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Talks at Google: Jonah Berger - Contagious: Why Things Catch On

 

Word of mouth is much more credible and targeted (relevance + timing). Focus on psychology, not technology. - #talksatgoogle #lifelong-learning

 

Positivity, Outlook, & Making Decisions

 

Your outlook affects the outcome of a decision more heavily than the reality. - #thoughts

 

TED: Michael Shermer - The Pattern Behind Self-Deception

 

We want to discover patterns and associations to gain a sense of control / order (so much so, it can lead to superstition). - #tedtalks #lifelong-learning

 

TED: Minister Faust - How to Engage in Better Small Talk

 

Connect with someone on their interests and experiences, not yours. - #tedtalks #lifelong-learning

 

TED: Shawn Achor - The Happy Secret to Better Work

 

It's not reality that shapes us, but the lens through which your brain views the world that shapes your reality. - #tedtalks #lifelong-learning

   

TED: Adam Leipzig - How to Know Your Life Purpose in 5 Minutes

 

When someone asks you what you do, first tell them how what you do helps others, then tell them exactly what it is that you do. - #tedtalks #lifelong-learning

 

TED: Sam Berns - My Philosophy for a Happy Life

 

Don't waste time feeling bad for yourself. Accept your circumstances and move on. - #tedtalks #lifelong-learning

   

TED: John Cacioppo - The Lethality of Loneliness

 

Even if you like your space, do not live alone. - #tedtalks #lifelong-learning

 

TED: Allan Pease - Body Language

 

Just a few tips to make you feel more confident and appear more approachable. - #tedtalks #lifelong-learning

 

TED: Chris Sauve - The Habits of Highly Boring People

 

Write everything down and review / practice it. - #tedtalks #lifelong-learning

 

TED: Pamela Meyer - How to Spot a Liar

 

Know what you're hungry for, from your aspirations to the simplest of your curiosities, because if you don't know your hunger, a con will figure it out, and use it to manipulate to you. - #tedtalks #lifelong-learning

 

Faith

 

If while building a house, a carpenter strikes a nail. It proved faulty by bending. Does the carpenter lose faith in all nails, and stop building the house? - #lifelong-learning

 

Tact

 

Never say more than necessary. - #thoughts

 

Learning From Failure

 

When facing a problem, it's useful to remember the lessons you've been taught. But sometimes, you have to put them aside, and learn for yourself. - #thoughts

 

Trust

 

Trust is not transferable. (I trust you, you trust them, ≠ I trust them) - #thoughts

 

Camaraderie

 

It means nothing to have something without anyone. (you're only worth the value of your friendships) - #thoughts

 

Passion

 

You should fall asleep at night thinking about what you're studying. You shouldn't fall asleep while studying, thinking about something else. - #thoughts

 

Empathy

 

The world is full of people with toothaches, waiting for a new friend to ask them about it. - #thoughts

 

Wrong

 

Don't listen to judgmental people. They're usually as wrong as they think you are. - #thoughts

 

Hate

 

Don't hate people. - #thoughts

 

Be Somebody

 

Every Nobody wants to be like someone else. A Somebody tries to be like no one else. - #thoughts

 
 

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