Tag: talk

  • Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

    This is a great ted talk! Amy Cuddy ted.com bio: Amy Cuddy wasn’t supposed to become a successful scientist. In fact, she wasn’t even supposed to finish her undergraduate degree. Early in her college career, Cuddy suffered a severe head injury in a car accident, and doctors said she would struggle to fully regain her […]

  • Martin Seligman: The new era of positive psychology

    From TED bio: Why you should listen to him: Martin Seligman founded the field of positive psychology in 2000, and has devoted his career since then to furthering the study of positive emotion, positive character traits, and positive institutions. It’s a fascinating field of study that had few empirical, scientific measures — traditional clinical psychology […]

  • Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity

    From ted.com: Elizabeth Gilbert faced down a ­premidlife crisis by doing what we all secretly dream of – running off for a year. Her travels through Italy, India and Indonesia resulted in the megabestselling and deeply beloved memoir Eat, Pray, Love, about her process of finding herself by leaving home. She’s a longtime magazine writer […]

  • Ron Gutman: The hidden power of smiling

    From ted.com: Ron Gutman is the founder and CEO of HealthTap, responsible for the company’s innovation, vision and product. Before this, he was founder and CEO of Wellsphere, an online consumer health company that developed the world’s largest community of independent health writers; it was acquired in early 2009. As a graduate student at Stanford, […]

  • David Rock – Your Brain At Work @ Googletalk

    From Davidrock.net: Dr. David Rock coined the term ‘NeuroLeadership’ and co-founded the NeuroLeadership Institute, a global initiative bringing neuroscientists and leadership experts together to build a new science for leadership development. He co-edits the NeuroLeadership Journal and heads up an annual global summit. He is the author of 4 books including the 2009 business-best-seller ‘Your […]