Video: Follow your curiosity
The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can’t Do
In this talk, Morris Morrison sheds light on the subjective nature of what it means to be successful. Morris will draw on his life story to show how even in the bleakest circumstances we can count on our instincts and curiosity to guide us to safety.
Video: Reading Minds Through Body Language
A bold challenge to our obsession with efficiency—and a new understanding of how to benefit from the powerful potential of serendipity. Melding the long-term history of technology with the latest headlines and findings of computer science and social science, The Efficiency Paradox questions our obsession with and assumptions about modern efficiency, persuasively showing how relying on the […]
Book Review: Work – How to Find Joy and Meaning in Each Hour of the Day Paperback
Can you read someone’s mind by looking at them? Almost. After a boy threatened to kill her with a machete, Lynne Franklin decided to learn everything she could about persuasion. She became a neuroscience nerd, studying how the brain works and how to build rapport with people. She has since worked with organizations to use […]
Using Introversion for Career and Personal Success
In Thich Nhat Hanh’s latest teachings on applied Buddhism for both the work place and daily life, this book sheds light on how to overcome dilemmas and problems calmly and with wisdom. Topics discussed include dealing with workplace scenarios; dealing with home and family; encounters with strangers and with daily life; transportation; and creating communities […]
Using Social Media to build a career, not just find jobs.
Introversion isn’t a flaw. In fact, introverts are powerful players in work and home life. Psychology Alice Boyes shares how to use your natural personality traits towards success. Develop a Positive Overall View of Your Temperament and Personality Until I read Susan Cain’s book Quiet I never consciously realized I was ashamed of being an introvert. It was […]
Video: Bored at work? Here’s what your brain is trying to tell you.
Developing your professional network will be far more valuable than uploading your resume to every listing site on the internet. VP of People and General Counsel at Udemy, Lisa Haugh, writes about why it is important to build a caree, not just find a job, and how to leverage the power of professional networking sites. […]
Book Review: Atomic Habits – An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
We’ve all been bored on the job at least once in our lives, but that boredom is actually very old human wiring. We constantly seek out new information to keep our minds sharp, and when tasks get repetitive we get bored and move on. But what if you can’t move on? What if the tasks […]
Developing Executive Presence
No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving–every day. Author of the book, James Clear, one of the world’s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. Atomic Habits will reshape […]
How to Talk so that People Want to Listen
Executive presence (EP) is a buzzword that has been gaining popularity in recent years. It refers to the physical, behavioural attributes that define how an executive carries himself and is much fact as it is representation. It inspires confidence and trust which helps younger employees rise the ranks more effectively. If you’re deemed lacking in executive […]
Speaking is probably the easiest thing you can do, but to speak in a way that people would want to listen to, is definitely one of the hardest thing to do. How can you be more persuasive when you speak?