Atrendia Friday Video 32: What it takes to be a great leader

In this TED video, Roselinde Torres shares with us what it takes to be a great leader in the 21st century, and she does so with conviction. Can you answer these three questions? Where are you [...]

Atrendia Friday Video 19 – Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work

Many thanks to our client, Mitch Sowards, from (Managed IT Services in Texas), for providing this Friday’s fabulously entertaining video.  We believe that we should work [...]

Atrendia Friday Video 16 – Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days

This TED video is a fun quickie.  Is there something you’ve always meant to do, wanted to do, but just … haven’t? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, [...]

Atrendia Friday Video 15 – Chip Conley: Measuring what makes life worthwhile

When the dotcom bubble burst, hotelier Chip Conley went in search of a business model based on happiness. In an old friendship with an employee and in the wisdom of a Buddhist king, he learned [...]

Atrendia Friday Video 11 – Itay Talgam – Lead like the great conductors

I LOVE this Ted video.  Many of you know that before becoming a consultant I conducted symphony orchestras, and it is from this musical tradition that I received most of my leadership skills and [...]

Atrendia Friday Video 6 – Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action – on TED

In this TED video Simon Sinek explains why people don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it. Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a [...]

Atrendia Friday Video 5 – Barry Schwartz – TED video – The Paradox Of Choice

This TED video helps us understand why having more choice actually makes us feel worse.  As Barry points out, “The secret to happiness is low expectations”. Psychologist Barry [...]