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Let Curiosity Be Your Guide

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Short-Length Videos by CWFL on our YouTube account

Parenting Minute channel
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  • Feigned Helplessness: Your Child is More Capable Than She/He Appears
  • Controlling Extortion Behavior in Children
  • Tantrums and Trained Non-Compliance

Work-Life Minute channel
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  • Avoiding the Trap of Raising Standards
  • Building Self-Confidence Through Body Language

Influencing Without Authority channel
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  • Part 1 - Setting Influence Goals
  • Part 2 - Persona
  • Part 3 - Relevance
  • Part 4 - Laws of Influence
  • Part 5 - Laws of Influence (continued)

Medium-Length Videos by "TED: Ideas Worth Spreading"

We have found some inspiring and informative medium-length videos at an external site called "TED: Ideas Worth Spreading" [no affiliation with USC].

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. TED brings together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less).

Here are some we think you might find to be of interest... (click on title to visit each video's page)

How Great Leaders Inspire Action
with Simon Sinek [18 minutes]

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers

The Surprising Science of Happiness
with Dan Gilbert [21 minutes]

Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert challenges the idea that we'll be miserable if we don't get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don't go as planned.

Are We In Control of Our Own Decisions?
with Dan Ariely [17 minutes]

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely uses classic visual illusions and his own counterintuitive research findings to show how we're not as rational as we think when we make decisions.

The Paradox of Choice
with Barry Schwartz [20 minutes]

Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz's estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied.

The 3 "A"s of Awesome
with Neil Pasricha [17 minutes]

Neil Pasricha's blog 1000 Awesome Things savors life's simple pleasures, from free refills to clean sheets. In this heartfelt talk, he reveals the 3 secrets (all starting with A) to leading a life that's truly awesome

How To Make Work-Life Balance Work
with Nigel Marsh [10 minutes]

Work-life balance, says Nigel Marsh, is too important to be left in the hands of your employer. Marsh lays out an ideal day balanced between family time, personal time and productivity -- and offers some stirring encouragement to make it happen

How To Live Before You Die
with Steve Jobs [15 minutes]

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.

On Being Wrong
with Kathryn Schulz [18 minutes]

Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we're wrong about that? "Wrongologist" Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting but embracing our fallibility.

Why We Love, Why We Cheat
with Helen Fisher [23 minutes]

Anthropologist Helen Fisher takes on a tricky topic – love – and explains its evolution, its biochemical foundations and its social importance. She closes with a warning about the potential disaster inherent in antidepressant abuse.



Aspirin for Perfectionists

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Back to School Balancing Act

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Parent's Took Kit for Teens

9-part podcast; click on section title below to launch

Common Threats to Positive Teen Parenting
Parenting Fundamentals
Rewarding I
Successful Rewarding
Successful Rewarding Continued
Environment Control