Entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman articulates why individuals and companies who do not take intelligent risks will eventually marginalize themselves over time. Hoffman also describes the importance of holding and testing contrarian views.
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.
Very interesting video for creating greater awareness of non-verbal communication
Blubbr is a neat quiz creation service that I recently learned about on Danny Nicholson's blog. Using Blubbr you can create interactive quizzes that are based on YouTube clips. Your quizzes can be about anything of your choosing. The structure of the quizzes has a viewer watch a short clip then answer a multiple choice question about the clip. Viewers know right away if they chose the correct answer or not.
Pitching to investors? Follow this advice The Globe and Mail In a few of the pitches, the presenter's English was so poor it was almost impossible to understand what was being said. While PowerPoint presentations are a ...