Tuesday, 30 June 2009
Monday, 22 June 2009
In this short talk from TED U, Joachim de Posada shares a landmark experiment on delayed gratification — and how it can predict future success. With priceless video of kids trying their hardest not to eat the marshmallow.
Joachim de Posada’s infectious energy and humor have turned him into a popular motivational coach. Working in Spanish and English, he helps companies and teams find deep and lasting reasons to succeed. His books include How to Survive Among the Piranhas and his latest, No te comas el marshmallow … todavia, or Don’t Eat the Marshmallow … Yet. (He’s recently updated the book for the recession, calling it Don’t Eat the Marshmallow … Ever.)
Saturday, 20 June 2009
Friday, 19 June 2009
Sunday, 7 June 2009
Monday, 1 June 2009
We are quite doomed..... It was Vegas baby....
During the boom years, no place in America boomed more than Las Vegas. But when the economy collapsed, Vegas fell hard. Laura Ling tours the wreckage of Sin City, from unemployed strippers and half-built, abandoned casino projects, to hospitals turning away cancer patients and ambulances, to one of the few remaining boom industries--evicting people.