The Power of Vulnerability 20 min "Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity."
Listening to Shame 20 min "Shame is an unspoken epidemic, the secret behind many forms of broken behavior. Brené Brown, whose earlier talk on vulnerability became a viral hit, explores what can happen when people confront their shame head-on. Her humor, humanity and vulnerability shine through."
Want to Be Happier? Stay in the Moment 10 min "When are humans most happy? Matt Killingsworth built an app that let people report their feelings in real time. The surprising results: We're often happiest when we're lost in the moment. And the flip side: The more our mind wanders, the less happy we can be."
The New Era of Positive Psychology 23 min Martin Seligman talks about psychology — as a field of study and as it works one-on-one with each patient and each practitioner. As it moves beyond a focus on disease, what can modern psychology help us to become?"
Why We Do What We Do 21 min Tony Robbins discusses the "invisible forces" that motivate everyone's actions.
The Key to Success: Grit 6 min "Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. . . . She explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success."
Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating 7 min "With beautiful insight Elizabeth Gilbert reflects on why success can be as disorienting as failure and offers a simple - though hard - way to carry on, regardless of outcomes."
Jeff Bezos Commencement Speech at Princeton 19 min"Amazon founder Jeff Bezos makes the case that our character is reflected not in the gifts we're endowed with at birth, but by the choices we make over the course of a lifetime."
Measuring What Makes Life Worthwhile 17 min "When the dotcom bubble burst, hotelier Chip Conley went in search of a business model based on happiness. In an old friendship with an employee and in the wisdom of a Buddhist king, he learned that success comes from what you count."
My Stroke of Insight 18 min "Neurobiologist offers factual, heart opening talk from her personal experience of having lost brain functioning then regained it. Simple talk on how the brain operates and the value of integrating mystical and tangible / left and right brain."
How Great Leaders Inspire Action 18 min Simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership — starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" Examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ..".
Your Elusive Creative Genius 19 min Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. A funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk."
Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career 15 min "Funny and blunt talk in which (economics professor) Larry Smith pulls no punches when he calls out the absurd excuses people invent when they fail to pursue their passions."
The Walk from "No" to "Yes" 19 min "William Ury, author of "Getting to Yes," offers an elegant, simple (but not easy) way to create agreement in even the most difficult situations — from family conflict to, perhaps, the Middle East."
Tips & Exercises
EQ and Integrity-based Communication
7 Obstacles to Change in Organizations
Six Levels of Emotional Maturity in Leadership & Self Assessment
Outline, Risks & Tips for Development for each level
Levels of Emotional Maturity, Stages of Ego Development,
Hierarchy of Needs and Two Models of Motivation
Hierarchy of Emotions & Willingness Assessment
Emotional Intelligence (EQ): Understanding and Utilizing Emotions
The Science of Thought and Emotion
Energy Balancing Practices
Core Components of Communication
Active Listening - Level I
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Integrity and Emotional Maturity
The Leadership Integrity Challenge: How to Assess and Facilitate Emotional Maturity by Edward Morler, MBA, Ph.D
Leading an Empowered Life: Recognizing and Releasing Patterns of Limitation by Edward Morler, MBA, Ph.D.
Communicate or Die: Getting Results through Speaking and Listening by Thomas Zweifel
Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most by Stone, Patton and Heen
Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher and William Ury
Wait, What?: And Life's Other Essential Questions by James E. Ryan
Presence and Awareness
To Understand Alone Poetry on Awareness by Dan Emmons
A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh
Psychology / Energy / Spirituality
Anam Cara by John O’Donohue
Anatomy of the Spirit by Carolyn Myss
Energy Medicine by Donna Eden
Energy Psychology by Fred Gallo
Eternal Echoes by John O’Donahue
The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot
Integral Psychology by Ken Wilbur
Molecules of Emotion by Candace Pert
Wheels of Light by Rosalyn Bruyere