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TEDxDuke - Tony Brown - Heart: Career-Maker or Career-Breaker?

Heart: Career-Maker or Career-Breaker? Tony Brown has been a Professor of the Practice at the Sanford School of Public Policy since 1993. In 2007, Brown took a three-year leave of absence to serve as president of the Robertson Scholars Program at Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill. Upon returning to Duke in 2010, Brown was named co-director of the Hart Leadership Program. Professor Brown has taught leadership courses in enterprising organizational change, social entrepreneurship, socially responsible businesses, and public-private collaboration. He founded and also directs the Hart Leadership Program's Enterprising Leadership Initiative, a program intended to engage, educate, and empower Duke students to pursue innovative solutions to University, community and global problems. Brown was the recipient of the Howard Johnson Distinguished Teaching Award for undergraduate teaching excellence in 1997 and the Ashoka U - Cordes Foundation Innovation Award for his course Social Entrepreneurship in Action in 2012. Professor Brown's current teaching and research interests focus on the leadership development of young adults during college and as young alumni. His courses include Social Entrepreneurship in Action, Leadership Development & Organizations, and Enterprising Leadership & Civic Engagement. His students all participate in "real-results" leadership projects a pedagogy action-based, integrated learning experiences. About TEDx:In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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