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Oprah Winfrey: The Secret of My Success

Oprah Winfrey: The Secret of My Success

 

Oprah Winfrey discusses the qualities that made her a top-rated talk show host. She spoke at Stanford Graduate School of Business’ View From The Top speaker series on April 16, 2014.

 

Kiana Sharifi on Success: The True Story

Kiana Sharifi on Success: The True Story

 

What does it take to be successful? Kiana Sharifi asks us to think about a new perspective on success that takes into account an important but often overlooked element. Kiana is a member of the Class of 2014 at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and is part of the LOWkeynotes program.

 

Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN, Inc: Culture Trumps Strategy

Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN, Inc: Culture Trumps Strategy

 

“You can’t have a sustainable organization unless you have an incredibly engaged culture,” shared CEO of HSN, Inc. Mindy Grossman in her Stanford GSB View From The Top talk. Grossman also emphasized the importance of self-awareness in achieving personal and professional success.

 

Stress and Success: The Science of Stress, Energy, and Productivity on the Job

Stress and Success: The Science of Stress, Energy, and Productivity on the Job

 

Feeling stressed? The 24/7/365 nature of Silicon Valley work life can take a toll on performance, health, and happiness. Cultivating resilience is a critical professional skill. Join us to learn science-based yet practical approaches to reducing and managing stress, boosting energy, and enhancing focus and productivity.

 

Elizabeth Gilbert: Success, failure and the drive to keep creating

Elizabeth Gilbert: Success, failure and the drive to keep creating

 

Elizabeth Gilbert was once an “unpublished diner waitress,” devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of ‘Eat, Pray, Love,’ she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can be as disorienting as failure and offers a simple — though hard — way to carry on, regardless of outcomes. 

Why Relationships Are Crucial To Success

Why Relationships Are Crucial To Success

 

Keith Ferrazzi, author, “Who got your back”

 

How to Succeed: 5 Steps for Getting Ahead – Brendon Burchard

How to Succeed: 5 Steps for Getting Ahead

 

Quotable: “Today, do you know what commitment means? Getting rid of distractions.” – @BrendonBurchard

This is Brendon unscripted and filmed in a single take without notes or prompter.

Brendon Burchard is a #1 New York Times bestselling author whose books include THE CHARGE, THE MILLIONAIRE MESSENGER, and LIFE’S GOLDEN TICKET. Larry King named him “one of the top motivation and marketing trainers in the world.” 

The Third Metric for Success – Arianna Huffington – Thrive

The Third Metric for Success

 

A fall caused by exhaustion led Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, on a journey toward redefining success. The result is her new book, Thrive. 

How Incredibly Successful People THINK

How Incredibly Successful People THINK

 

Quotable from this video: “Successful people take their current limitation and put it on their agenda as a job to do, as a thing to figure out and make happen.” 
Brendon Burchard is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of THE MILLIONAIRE MESSENGER, THE CHARGE, and LIFE’S GOLDEN TICKET. Larry King named him “one of the top motivation and marketing trainers in the world.” 

Shawn Achor, “Before Happiness” | Talks at Google

Shawn Achor, “Before Happiness” | Talks at Google

 

Shawn Achor visits Google to discuss his most recent book, Before Happiness. In his last book, Shawn described why happiness is the precursor to success. Here, Shawn explains that before we can be happy or successful, we need to first develop the ability to see that positive change is possible. 

About the Author: Shawn Achor is an American educator, author, and speaker known for his advocacy of positive psychology. He is best known for his research reversing the formula of success leading to happiness—his research shows that happiness in fact leads to success. Achor spent 12 years studying what makes people happy at Harvard University. He later authored The Happiness Advantage and founded the Institute of Positive Research and GoodThinkInc. His TEDx talk “The Happy Secret to Better Work” is one of the 20-most viewed TED talks. Shawn is frequently sought out by media outlets as an expert on the topic of happiness and productivity. –Wikipedia