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Mindset, Motivation and Leadership - With Carol Dweck
Part of the Series: Stanford Executive Briefings
People are fairly evenly divided between those with either a growth or a fixed mindset about intelligence and talent. And leaders' mindsets, Professor Dweck shows, influence their ability to grow on the job and to develop successful teams. Leaders with…
The Power of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini
Part of the Series: Stanford Executive Briefings
Call it persuading, negotiating or convincing. Ethical influence is the foundation of successful leadership, management, sales, and customer service. Robert Cialdini has spent his career systematically studying the psychology of influence. In this program he reveals what lies at the…
Overcome Obstacles - Demosthenes of Athens
Part of the Series: The Art of Public Speaking
Here, Professor Hale outlines the goals of the course. Then, he introduces you to Demosthenes - the ancient Greek orator whose life and career illustrates how practice, hard work, memorization, the acceptance of early failures, and other skills are essential…
Motivation Theories
How do companies try to motivate their employees? What are the theories behind motivation, and do they work in the real world? What do staff feel motivates - or demotivates - them? Clip #1: "Part 1: A Brief Guide to…
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Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers - With Robert Sapolsky
Part of the Series: Stanford Executive Briefings
Tackling the serious topic of stress in his famously entertaining manner, Professor Sapolsky sets the stage on a Kenyan savannah, with a hungry lion in hot pursuit of a terrified zebra. As he explains, the zebra's fight-or-flight response channels essential…
Practice Your Delivery - Patrick Henry
Part of the Series: The Art of Public Speaking
Key to effective speaking is using your voice and body to reinforce your meaning. Using examples from Patrick Henry, Oliver Cromwell, Winston Churchill, and others, learn how the power of a speech lies not so much in words as in…
The Science of Nonverbal Communication
Episode 1 of Understanding Nonverbal Communication
Learn about the popular, and often incorrectly referenced, study from the 1960s that opened the door to the modern study of nonverbal communication. Understand why nonverbal communication matters so much, and learn how it interacts with verbal communication to reemphasize…
Cross-Cultural Communication
The Cross Cultural Communication video is a powerful tool to train your employees on skills for a multicultural organization. You'll empower them to communicate more effectively, master nonverbal interaction, and understand what's really being said across cultures. As our world…
Cultural Differences in Nonverbal Communication
Episode 10 of Understanding Nonverbal Communication
While the previous lectures explored the biological evolution of nonverbal communication, which are hard-wired into most living creatures, this lecture delves into the fascinating impact culture has had on nonverbal communication. Examine the nonverbal communication differences that are driven by…
Power: How to Get It, Use It, and Keep It - by Jeffrey Pfeffer
Part of the Series: Stanford Executive Briefings
Program Highlights: Hierarchies are inevitable, so learn the rules of the game. Qualities that create power--and why intelligence is not one of them. How we limit ourselves when it comes to acquiring power. Getting a job, having control over your…
Strategy by Design - How Design Thinking Builds Opportunities by Tim Brown
Part of the Series: Stanford Executive Briefings
Successful innovations must be desirable to consumers, technically feasible, and viable from a business point of view. But how do you meet these requirements? Tim Brown advocates using the three stages of "design thinking": inspiration, ideation, and implementation. For inspiration,…
Speak - Competing in the World Championship of Public Speaking
This documentary follows six unforgettable characters as they prepare to compete for the title, "World Champion of Public Speaking." SPEAK is a powerful, inspiring documentary about conquering life's hurdles and finding your voice. "Compelling..." - Neil Genzlinger, The New York…
Skills, Techniques and Strategies for Effective Negotiations - With Patrick Cleary
Part of the Series: Stanford Executive Briefings
Program Highlights Nine rules for getting the best deal. How espionage and empathy get you prepared. How to gain credibility--and the most common way to lose it. As a former federal mediator, Pat Cleary has been involved with just about…
Interpreting Nonverbal Communication
Episode 9 of Understanding Nonverbal Communication
How good are we at reading people? Can we train ourselves to be better at this skill, or is it an inherent ability? This lecture explores a number of studies that measure the ability to read facial expressions, voice and…
Spotting Nonverbal Deception
Episode 11 of Understanding Nonverbal Communication
The ability to detect a lie by clues in the voice, body language, or facial expression is a much-desired skill. When under scrutiny, most people react with aroused emotions--anxiety, for example--even when they are telling the truth. Start this lecture…
Communicating Attraction
Episode 12 of Understanding Nonverbal Communication
Conclude the course by revealing how the ability to better read nonverbal communication can affect our daily relationships and help us have a better chance of success in all areas of life. From job interviews to doctor's visits, Dr. Frank…
Be Yourself - Elizabeth I to Her Army
Part of the Series: The Art of Public Speaking
In order to make the deepest possible connection with your audience, it's essential to talk about yourself. This lecture provides you with advice on opening up to people about yourself - your experiences, your emotions, even your weaknesses - with…
Organizational Cultures
Key Topics Culture Group Norms Power Culture Role Culture Task Culture People Culture What's meant by the culture of an organisation? What are "group norms"? How do these invisible factors influence the way a business works? Clip #1: "Introduction: The…
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Everyday Creativity
Everyday Creativity teaches a surprising truth about creativity: that it's not a magical, mysterious occurrence, but a ready tool that enables you to look at the ordinary and see the extraordinary. Hosted by photojournalist Dewitt Jones, this best selling training…
The Stanford Video Guide to Negotiating
This true-to-life drama teaches specific skills that can give you the upper hand in any negotiation, while at the same time maintaining a positive working relationship with the other parties. Learn: About bidding strategies, and the hidden meanings behind bids…