity on the other side of complexity in the problem they are working to solve, and they have the ability to share that now-simplified understanding with everyone else. Getting this right is really hard. One of […]

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The critical insight for achieving mastery in anything

This past April, Denter Mark Pearson’s audiobook startup Libro.fm launched their book club with a nonfiction title called Mindset, by Carol Dweck. I purchased a copy and listened to it on my commute to and from work, and it’s one of those books with a straightforward central insight that, if you don’t already run it […]

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