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#FoossaFinds – 18 July 2014

#FoossaFinds curates insightful readings, awesome events, #SpiritAnimals, and other inspiration. Look for it on Fridays.  Reposted from


Empathy Begins With Language
Cheryl Heller, SVA Design for Social Innovation
The lesson here is for all of us. As social innovation and social design mature, as we develop more shorthand language to communicate with each other, we risk making outcasts of both the people we need to recruit and those we hope to help.

The One Thing You Should Do After Meeting Anyone New
Michael Simmons, Thought Catalog
Make Introductions. Rinse. Repeat.

Leonard Cohen on Creativity, Hard Work, and Why You Should Never Quit Before You Know What It Is You’re Quitting
Maria Popova, Brainpickings


Saturday, 19 July 2014, 2-10 PM
Mister Rogers, 231 Rogers Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11238

2000 LED-Filled Balloons. 1 room. UNLIMITED JOY. Learn more and RSVP.

Crack Your Emotion Code: An Immersive Art Experience
Thursday, 24 July 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Dev Bootcamp NYC, 48 Wall St (15th Floor), New York, NY 10005

TAPIN partners with Dev Bootcamp to bring you an interactive experience designed to jolt your senses and emotions and tap into what makes you unique. Through an immersive journey, TAPIN creates a multi-sensory experience that deeply explores our humanness and ability to feel, showing us how cracking our own emotion code can ignite us and the work we create. Learn more and RSVP.

Subway Sets is back! 
Saturday, 2 August 2014, 7:30 PM
Subway Sets is bringing New York’s best underground music to the largest rooftop farm in the world for an epic night underneath the stars. Come experience what TimeOut NYC called one of “the coolest things to do on an NYC rooftop”. Get tickets now.

TEDxGramercy | Grit 
Saturday, 27 September 2014, 4-8 PM
Mason Hall, Baruch college, 17 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010

Get early-bird tickets and suggest speakers.


Beard Bouquets + Accessorizing Apes



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