Posts Tagged ‘video’
Dan Ariely talks about what he calls the present bias focus.
In this excellent talk at Columbia University, Srikumar Rao offers precisely the kind of cognitive toolkit to combat our ingrained preoccupation with success/fail outcomes standing between us and our own happiness.
David Allen on MSNBC
Although this video is originally titled “Where good ideas come from” I think “How innovation happens” describes much better what the speaker is talking about.
Laurie Santos looks for the roots of human irrationality by watching the way our primate relatives make decisions. A clever series of experiments in “monkeynomics” shows that some of the silly choices we make, monkeys make too.
It’s very simple. If they at all feel out of control or if they feel they have not the right focus, they know exactly how to get back to it, by themselves. That’s how I got a black belt in karate (“if you can train yourself”). Doesn’t have to mean you’re always in shape but if you know how to get yourself back in shape because you know the game and you know how to put yourself into the game when required, that’s it.
So, if you’re feeling out of control in any situation and you know how to get that control, or you’re feeling like I don’t have the right focus right now and I need to get the right focus. If you know how to do both of those, you’re on.
– David Allen @ 27:14
We don’t have a creativity shortage — we have a shipping shortage.
– Seth Godin
So here it is, please welcome the first blog post shipped here.
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