4 Must Watch TedTalks by Women Leaders
Quick Lessons from Women Leaders that inspire action to drive change.
Color blind or color brave?
Talk by Mellody Hobson · Mellody is president of Ariel Investments, a value-driven money management firm -- and an advocate for financial literacy and investor education.
"The first step to solving any problem is to not hide from it, and the first step to any form of action is awareness." ~ Mellody Hobson
Your body language may shape who you are
Talk by Amy Cuddy · Amy’s research on body language reveals that we can change other people’s perceptions — and perhaps even our own body chemistry — simply by changing body positions.
"When we think of nonverbals, we think of how we judge others. … We tend to forget, though, the other audience that's influenced by our nonverbals: ourselves." ~ Amy Cuddy
Grit: the power of passion and perseverance
Talk by Angela Lee Duckworth · At the University of Pennsylvania, Angela Lee Duckworth studies intangible concepts such as self-control and grit to determine how they might predict both academic and professional success.
"When we think of nonverbals, we think of how we judge others. … We tend to forget, though, the other audience that's influenced by our nonverbals: ourselves." ~ Angela Duckworth
What it takes to be a great leader
Talk by Roselinde Torres · Roselinde studies what makes great leaders tick -- and figures out how to teach others the same skills.
“Great leaders are not head-down. They see around corners, shaping their future, not just reacting to it.” ~ Roselinde Torres
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