Denzel Washington shares his greatest wisdoms, telling us his life story, and journey to becoming the man he is today. This Powerful Motivational Speech for 2020 will change your future and leave you speechless! Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. is an American actor, director, and producer. He has been described as an actor who reconfigured "the... Read more
The crisis of leadership — and a new way forward | Halla Tómasdóttir and Bryn Freedman
What should modern leadership look like? Entrepreneur and former Icelandic presidential candidate Halla Tómasdóttir thinks global leaders need to change their ways -- or risk becoming irrelevant. In a conversation with curator Bryn Freedman, she shows how anybody can step up and make a difference, even if you don't yet have power. "There's a leader... Read more
A guide to believing in yourself (but for real this time)
TV star, Catherine Reitman, shares her lessons learned in seeing ideas thru to their completion, not allowing others to reshape your vision and a little bit about family dynamics. Catherine Reitman is the creator, executive producer, writer, and star of CBC’s acclaimed original comedy series, Workin’ Moms. Known for her roles in Blackish and It’s... Read more
Everybody can be a sustainability leader | Annick Schmeddes
Everyone can put some sustainability effort in his or hers current job and way of life. Forget about drastic changes, Annick Schmeddes teaches us how you can maximize your sustainable talents, and become sustainability leaders. Everyone can put some sustainability effort in his or hers current job and way of life. Forget about drastic changes,... Read more
How to improve your relationships with positive psychology
James Pawelski and Suzie Pileggi Pawelski share he secrets of happy relationships and learn practical ways to put these into practice based on the latest findings from the science of positive psychology. This was filmed at an Action for Happiness event in London on 12 July 2018. http://www.actionforhappiness.org
Positive Psychology Exercises: Self Compassion Letter & Your Daily Holiday
Transcript of the video: Positive psychology is a scientific field and like any scientific field, it’s findings only become really valuable when put into practice. That is why we thought we’d bring you 2 different practical positive psychology tools that you can use in your life straight way. So let’s get down to positive business,... Read more
Own Your Professional Development
Bradley introduces the concept of a professional development coach, and how actively planning for and executing a professional development plan can help you take your career in the direction you want. Dr. Bradley Brummel is an Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Tulsa with a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of... Read more
5 Soft Skills You Will Need To Grow & Be Successful In Your Career
You might have the right education degree, you have a great personality, but you still are not the person your boss looks at when it comes to important tasks and projects, why is that so? Why is that your colleague gets all the lime light and you are still standing in the row waiting for... Read more
No More Bad Coffee: Professional Development That Honors Teachers
In her role as the Director of the Sofia Center for Professional Development at Bosque School, Sheryl Chard hosts workshops, seminars, and retreats for Bosque School faculty and other educators in the community that are heavily informed by feedback from countless educators. These innovative professional development opportunities allow teachers to connect with local experts and... Read more
The Only 3 Career Steps that Matter
Whether entrepreneur or employee, scientist or journalist, young graduate or top leader, there are just three big career transitions that matter: inclusion, influence, and impact. Opportunities and barriers at each stage can be different for women or minorities, but knowing the challenges can help overcome them - and create change for self and others on... Read more
What would happen if you didn’t sleep? – Claudia Aguirre
In the United States, it’s estimated that 30 percent of adults and 66 percent of adolescents are regularly sleep-deprived. This isn’t just a minor inconvenience: staying awake can cause serious bodily harm. Claudia Aguirre shows what happens to your body and brain when you skip sleep. Lesson by Claudia Aguirre, animation by TED-Ed.
Forgiveness: The Key to Being a Better Person?
Learn about the latest research in the science of forgiveness with Dr. Amrisha Vaish of the University of Virginia. Research shows that even young children are drawn to those who show forgiveness toward others, suggesting it's an innate and important ability for our species. So why do we all sometimes struggle to do it? Go... Read more
Allow things to unfold and you will find your purpose in life | Peggy Oki | TEDxQueenstown
With an appreciation of flow and motion Peggy's life has been always been driven by passion. From surfing and skateboarding to the intimate appreciation what she calls the 'Cetacean Nation'. Discovering the transformative force of participation artwork through her Origami Whales project was the first step to realising that passion could be harnessed, amplified and... Read more
8 Simple Self Improvement Principles
When it comes to self improvement, what principles have you found to be the most influential to your growth?
The new era of positive psychology | Martin Seligman
Martin Seligman talks about psychology -- as a field of study and as it works one-on-one with each patient and each practitioner. As it moves beyond a focus on disease, what can modern psychology help us to become?
How Does a ‘Spiritual Materialist’ Find Meaning? Ask Alan Lightman – Poet, Physicist, Philosopher.
Dr. Alan Lightman, a professor of physics and humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, speaks with the John Templeton Foundation about how he finds meaning, mystery, and a sense of comfort in a universe whose natural laws seem to communicate a clear message: despite our yearning for permanence, nothing--not even the universe itself--lasts forever.... Read more
How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030
Can we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of Global Goals for the development of the world to 2030. Social progress expert Michael Green... Read more