January 2014

Monthly Archives

  • The Power of Vulnerability

    Description: Brene Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share. Ethos Edge Comments: Great talk on […]

  • The Value of Personal Leadership

    Professor Hitendra Wadhwa of Columbia Business School discusses the importance of cultivating personal leadership skills in our increasingly complex world.Key Personal Leadership Skills to Develop: 1) Developing a stable inner core, being anchored in your values, knowing your beliefs, and having a vision and a purpose. 2) Becoming flexible, adaptable and resilient. Developing self-awareness of […]

  • Leadership Point of View

    Ken Blanchard talks about developing your leadership point of view.  He explains that great leaders have a clear leadership point of view and are willing to share it and teach it to others.  He asks: Who are the models in your life? What is your mission in life? What are your own personal values? What […]

  • Drive: The Surprise Truth About What Motivates Us

    In this animated video, Dan Pink unpacks his research on what motivates us.  He explores three key areas. Autonomy Mastery Purpose Are you developing the habits and personal discipline required for growing in “mastery”?  Are you gaining clarity about your personal sense mission and unique contribution? Organizations are you taking these motivators into account as […]

  • Work Life Balance is an Ongoing Battle

    Description: Nigel Marsh is the bestselling author of “Fat, Forty and Fired” and “Overworked and Underlaid” and the Regional Group CEO of Young and Rubicam Brands for Australia & New Zealand. Finding the balance between work and life is an ongoing battle. My Comments: This talk by Nigel Marsh explores the importance of taking personal responsibility […]

  • The Key to Success? Grit

    Description: Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success. My Comments: […]