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Ted Talk Thursday #18 |Adam Grant: The surprising habits of original thinkers

It’s another Thursday, which apart from meaning that you are one day closer to Friday, also means that it’s time for another Ted Talk! This week’s talk looks at truly creative thinking and ways in which you can train yourself to think about problems in a more creative way. There’s also some interesting thoughts on… Continue reading Ted Talk Thursday #18 |Adam Grant: The surprising habits of original thinkers

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Ted Talk Thursday #16 |Shonda Rhimes: My year of saying yes to everything

Ted Talk Thursdays are finally back! I know they’ve been gone for a little while but I was worried of running out of great talks to share with you. I can see that I needn’t have worried as I don’t think TED is in any danger of slowing down its awesomeness any time soon… I… Continue reading Ted Talk Thursday #16 |Shonda Rhimes: My year of saying yes to everything

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Ted Talk Thursday #15 |Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Happy Thursday! Are you a people watcher? I know it sounds a little creepy but I find human behaviour and interaction very interesting to watch. Body language is such an important non-verbal cue. Sometimes you don’t even realise the message that a particular stance is sending out. You hadn’t realised that your folded arms was making… Continue reading Ted Talk Thursday #15 |Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

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Ted Talk Thursday #14 | Monica Lewinsky: The price of shame

Happy Thursday (and Happy March) lovelies! Today’s talk is one that I watched some time ago, with a pre-conceived idea of how I felt about the speaker, Monica Lewinsky. I’m not sharing it to re-hash the scandal, or to encourage a discussion about it. I’m sharing it because everyone deserves a second chance and I thought… Continue reading Ted Talk Thursday #14 | Monica Lewinsky: The price of shame

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Ted Talk Thursday #13 |Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes

Happy Thursday! Here’s a short talk about mindfulness from Andy Puddicombe. He’s a pretty interesting guy, being a former monk and mindfulness advocate. I’ve even tried out his mindfulness app, Headspace before and liked it. As you approach the weekend and the end of what may have been a hectic week, I hope this talk… Continue reading Ted Talk Thursday #13 |Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes