TED Talks

“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. 

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“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. 

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Other Books

“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. 

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