Winding Path

Bye Bye 2020

Bye, bye 2020.  I, for one, am not sorry to see you go.  As comedian Leslie Jones said of 2020, “I would call it a trainwreck and a shitshow but that would give trains and shit a bad name.”  Of all the years to have an extra day, this one does take the cake!  Yet,...
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Literally, Don’t Die

by Andrea Goeglein Literally, don’t die.  It is an idea I am not sure about.  When I teach to literally live the Don’t Die™ spirit, I am suggesting you should strive to live with resilience and perseverance today and everyday.  What I know is living a Don’t Die spirit continually requires responsibility. In this TED talk, Juan...
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Selfless Love

By Andrea Goeglein Hannah Brencher has nailed being of service to others, writing, love…this is what we should all do as often as we think about it.
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Excuses Excuses Excuses

Excuses. No one likes getting excuses. Everyone seems to give excuses. And in my business, when you think you are receiving a lot of excuses, it is a cosmic red flag to look at how often you are using excuses for not achieving a goal. Did you get that? Dr. Success Challenge: Pause for a...
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Your Happiest Days Are Behind You

When renowned Positive Psychology scholar and TEDxUNLV speaker, Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener, wanted to change the topic and content of his TEDx Talk, I was not happy.  Robert had been selected because of his most recent work creating an online educational  portal.  The work he was doing in that area was part of  imagining the future...
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UNLV…It is not what you think it is!

UNLV…It is not what you think it is and TEDxUNLV on April 11, 2014 will help you experience not only the best of UNLV, but the best of what the future of Las Vegas is positioned to be. As a student-driven, community organized event, TEDxUNLV will feature ideas worth spreading from a global leader in...
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Dirty Jobs

It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it.  That can be said for a lot of jobs.  Some are literally dirty.  Other jobs are emotionally dirty. I have invested my time today in one of the latter kind of dirty jobs:  advising TEDxUNLV ( https://www.facebook.com/TEDxUNLV)  applicants that their proposals were not accepted. Don’t feel...
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Ideas Worth Spreading

Long before TED conferences branded the now recognizable “ideas worth spreading”, a child whose parents were recently freed slaves by the name of Mary McLeod Bethune, took it upon herself to find ways to educate herself and those in her community. Mary financed her ambitious dream by selling sweet potato pies door-to-door to raise money...
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What ‘Don’t Die’ Means

I have been contemplating submitting a proposal for a TEDx talk to be held in Las Vegas in December. I am not sure I will yet, but in doing some research I came across this TED talk I felt was worth sharing. A good thought — and I could see this as an inspirational project...
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This TED video is going to make you Thank God It’s Monday.  Shawn Achor is an incredible presenter.  He had me hooked with the title:  The happy secret to better work, but when he said the line, “The reason I am here today and the reason I get up excited each morning is Positive Psychology!”...
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