Life is not a Journey – Alan Watts
Is life a journey (that has a destination/goal) or is it like playing a musical instrument (where you simply enjoy the act of playing). In this thought-provoking video, Alan Watts argues that society & schooling has taught us to treat life as a journey, while in reality life is really just to be enjoyed for what it is.
Ramit Sethi – Personal Finance Basics
A snippet from a Ramit Sethi course, that goes through the basics of personal finance. The talk includes understanding the importance of the psychology of money, how to optimise your spending, learning to invest and how to lead a rich life.
The Law of Attraction Explained
Our bodies are constantly vibrating at a particular frequency, this frequency is driven by the paradigms in our sub-conscious mind, which can be influenced by the thoughts we think in our conscious mind. The law of attraction is about using the power of deliberate thoughts, to change the paradigms in our subconscious mind and subsequently the frequencies that we vibrate in, helping change what we attract to ourselves.
Secrets of the Millionaire Mind Seminar – T Harv Eker
A rare recording of Harv Eker’s famous Secret of the Millionaire Mind seminar, that helps reprogram your mind towards attracting riches. The biggest difference between the rich and the poor lies in the way they think about money. This seminar hopes to help reprogram your mind to think like the rich.
Make Body Language your Superpower
A presentation by Standard MBA graduates on how your body language can help you communicate your ideas better, with a specific focus on making presentations.
How to learn anything fast (The Tim Ferris Method)
Tim Ferris is renowned for being able to learn things very rapidly. His method focusses on the following (a) Deconstruction – break down the task, keeping the end in mind (b) 80:20 principle – focus on the 20% of learning that can lead to 80% of the skill (c) Sequencing – learning skills individually and in a correct sequence. (d) Stakes – to keep you accountable.
Your body language shapes who you are – Amy Cuddy
Amy Cuddy provides some remarkable insights into how our body language not only impacts how people think and feel about us, but can in fact have a profound impact on how we think and feel about ourselves. We can change the way we view ourselves, simply by changing our body language.
Body Language – Change how people see you
A quick overview of how to use body language to seem more confident, covering all the key areas of your body, including your feet, hands, chest, eyes, posture and smiles.
The Power of belief — mindset and success | Eduardo Briceno | TEDx
Eduardo Briceno speaks about the difference between a fixed and growth mindset. People with a growth mindset are more readily willing to adopt learning-oriented behaviours such as deliberate practice and grit that enable them to achieve their goals.
Samadhi Movie, 2017 – Part 1 – “Maya, the Illusion of the Self”
Part 1 to the Movie Samadi, that explains the concept of Maya, and how our identification with our egos prevent us from knowing our true selves
A simple way to break a bad habit
Understand why a large number of our habits are linked to our most evolutionary learning practices (i.e. positive & negative reinforcement), and how you can use mindfulness to break these evolutionary reinforcement chains, making it easier to change your habits.
Does ‘Power Dressing’ Actually Work?
Understand the classical concept of power dressing (made famous by John Malloy in the 1970’s), where conservative formal attire for men & women was recommended for business success, and whether it still hold true to this day.
7 Keys to a Positive Personality
Feeding your mind with positive ideas and thoughts, help develop a positive personality. Use the following keys – (1) Positive self-talk (2) Positive visualisation (3) Positive people (4) Positive mental food (5) Positive training & development (6) Positive health habits (7) Positive expectations.
The paradox of choice | Barry Schwartz
The TED talk by Barry Schwartz, the author and creator of ‘Paradox of Choice’, that explains why the modern concept of having greater freedom of choices, actually leads to negative outcomes for people – in terms of happiness, decision paralysis and regrets.
How Practicality Leads To Happiness | Gary Vee
Leaving 9 to 5 is not about building a million dollar business, but simply figuring out how much money you need to live and how quickly you can earn that without doing a job. This is easier than you believe, especially if you can (a) downsize spending on things you don’t really need (b) start simple practical side hustles on the internet.