InterestTED – The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers

How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist, Adam Grant, studies “originals”: thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals – including embracing  failure.   Learning objectives: Identify main habits of “original” thinkers Discuss & share…

InteresTED: 100 Days of Rejection

Jia Jiang adventures boldly into a territory so many of us fear: rejection. By seeking out rejection for 100 days — from asking a stranger to borrow $100 to requesting a “burger refill” at a restaurant — Jiang desensitized himself to the pain and shame that rejection often brings and, in the process, discovered that…

InteresTED – The Happy Secret to Better Work

Psychologists have long challenged the premise that hard work and success brings one happiness. Although some may truly love what they do for a living, many of us however do it for a paycheck. The idea that one should work harder in order to be happier, is backwards thinking according to Psychologist, Shawn Achor. So,…

InteresTED – Turning a group of strangers into a Team

How do we solve the world’s most pressing challenges? Through collaboration and teamwork, says Dr. Amy Edmonson, Professor of Leadership at Harvard Business School. So, why then is it so difficult for many teams, across professions, to work effectively? Let’s discover how to overcome some common boundaries that prevent us from becoming successful professional teams.…