Mark Twain

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."

- Mark Twain

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

How to quit your life (and reboot): Priya Parker at TEDxUHasselt


 
Published on Dec 29, 2012
 
Many
people are doing jobs in fear; fear that they might not make the best
out of their lives. Priya Parker provides seven techniques to help you
quit your life and reboot.
She invites you to use these techniques to
explore the biggest needs in the world that you might have the passion
and the capacity to address.

Priya is an advisor to leaders and
organizations on strategy, vision and purpose. Her company, Thrive Labs,
works with individuals and teams to help them identify what they care
about most and align it with market realities. Her research includes
identifying what are the driving factors that lead people to thriving
and what blocks them from it. She helps organizations keep and grow
their culture and values as they scale. Drawing on 10 years of conflict
resolution facilitation in the United States, India and the Middle East,
Priya designs visioning and innovation labs that help organizations
grow from the root.

She has run her signature Labs for leading
global firms as well as startups from a variety of disciplines. Her
clients include disruptors from the fields of fashion, technology,
design, development, film, comedy and government. Priya is an expert in
innovative facilitation and process design and incorporates creative
visioning and movement techniques into her work. Her goal is to help
people spend more of their time building things that make them and
others come alive.

Priya received her B.A. in Political and
Social Thought at the University of Virginia, Phi Beta Kappa, and an
M.B.A. from MIT Sloan and an M.P.A. from the Harvard Kennedy School,
where she received the Public Service Fellowship.






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