I find Ted Talks a fantastic resource for keeping myself stimulated with new thoughts as I work with leaders, teams and conflict. Below I’ve shared some of my recent favorites. Enjoy. Feel free to leave comments!

Susan Cain and the power of interverts.  She makes a good point about creative genius that often comes from interverts. And, how the emphasis on team deletes this resource.  I find this important to remember when working with teams and leaders.

Susan Cain \”The Power of Interverts\”

Amy Cuddy from Harvard shares her research about how posture shapes who you are.    I personally feel this is closely related to the centering concept I share in the Spiral Impact work.  Listen to the end for a easy and powerful tip to shift how people see you and how you perform!

Amy Cuddy, Your body language shapes who you are

Tim Leberecht shares 3 ways to (usefully) lose control of your brand.  While this appears to be about marketing; it is really about teams and employee engagement.  Enjoy and let me know how you might implement his ideas with your team.

Tim Leberecht: 3 ways to (usefully) lose control of your brand

Scott Frasier shares about the problem of eyewitness testimony.  While this is about criminal law I think the lessons are very applicable to human performance relative to change and conflict.  Our memory can be fooled holding inaccurate memories of the past. Listen closely for his question about your memory of 911!

Scott Frasier: The problem with eyewitness testimony