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  Published on Jun 22, 2013  
 
 

Alison Ledgerwood: Getting stuck in the negatives & how to get unstuck | TEDx talk

Alison Ledgerwood joined the Department of Psychology at UC Davis in 2008 after completing her PhD in social psychology at New York University. She is interested in understanding how people think, and how they can think better. Her research, investigates how certain ways of thinking about an issue tend to stick in people's heads. Her classes on social psychology focus on understanding the way people think and behave in social situations, and how to harness that knowledge to potentially improve the social world in which we all live.

   
  Published on Sep 14, 2015  
time 9:59
 

Terri Trespicio: Stop searching for your passion | TEDx Talk

What are you passionate about? You’re told these five words hold the key to a successful career and life purpose. What if it’s the wrong question altogether? This talk turns the ubiquitous “find your passion” message on its ear.

Terri Trespicio is a branding strategist who helps visionaries, experts, entrepreneurs, and businesses communicate with power and precision across media platforms. She consults with a wide range of experts, everyone from surgeons and social media celebs to startups and brand managers.

   
  Published on Apr 5, 2013  
time 30:13
 

Matt Cutts | Try something new for 30 days | TED-Edu

Is there something you've always meant to do, wanted to do, but just ... haven't? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals. 

   
  Published on Mar 6, 2013  
time 3:28
 

Richard St. John | The importance of focus | TED-Edu

How might focus help you succeed? Using examples of famous people from disparate fields, such as James Cameron, Quincy Jones, and Larry Page, Richard St. John suggests why focus is one of eight traits common in successful people.

   
     
time 5:54
 

 

 

 

     
 
       
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