A short animated video that explains the concept of 1000 true fans – what they are and how it is possible to make a living by having just 1000 true fans. This concept is important, since it disproves the wrongly held notion that you have to be famous and have hundreds of thousands of followers to make a living by following your passion. All you need is a 1000 true fans.
A truly inspiring example of never giving up. Watch Heather Dorniden win a race despite taking a fall.
Therapist Marisa Peer teaches us how to deal with criticism in the best, healthiest way possible.
Short video on the 12 things that ruin your first impression, including a weak handshake, your hands in a wrong position, avoiding eye contact, playing with your hair, the wrong conversation topics, invading someone’s personal space, checking your phone, forgetting names, being late and the wrong attire.
Radio host Celeste Headlee shares 10 key rules to better conversations: (1) Don’t multi-task (2) Don’t pontificate (3) Use open-ended questions (4) Let go of your thoughts & ideas (5) Accept not knowing (6) Don’t equate your experience with theirs (7) Try not to repeat yourself (8) Stay out of the wheat (9) Listen (10) Be brief.
We are brought up to view income as absolute, but in truth it is relative to time and mobility. Understand how the New Rich view money, and how they are able to multiply the value of their money by ensuring they have enough time and location flexibility.
An interview with Kevin Kelly, the author of the legendary 1000 true fan blog article, that describes why you don’t need to be famous to make a living online following your passion. All you need is a 1000 true fans.
How can you motivate people (or yourself) to commit to excellence? Multi-award winning band coach Cheryl Ferguson, speaks on her surprising insights teaching hundreds of students on how to nurture individuals to commit to excellence.
Understand why the Placebo effect (the power of fake drugs to cure people) works, by understanding how our physiological and biological responses are controlled by signals from our brain. By changing the signals our brains (specifically subconscious mind) sends, we can change our body responses, helping cure us without medicine.
The Feynman Technique helps improve learning, by focusing on explaining concepts in simple language. It involves 4 steps – (1) Choose a concept (2) Explain the concept in a simple way (as if you were teaching a toddler) (3) Identify gaps and go back and review the source (4) Review and simplify further.
7 key tips to be more likeable – (1) A positive attitude (2) Be passionate (3) A sense of humour (4) Control your insecurities (5) Be a good listener (6) Be humble (7) Learn to compliment.
A short animated book review of Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman,.
A motivational video on the power of gratitude and how to say ‘Thank You’ for all that you have.