https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=GO649Txwd4c VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Does happiness make you smarter? Take something that requires serious brainpower with life or death consequences. Medical diagnosis. Cornel university psychologists gave a bag of candy to half a group of doctors. Even doctors aren’t immune to the charms of a little token of appreciation. With their emotional state ...
January 14, 2015Justin
TRANSCRIPT To Nelson Mandela I was a stranger. That’s what made my meeting with him so extraordinary. A client invited me to attend a presentation he was giving in Johannesburg. When the formalities were over Madiba walked into the audience and began ...
December 3, 2014Justin
Read Transcript My grandmother is 92, she’s a little deaf and frail. I hate to admit this but the idea of visiting her sometimes feels like a bit of a schlepp. It takes me out of my workday, out of my personal ...
November 18, 2014Justin
Transcript Compliments are important, right? I can go at least a month on a good compliment, okay, maybe a day. Compliments build self-esteem and confidence. But, there is a “But”. See experiments show that if you compliment someone in the wrong way ...
October 31, 2014Justin
TRANSCRIPT Yale’s Dr. Amy Wrzesniewski of has found that you can see your work in one of three ways. At it’s lowest level it’s just a job. You do it for the money. When I backpacked around the world I had many ...
October 13, 2014Justin
TRANSCRIPT Have you ever wondered why 70% of people say they hate what they do do? Only 5% of people will retire financially independent? Over 60% are overweight or obese? Or why around half of all marriages will end in divorce?...
September 27, 2014Justin
TRANSCRIPT OF VIDEO I was a depressed kid and so when I was eleven I decided to end it all. Don’t worry I didn’t do it. As I grew older I realized that happiness was not an inborn trait it ...
September 24, 2014Justin
Transcript When I studied Psychology the focus was on repairing broken minds rather than unlocking growth and potential. We had a whole textbook called Psychopathology on the diseases of the mind. One of the chapters was on PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress ...
September 11, 2014Justin
"The reason why we get ourselves into trouble is that we spend what we don’t have to buy what we don’t’ need, to impress people we don’t even like." - Don Watney My first job was delivering newspapers ...
September 2, 2014Justin
I went partying on Saturday night. I wasn't really in the mood. I was feeling a bit flat and self-conscious. Until the drugs kicked in. Caffeine and alcohol. Red Bull and Vodka. Suddenly I was in the zone, brimming with confidence, bubbling with vitality, speaking ...
August 26, 2014Justin