Category Archives: creativity
@TEDTalks by Daphne Bavelier at TEDxCHUV How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help us learn, focus … Continue reading
From the Most Popular @TEDTalks of all time. Apollo Robbins ( @ApolloRobbins ) at TEDGlobal 2013 Hailed as the greatest pickpocket in the world, Apollo Robbins studies the quirks of human behavior as he steals your watch. In a hilarious … Continue reading
So how can you add more desserts to life and go without being stressed? You can begin by checking out How to Make Stress Your Friend, a @TEDTalks video by @kellymcgonigal.
This is a question we hear often. What is the secret sauce to (fill in the blanks) #success #getting rich #lasting love #relationships #romance #money management #leadership #publicspeaking I can go on and on about the things people seek #secretsauce to. … Continue reading
Look Inward Before You Try to Change Others.
Lessons from watching TED talks about what makes a great presentation Continue reading
Here’s an excellent presentation by Denise R. Jacobs on banishing your inner critic. Banish Your Inner Critic – NDC Oslo from Denise Jacobs
“Mental toughness” is a phrase that is commonly used in sports to describe the superior mental qualities of the competitor. Most elite athletes report that at least 50% of superior athletic performance is the result of mental or psychological factors, and a whopping 83% of coaches rate mental toughness as the most important set of psychological characteristics for determining competitive success. Continue reading
Stay focused, pick your fights, build empathy, use humour and develop relationships to effectively manage conflict at work Continue reading
“This story is about taking imagination seriously. Fourteen years ago, I first encountered this ordinary material, fishnet, used the same way for centuries. Today, I’m using it to create permanent, billowing, voluptuous forms the scale of hard-edged buildings in cities around the world. I was an unlikely person to be doing this. I never studied sculpture, engineering or architecture. In fact, after college I applied to seven art schools and was rejected by all seven.” Continue reading