Achor, S. (2011). The happy secret to better life [Video]. Retrieved from https://www.ted.com/talks/shawn_achor_the_happy_secret_to_better_work#t-721614
The video by Achor (2011), elaborates on the aspect of positive psychology. The video elaborates that psychology makes the individual feel that what they believe or what they experience are regular or average, which in this case, is a negative aspect. It explains that positive psychology operates by making an individual feel good about a situation (Achor, 2011). In essence, positive phycology turns an existing situation in which an individual would feel bad about and makes the case appear appealing. It elaborates that individuals are not shaped by reality, instead, by how they view truth. It elaborates the experiences of individuals are only affected by 10% of outside experience, and 90% of how they process their environment. It explains that at positives, the brain is more productive than in the negative and the neutral states.
Duckworth, A. (2013). Grit: The power of passion and perseverance [Video]. Retrieved from https://www.ted.com/talks/angela_lee_duckworth_grit_the_power_of_passion_and_perseverance?language=en#t-357029
The video by Duckworth (2013), talks about the concept of the power of perseverance. The video elaborates that performance does not rely on the IQ of individuals, but on the persistence involved. The video elaborates that the determinant of success depends on the aspect of Grit. Grit refers to the passion and perseverance help for long term goals (Duckworth, 2013). It entails the possession of stamina and sticking with future goals and working hard to make the goals a reality. It suggests that building grit in children is from the development of growth mindset. Success, with regards to Grit, is achieved by being focused and following up on issues to determine the level of progress.
Hoteit, L. (2016). How diversity makes teams more effective [Image]. Retrieved from https://www.ted.com/talks/rocio_lorenzo_how_diversity_makes_teams_more_innovative#t-654008
The video by Hoteit (2016), elaborates on how diversity makes teams more innovative. The idea focusses on the relationship between diversity and innovation. Modernization is measured by focusing on the innovation revenue of companies (Hoteit, 2016). It measures diversity in some companies by concentrating on various factors including country of origin, age and gender. According to the study that the video elaborates on, the more diverse companies are more innovative. It concludes that diversity creates innovation and innovation creates diversity. It explains that most companies are not diverse, especially gender diversity. The women in leadership, to increase innovation, should be at least 20%. It explains that companies should focus on increasing women in leadership to increase performance. The increase in diversity should be achieved through setting achievable targets.
Productivity Game. (2019). THINKING, FAST AND SLOW by Daniel Kahneman | Core Message [Video]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO4BNlFkCZY
The video by Productivity Game (2019), focuses on the ideas of thinking fast and slow. It elaborates on the fast thinking system as ‘system one’ and the slow thinking system as ‘system two’. The reasoning system is supposed to check on the thinking system (Productivity Game, 2019). It elaborates the faults related to fast thinking. The first bias entails the aspect of frequent exposure. The video focuses on the fact that familiarity is not easily distinguished from the truth. The second bias is the status quo bias. It suggests that different points of view affect the values placed on a commodity. The final bias is tunnel vision. It elaborates that limited information is used to form conclusions and judgments on subjects. It elaborates on the failure of questioning situations further.
Rashamwala, S. (2016). Implicit Bias: Peanut Butter, Jelly and Racism [Video]. Retrieved from https://www.pbs.org/video/pov-implicit-bias-peanut-butter-jelly-and-racism/
The video by Rashamwala, (2016) provides an overview on the concept of implicit bias. It elaborates that the concept became more popular in the United States in 2016. The idea became vivid as the presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, continuously used it in her campaigns and televised interviews. Implicit bias refers to the bias that occurs from the thought processes (Rashamwala, 2016). It occurs naturally without the knowledge of the individual. It mainly occurs as a result of what the individuals are continuously exposed to. As a result of the continuous exposure to various factors, the individuals develop an association that relates various factors naturally without their knowledge.