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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are – A Must See TED Talk with Amy Cuddy

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are – A Must See TED Talk with Amy Cuddy | CE | Scoop.it
Body language has a huge impact on how others see and perceive us. It does however also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy explains how “power posing” (i.e. looking and standing confident) affects testosterone and cortisol levels in our brains, and thus may have an impact on how successful we are in…

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Ellen Naylor's curator insight, February 15, 2014 1:54 PM

This video is widely distributed, and somehow I had missed it. I have studied body language for elicitation for years. Amy shows how staying in a power position for just 2 minutes empowers you, and physically raises your testosterone while lowering cortisol.

Marsha Clarke's curator insight, February 15, 2014 3:05 PM

We must also be mindful of our body language as it pertains to being culturally sensitive.

Paul Greenfield's curator insight, February 20, 2014 1:12 PM

Give yourself a break and watch how Amy shows us how a 2"-minute power pose" can make a world of difference...

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Can Creativity Really Be Taught?

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“Creativity” was named the most crucial factor for success in a survey of 1,500 executives across 33 industries conducted by IBM in 2010. And according to LinkedIn, “creative” is the most used buzzword in user profiles for the last two years.

 

According to FourSight, individuals each tend to gravitate toward one of four of these steps as their primary mode of thinking. Understanding which one of these four steps you most gravitate toward, according to them, can help you and your team strike a better balance:


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 13, 2014 5:27 PM

Creativity doesn't always come naturally. But do the classes, lists, and mantras really help?

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