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Posts By Oliver Friedman

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The Politics of Hip Hop and Rap in America
6 months ago

The Politics of Hip Hop and Rap in America

By  •  ART

How do subcultural art movements impact the larger cultures in which they develop, and their societies at large? Such was the question posed by IVY Thought Leader and beloved Georgetown lecturer, …
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IVY Holiday Gift Guide 2016: The Arts and Culture Edition
6 months ago

IVY Holiday Gift Guide 2016: The Arts and Culture Edition

By  •  ART

In the spirit of the holidays, IVY is proud to showcase a selection of our amazing cultural partners that are providing special deals on holiday gifts and memberships. IVY’s mission in Arts …
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5 IVY Lessons of the Week (Week 2)
6 months ago

5 IVY Lessons of the Week (Week 2)

This week, our globally renowned IVY Thought Leaders ask the big questions: What is the meaning of life? What is the role of the United States in empowering developing nations? Will …
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This One Question Will Make You an Asset to Your Boss
6 months ago

This One Question Will Make You an Asset to Your Boss

One of IVY’s most beloved Thought Leaders, Mindy Mackenzie, has walked the walk: as the Chief Performance Officer of Beam, she helped steer the company toward its $16 billion sale …
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Inside the Effort to Quantify Global Human Development
6 months ago

Inside the Effort to Quantify Global Human Development

By  •  POLICY

Globalization at Its Best

In 1990, in an effort to measure the effects of poverty, the World Bank designated people living under $1 a day to be experiencing “extreme poverty.” …
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Your Financial Investments Are an Expression of Who You Are
6 months ago

Your Financial Investments Are an Expression of Who You Are

Meet legendary entrepreneur and investor Charly Kleissner. Early in his career, Charly worked with Steve Jobs before he and his wife founded the Felicitas Foundation to support social entrepreneurs and …
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A Striking View of How Religions Are Building a Positive Vision of Peace
6 months ago

A Striking View of How Religions Are Building a Positive Vision of Peace

Is spirituality the key to building a better world? IVY Magazine sat down with Dr. William Vendley, the Secretary General of the Religions for Peace International, to hear his answer …
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Where Does Fear Come From? And How to Overcome It
7 months ago

Where Does Fear Come From? And How to Overcome It

It’s human nature: we all aim to avoid worst-case scenarios so as to protect ourselves against potential losses. Yet in doing so, we actually crowd out opportunities by putting disproportionate …
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5 IVY Lessons of the Week (Week 1)
7 months ago

5 IVY Lessons of the Week (Week 1)

Welcome to the first installment in our series of weekly lessons with globally renowned IVY Thought Leaders focused on entrepreneurship, art, policy, social impact, and wellness!

Philanthropy Will Become You …
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Legendary Investor Dave McClure’s Advice to Rising Entrepreneurs
7 months ago

Legendary Investor Dave McClure’s Advice to Rising Entrepreneurs

“Look at him,” whispers the guy next to me. “He’s wearing a funny hat. He doesn’t care what people think of him.”

True, Dave McClure did begin the night in …
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