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TEDxMillCity - Dale Dye - True Leadership

TEDxMillCity is an exploration of creative methods that help today's leaders gain perspective and inspire change.Capt. Dale Dye shared his unique insights on how immersive experience can drive large creative teams to achieve high levels of performance.Capt. Dye is Hollywood's top military consultant and founder of Warriors, Inc., best known for its immersive field-based training techniques and work on HBO's acclaimed mini-series "The Pacific," "Band of Brothers" and the film "Saving Private Ryan," all in collaboration with producers Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg.Capt. Dye has also worked with Oliver Stone on his Oscar?- winning film "Platoon," as well as on subsequent films "Born on the Fourth of July," "Heaven and Earth," "Natural Born Killers," "JFK" and "Alexander."His other credits include the films "Forrest Gump," "Casualties of War," "Sniper," "The War," "Outbreak," "Mission: Impossible," "Starship Troopers" and "Rulesof Engagement," the "Medal of Honor" video game series for EA, and a number of television shows, in addition to five novels including the bestseller "Platoon," based on the film.Capt. Dye is also an accomplished actor, appearing in television and movie roles including parts on HBO's "Entourage," NBC's "Chuck" and in feature films like "Knight & Day" alongside actors like Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz.He served in Vietnam in 1965 and 1967 through 1970, surviving 31 major combat operations and earning a number of decorations, including a Bronze Star and three Purple Hearts for wounds suffered in combat, and later served in a variety of assignments around the world until his retirement from the Marines in 1984.About TEDx, x = independently organized event 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.) About TED TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world's leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their talks are then made available, free, at TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Al Gore, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani,Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The annual TED Conference takes place in Long Beach, California, with simulcast in Palm Springs; TEDGlobal is held each year in Oxford, UK. TED's media initiatives include, where new TEDTalks are posted daily, and the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as the ability for any TEDTalk to be translated by volunteers worldwide. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world are given the opportunity to put their wishes into action; TEDx, which offers individuals or groups a way to host local, self-organized events around the world, and the TEDFellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities. Follow TED on Twitter at, or on Facebook at TEDGlobal 2010, "And Now the Good News," will be held July 13-16, 2010, in Oxford, UK. TED2011, "The Rediscovery of Wonder," will be held February 28-March 4, 2011, in Long Beach, California, with the TEDActive simulcast in Palm Springs, California.
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