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The Problem With Perfectionism

We aim for perfection without a correct idea of what perfection might demand from us. To strengthen our resolve, we need to improve our picture of what sacrifices any achievement will demand. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): https://goo.gl/p8kdj3
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“Perfectionism is the unreasonable and self-defeating ambition of getting something absolutely right – which makes us difficult to be around and punishing to live within.
The origins of perfectionism lie in the imagination, in the ease with which we can conjure up a picture of an ideal state o...


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Why Is Work so Boring?

Many of us find our work rather boring and when we do, we tend to blame ourselves. But there are very large-scale reasons, rooted in history and economics, why certain sorts of modern work are both more lucrative and rather more boring than they might have been in the past. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): https://goo.gl/wVzLCS
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“One of the overriding reasons why modern work is so boring is that we keep having to do more or less the same thing every day. We have to be specialists, whereas we would – deep in our hearts – surely be so much m...


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Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don't feel confident -- can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success. (Note: Some of the findings presented in this talk have been referenced in an ongoing debate among social scientists about robustness and reproducibility. Read Amy Cuddy's response here: http://ideas.ted.com/inside-the-debate-about-power-posing-a-q-a-with-amy-cuddy/)

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