Thought provoking videos about emotional intelligence.
The writer and cartoonist Neil Gaiman gives an unsentimental but encouraging address to graduating students.
Deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie illustrates how listening to music involves much more than simply letting sound waves hit your eardrums. Zillions of metaphors for listening to people at work, or at play.
eiw favourite, Alain de Botton, examines our ideas of success and failure – and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. Is success always earned? Is failure? He makes an eloquent, witty case to move beyond snobbery to find true pleasure in our work.
Worth three minutes of anyone’s time… Laura Trice offers a startling idea
Joachim de Posada argues that one of the most important factors in success is the ability to delay gratification. He shares a landmark experiment and describes how it can predict future success. (Warning: this video contains lots of cute kids.)
A fear of being wrong handicaps many people in business and an obsession with it cripples all politicians and journalists. Kathryn Schulz hits the nail on the head by differentiating being right and needing to be right. She makes the case for embracing our fallibility. (Interesting jacket.)