[TED Talk Notes] Carol Dweck: The power of believing that you can improve

- "not yet" - gives you a path into a learning curve; a path into the future - Test: how did children cope with challenge (e.g. gave children problems slightly harder for them.) - Kids understood that their minds could develop; others had a fixed mindset that judged themselves for not being able to achieve …

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[TED Talk Notes] How to learn any language in six months: Chris Lonsdale at TEDxLingnanUniversity

How to learn any language in six months: Chris Lonsdale at TEDxLingnanUniversity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0yGdNEWdn0&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dd0yGdNEWdn0&app=desktop Q: How can you speed up learning? Re-defined Q: How can you help a normal adult learn a language quickly and effectively? 5 principles & 7 Actions hynopedia = sleep learning In a world that's becoming more diverse, we need to learn …

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A Summary on Inspiration and Taking Action – Following Live Tweets from #TEDxUW & #DOT11 & #TEDxVan2011

We can't always be in 3 places at once, but it's exciting how technology can help us capture these moments and take us there. Crowdsourcing, oui? Today I will be following #DOT11 (Toronto) and #TEDxUW (Waterloo), and #TEDxVan2011. I'm going to keep notes  on some of the major themes I notice, my favorite quotes throughout …

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#tywlife Montréal Itinerary – “A Woman on a Mission…”

It's been 3 years since I've returned to Montreal. The last time I was there, I spent almost 2 months in central Canada and began what I'd call "the independent life." For the first time, I made my own meals, traveled the city on my own, made some of my closest friends, and literally, explored! …

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Impact! Leadership Sustainability Conference (Apps Due: Jan 23, 2011) – PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!

Open to all students 19-25 yrs old currently enrolled at a Canadian university or college: Business, Environment, Leadership...Sustainability! If you've got a passion to learn and the motivation to be one of Canada's leading students, I highly suggest you APPLY (Deadline: Jan 23, 2011) to attend the Impact! Youth Conference for Leadership Sustainability, which will be held …

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Accepted to TEDxTO! So What’s Stopping Me?

The excitement I am slowly building up inside is actually quite indescribable. I didn't realize that TEDxTO was THAT big. In fact, I applied on a whim. One of my mentors asked me to nominate him and that's when the memories from Edmonton's first annual TEDx event all came back. I might sound a little …

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