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Mumpreneurs generate £7bn for the UK economy

Mumpreneurs generate £7bn for the UK economy | Favourite TEDs etc | Scoop.it
The mums behind the nation's small businesses are becoming a powerful economic force in the UK
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WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson

One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from? With Where Good Ideas Co...
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Ideas can take a long time to gestate..."Chance favours the connected mind." Innovation needs connections and diversity - how we use the internet could either diminish that or magnify it.  

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Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are | Video on TED.com

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves.
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Fake it 'til you make it!

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RSA Animate - Re-Imagining Work

How can we get people more engaged, more productive, and happier at work? Is technology part of the problem -- and could it also be part of the solution? Dav...
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Annabel Kaye's curator insight, October 29, 2013 3:45 AM

Worth taking the time to see this wonderful animation on worklife balance and flexibility

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Susan Cain: The power of introverts | Video on TED.com

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert.
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10 YouTube Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch | Inc.com

10 YouTube Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch | Inc.com | Favourite TEDs etc | Scoop.it
We compiled a list of the most useful YouTube videos that every entrepreneur should watch.
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A good collection - includes some gems.

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JK Rowling: The fringe benefits of failure | Video on TED.com

At her Harvard commencement speech, "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling offers some powerful, heartening advice to dreamers and overachievers, including one hard-won lesson that she deems "worth more than any qualification I ever earned."...
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Excerpt: “And so rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.”


I included excerpts from this video in an article profiling three very successful female entrepreneurs who all grew from 'rags to riches' http://www.prowess.org.uk/female-entrepreneurs-uk

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RSA Animate - Smile or Die

Acclaimed journalist, author and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich explores the darker side of positive thinking. Watch the full lecture here: http://www...
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Steve Jobs: How to live before you die | Video on TED.com

At his Stanford University commencement speech, Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and Pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in life's setbacks -- including death itself.
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Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity | Video on TED.com

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
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