Last one from my summer conference! This is astronomer Dr. Trent Dupuy rocking my Tarantula Nebula scarf from theslowfactory (see it in previous posts). The scarf is no longer available, but there are matching neckties, silk bracelets, and bow ties! This is one of my favorite images because it combines data from three of NASA’s Great Observatories in bright, primary colors. I’ve used the scarf for many impromptu astronomy lessons after someone compliments me on it!

The International Buddhist Conference Q&A Event with Ven. Thich Phuoc Quang
The International Buddhist Conference Q&A Event with Venerable Thich Phuoc Quang, Abbot of the Chua Phuoc Hue (San Antonio Buddhist Temple) answers three que...

The Venerable Thich Phuoc Quang answers three great questions:

- How can I tell apart what is illusion and what is reality?
- I can’t stop wanting material luxury. How can I end my greed and suffering?
- What is Bodhicitta and how can we cultivate it?

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In case you haven’t heard, we are partnering with four other military non-profit organizations for a conference discussing the Air War over Vietnam (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy) in October. You can view more information about the conference by going We look forward to working with our symposium partners: Air Force Historical Foundation, Army Historical Foundation, Foundation for Coast Guard History, and the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation.

5 Ways To Be The Best At Conference Calls

Here are the top five ways to be the best at conference calls:

1) Smile while you speak and your positive energy will come through.

2) Speak clearly and with sufficient volume so everyone can understand and hear your words.

3) Do what you’d normally do if you were in person. Be a person, not a robot at the end of the phone.

4) Focus your time and energy on the topic, the people, and the overall meeting.

The final way to make your next conference call a positive experience.