Mindset

Mindset

Carol Dweck  [ Mindset ] I’d like to introduce you to my version of happiness. For me happiness is being infinitely curious. It’s being – it’s constantly learning. It’s constantly mastering new and difficult tasks. And yet, many of the things we do to motivate our kids are sapping their desire to learn. How do we make sure then that kids and adults

David & Goliath

David & Goliath

Malcolm Gladwell [ Mindset ] PRASAD SETTY: Good afternoon everyone. Welcome to our Talks at Google session today. We are very fortunate to have a guest amidst us who doesn’t need any introduction. Seriously, how many people need an introduction to Malcolm Gladwell? PRASAD SETTY: Malcolm was the bestselling author of “The Tipping Point,” “Blink,” “Outliers,” et cetera. He’s received many honors. But

Jumpstarting Change

Jumpstarting Change

Jeni Cross [ Mindset ] I want to challenge you all about what you think you know? Many of you are here because you are really interested in making change. You’re thinking about making change in lots of places and lots of ways but what you don’t know is that your greatest adversary is not that change is hard to make, your greatest

Proof Pudding

Proof Pudding

Malcolm Gladwell [ Mindset ] I was recently asked to give a public lecture at the University of Pennsylvania on the subject of “proof.” My question is: How much proof do we need about the harmfulness of something before we act? I began with the strange history of how long it took for society to grasp the seriousness of black-lung disease, and then

Tiny Habits

Tiny Habits

B.J. Fogg [ Mindset ] What we’re going to do, right now, we’re going to practice some behavior change. The organizers of this event have been very good at providing some supplies. I want all of you to look under your seat, right now, and see what surprise is waiting for you. What I want you to do, and we debated whether we

Rocking Boat

Rocking Boat

Margaret Heffernan [ Mindset ] In Oxford in the 1950s, there was a fantastic doctor, who was very unusual, named Alice Stewart. And Alice was unusual partly because, of course, she was a woman, which was pretty rare in the 1950s. And she was brilliant, she was one of the, at the time, the youngest Fellow to be elected to the Royal College

Design Science

Design Science

Raphael Diluzio [ Mindset ] is a serial creative artist, entrepreneur and professor. He is currently developing two start-ups, creating a new program in Design Science at USM, while still maintaining his studio practice. His art is centered in visual image making, primarily in the relation between traditional studio art and digital time-based media. His interest lies in reconnecting a historical praxis in