To #BeUp is to put forth effort toward living a positive life. Though this is just a simple hashtag, doing so requires a great deal of strength and courage in the face of adversity. Adam Payne shares the #BeUp message through music, informal survey results, and personal experiences.
Adam served as host of the 2015 TEDxBentleyU conference and has been part of Bentley University community for over 12 years, where he currently a professor in the Management department. At the University of Pennsylvania, Adam is in the dissertation phase of his doctorate in organizational leadership and learning. As a musician, he has collaborated with Artists all over the globe, and lends his writing, production and vocal talents to projects across many genres including producing and composing the music for a documentary film about the Rwandan Genocide entitled ‘Coexist.’ Adam is also the founder of Benefit for Jane, a charity created in honor of his late parents that raises funds and awareness for kidney cancer.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx