Videos & self assessments
These external resources are great for those who want to dig deep into themselves and who revel in a good Ted Talk or similar!
Confidence in business and in life, Inner Critics, Imposter Syndrome, and just those seeking opportunities for development..
Positive Intelligence: Saboteur Assessment
Understand how you self sabotage, and which saboteurs (aka Inner Critics) are most prevalent for you.
The research is the basis of Shirzad Chamine’s New York Times bestselling book Positive Intelligence, and Stanford lectures.
Ted Talk: Amy Cuddy. Your body language may shape who you are
Amy Cuddy’s research on body language reveals that we can change other people’s perceptions — and perhaps even our own body chemistry — simply by changing body positions.
Ted Talk: Carol Dweck. The power of believing you can improve.
Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it … or have you just not solved it yet?
Ted Talk: Andy Puddicombe. All it takes is 10 mindful minutes.
When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that: Refreshing your mind for 10 minutes a day, simply by being mindful and experiencing the present moment. (No need for incense or sitting in uncomfortable positions.)
Ted Talk: Tim Urban. Inside the mind of a master procrastinator
In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window -- and encourages us to think harder about what we're really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.