Podcast Episodes — Thought Row

Episode 45: Manuel Wotsch Building an Event Company Through Silence

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Episode 45: Manuel Wotsch  Building an Event Company Through Silence

 Episode 45: Manuel Wotsch Building an Event Company Through Silence Can you imagine a bunch of people with headsets on dancing? Or working as a team picking up litter and no one but them can hear what they are listening to, but they are having a great time. Our guest Manuel, a student at the Geneva School of Business in Spain, turned the idea of AURA Silent Disco Headphones into an event & rental company. He then launched the start-up in May 2021 with his three partners. He is very passionate about this project, and future ambitions are to enter...

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Episode 43: Josefin Lundahl Art Historian, Art Educator, Art Curation

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Episode 43: Josefin Lundahl Art Historian, Art Educator, Art Curation

Episode 43: Josefin Lundahl Art Historian, Art Educator, Art Curation  Our special guest Josefin Lundahl is a Swedish native and an art historian with over a decade of work in art education, curating, advising, and consulting in the US and Europe.  Josefin shares with us what it was like growing up with a father who was a highly respected art dealer. She talks about her work in the educational sector and how she independently ran a gallery project with the mission of creating a space for emerging artists to exhibit. She discusses the psychology behind creativity and how it affects...

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Episode 42: Arijit Bhattacharyya - From Superhero Drawings to Creating World-leading Technologies

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Episode 42: Arijit Bhattacharyya - From Superhero Drawings to Creating World-leading Technologies

  Episode 42: Arijit Bhattacharyya - From Superhero Drawings to Creating World-leading Technologies Our guest Arijit Bhattacharyya exemplifies what a gifted creative mind can accomplish. From superhero drawings as a child all the way to creating world-leading technologies and much, much more. Game Developer, Serial Entrepreneur, Technologist, Global VC, and lecturer are just some of the things we discuss with Arijit. He is living an enviable creative life. Arijit discusses how he went from drawing superheroes as a child to becoming a game developer and entrepreneur. He shares with us some of the challenges he faced and what the future has in store...

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Episode 41: Yael Cherni - The Difference Between Being and Artist and an Entertainer

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Episode 41: Yael Cherni - The Difference Between Being and Artist and an Entertainer

 Episode 41: Yael Cherni - The Difference Between Being and Artist and an Entertainer Our guest Yael Cherni shares with us her dynamic career as a Soprano, Conductor, and Lecturer. She discusses her experiences in chamber "lieder" music and her love of Gershwin. She also discusses the difference between being an artist and an entertainer. A very accomplished talent in three creative disciplines. Yael has excelled in her career as a formidable talent that has been appreciated by audiences from all over the world. Yael also gives us a musical snack with a selection from Schuman and Gershwin. Yael Cherni:...

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Episode 40: Chess Brodnick - Interior Abstractions of Life

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Episode 40: Chess Brodnick - Interior Abstractions of Life

Episode 40: Chess Brodnick - Interior Abstractions of Life Our guest Chess Brodnick, a Psychotherapist and Artist, shares his story on how he is trying to point out the interior abstractions of life through his artwork. Chess is a self-taught artist that took 2-years to study and draw self-portraits. He drew from his memories and experiences, pushing his art to the very edge. As a psychotherapist, Chess is exposed to many emotions from his patients. He's even used his art-making to help his patients when nothing else would reach the severely mentally ill. He shares with us on how art...

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