3 TED Talks you can’t afford to miss

By Morag Barrett on January 21, 2014

Posted by Morag Barrett | January 21, 20143 TED Talks you can’t afford to missWe love TED talks at SkyeTeam there is so much to be learned from these short pithy videos. In case you didn’t know, TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design their tag line is “ideas worth spreading.”  and they do that! TED talks launched in 1984, and there are now more than 1,400 videos available online.1. Brené Brown: The Power of VulnerabilityI first saw Brené Brown speak at the 2012 Leadership Investment, Women’s Success Summit.  Her talk was authentic, hard hitting and really resonated for me.  At that time I was in the midst of writing my book Cultivate: The Power of Winning Relationships and had just finished writing a chapter on relationship mindset… that included the concept of courage and vulnerability. I love these moments of connection! 2. Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you areBody language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.And in case you are wondering… yes we have had over 100 leaders standing up and power posing during a program… and it is ENERGIZING!3. Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivationIn this video Dan Pink looks at motivation, and the fact that “traditional” forms of motivation simply don’t work at least not as effectively, or in the way, we think they do. Related ArticlesVulnerability MattersI had the opportunity to hear Dr Brené Brown speak at the Women's Vision Leadership Summit. She was outstanding and her message really resonated with the work I am doing on Cultivating Winning Relationships™. Here is the TEDxHouston video that allows you to hear her speak on the concept of…November 5, 2012In "Cultivating Winning Relationships"Who Needs BFFs at Work?At SkyeTeam, we do a lot of research and work in the relationship space, particularly relationships in the workplace. Well, not those relationships! The stuff of tabloids and telenovellas are interesting and make for good TV, but this is a family show here. What's become fascinating to me, is this…May 2, 2017In "Cultivate@Work"Cultivate@Work: NetworkingWelcome to the Cultivate@Work Weekly Roundup. We scour the Internet for stories and ideas of how people cultivate winning relationships at work and share them in this weekly summary. It’s perfect for anyone interested in applying the ideas and techniques from Cultivate. The Power of Winning Relationships by SkyeTeam CEO…May 26, 2016In "Cultivate@Work"Tags »Cultivating Winning RelationshipsEmotional Intelligenceleadership development denverteam building coloradoTrustvalues Share
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