White Puzzle Pieces

Brian Little: Who are you really, the puzzle of personality

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While psychologists ted to discuss how characteristics define us, Brian Little explores the moments in which our behavior transcends the traits as culture necessitates, or as we step up into our leadership potential. Little explores the difference between introverts and extroverts while demonstrating that personality is not formulaic. ]]>

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Louie Schwartzberg: Nature. Beauty. Gratitude (anchoring, purpose, leadership, belief)

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Louie Schwartzberg finds purpose behind the lens of his camera, bringing out the beauty of nature’s moments through time-lapse photography. His words encourage appreciation for the beauty we can witness every day. ]]>

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Susan Cain: the power of Introverts

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Being introverted can be difficult in a culture that sometimes labels introverts as boring or antisocial. Susan Cain explains, however, that introverts should be appreciated for the unique gifts and strengths they bring to the world, including independence and leadership potential. ]]>

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Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes

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In today’s culture, it is difficult to have a mindful moment that is free of distraction. Andy Puddicombe discusses the importance of taking time to do nothing—simply taking a step back to experience awareness, intention, and meditation. ]]>

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Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?

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Dan Ariely’s presentation explores our motivations for work, suggesting that it is not simply about earning money. Ariely suggests that work is rewarding when we care about achieving goals, meeting challenges, making progress, and pursuing purpose. ]]>

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Diana Nyad: Never, ever give up. (resilience, focus, commitment)

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Diana Nyad shares her incredible story of resilience and focus while achieving a goal that had never been done—swimming 100 miles from Cuba to Florida. Nyad encourages us to never give up as we face our fears and overcome seemingly impossible challenges. ]]>

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