January 11, 2016

A Simple Way To Break A Bad Habit – Judson Brewer

We all have bad habits, and sometimes they creep into our work life too. Here’s a fascinating Ted Talk about the relationship between mindfulness and addiction, in the context of driving…

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December 6, 2015

Ted Talk of the Week – Margaret Heffernan: Dare to Disagree

Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree. http://www.ted.com/talks/margaret_heffernan_dare_to_disagree

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November 17, 2015

Ted Talk of the Week – Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn’t just money. But it’s not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioural economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal our unexpected and nuanced attitudes toward meaning in our […]

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October 9, 2015

Ted Talk of the Week: Dan Pink’s 5 favourite talks on work

Something bit different for you this week! Popular business author (and a People Lab favourite!) Dan Pink picks his 5 favorite TED Talks on how to find greater success at work. Get inspired, get some tips, and get talking about them in your workplace. Click here to get started.

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October 2, 2015

Ted Talk of the Week: How Too Many Rules At Work Keep You From Getting Things Done

Ted Talk of the Week: How Too Many Rules At Work keep You From Getting Things Done – Yves Morieux Modern work – from waiting tables to crunching numbers to designing products – is about solving brand-new problems every day, flexibly and collaboratively. But as Yves Morieux shows in this insightful talk, too often, an […]

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