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Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how "power posing" -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don't feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success. Our...
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This video describes an expanded version of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. This version shows 8 needs instead of the original version that only contains 5. This is a theory of human motivation, in other words, why do people do the things they do? What motivates people? Why do people do crazy things? What is self actualization and how does...
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Nowdays we work and learn in parallel, the learning process is ogoing. Good leaders must guarantee the best learning environment and techniques to continuesly strenghten the team. Bloom's taxonomy serves as the backbone of many teaching philosophies, in particular those that lean more towards skills rather than content. These educators view content as a vessel for teaching skills. The emphasis on higher-order...
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We are organized like a startup... If you wanna hire great people and have them stay working for you, you have to let them make a lot of decisions and you have to be run by ideas not hierarchy. The best ideas have to win, otherwise good people don't stay. In Software and Hardware development the productivity difference between the best...
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Robert D. Austin, Dean of the Faculty of Business at the University of New Brunswick, explains how Danish software tester Specialisterne maintains a diverse and productive workforce. He is the coauthor of "Harder Than I Thought: Adventures of a Twenty-First Century Leader."
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When developing the Think Different ad campaign, Lee Clow from Apple's agency TBWAChiatDay asked Steve Jobs to narrate the ad. Steve was reluctant initially because he didn't want people that viewed the ad to relate to him, but the Apple. He finally obliged but in the end, Apple choose to use Richard Dreyfus' voice. Featuring: Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Martin...
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From the power of presence to the power of voice, leadership expert and Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter discusses the process of making a difference in the world. Kanter uses the stories of great leaders and ordinary people to reveal the six success factors that are the keys to positive change, including lining up partnerships, managing the...
Founded on tenets of the 8-Step Process, Kotter International equips businesses with the means and method to transform themselves quickly, continuously and with powerful results. Create a Sense of Urgency Craft and use a significant opportunity as a means for exciting people to sign up to change their organization. Build a Guiding Coalition Assemble a group with the power and energy to lead...
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Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think. Here is a mismatch between what science knows and what business does. Here is what science knows: One: Those 20th century rewards, those motivators we think are a natural part...
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The film is based on William Shakespeare's play about a young king, Henry V, who inherited a war he did not want. One of the classic literary treatments of leadership, this speech shows an approach to leadership informed by certain assumptions about human motivation.