“Want to get great at something? Get a coach” (Ted Talk)
How do we improve in the face of complexity? Atul Gawande has studied this question with a surgeon's precision. He shares what he's found to be the key: having a good coach to provide a more accurate picture of our reality, to instill positive habits of thinking, and to break our actions down and then help us build them back up again.
“Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable” (Ted Talk)
Luvvie Ajayi is a writer, activist and self-proclaimed professional troublemaker. In this video, she shares three questions to ask yourself if you're teetering on the edge of speaking up or quieting down — and encourages all of us to get a little more comfortable with being uncomfortable.
“Scarcity: The New Science of Having Less and How it Defines Our Lives” (Book)
In this provocative book based on cutting-edge research, Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir show that scarcity creates a distinct psychology for everyone struggling to manage with less than they need.