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How to Achieve Your Most Ambitious Goals | Stephen Duneier | TEDxTucson



#Exploration #Dreams #Motivation #Happiness #Nonprofits & Activism
How you define Stephen Duneier depends on how you came to know him. Some define him as an expert institutional investor, while others know him as a large scale installation artist, avid outdoorsman, professor, decision strategist, coach, business leader, mindfulness extremist, author, speaker, daredevil or Guinness world record holder. In his talk, Stephen explains that what truly defines him aren't titles, but an approach to decision making that transformed him from someone who struggled with simple tasks to a guy who is continuously achieving even his most ambitious dreams.
For thirty years, he has applied cognitive science to investing, business and life. The result has been the turnaround of numerous institutional businesses, career best returns for managers who have adopted his methods, the development of a $1.25 billion dollar hedge fund and a rapidly shrinking bucket list.
Mr. Duneier teaches graduate courses on Decision Analysis in UCSBโ€™s College of Engineering. His book, AlphaBrain is due for release in early 2017 from Wiley & Sons.
Through Bija Advisors, he helps business leaders improve performance by applying proven, proprietary decision-making methods to their own processes.
His artwork has been featured around the world and is represented by the Sullivan Goss Gallery. As Commissioner of the League of Professional Educators, Duneier is using cognitive science to alter the landscape of American education. He is the former Head of Currency Option Trading at Bank of America and Emerging Markets at AIG International.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

#Goal-setting #Change #Productivity #Visualization #United States #Decision making #TEDxTalks #Art #Achievement #Learning #Positive Thinking #Initiative #Mindfulness #Self improvement #Purpose #Life #Personal education #Adventure #Life Hack #Entrepreneurship #Personal growth #Self-help #English

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I feel so inspired after hearing this talk!!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

by Simply Pinay 3 months ago

It doesn't matter how slowly you go as long as you don't stop.

by Meenaketan Sunyani 3 months ago

โ€œBe not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.โ€ Chinese Proverb

by Inch by Inch Stories 1 week ago

he's the real life forrest gump

by fond 4 months ago

"The secret to getting ahead is getting started"
-Mark Twain

by Cody 1 year ago

Summary: Marginal improvement is the key to success
Speaker says that what stands between us and our most ambitious dream is not magical skill or talent but more with how we approach problems and make decisions to solve them.
Marginal improvements are the key to be better. Stop becoming a spectator and become an active participant of your actions and decisions.
Take big assignments and break them into smaller tasks. Speaker says in college he used to not think of completing 5 chapters but reading 3-4 paras at a time for 5-10 min then do something else for couple minutes and then come back. He was a straight-A student all through college- dean's list.
You have to break big goals into smaller achievable goals.
The talk includes many personal stories about the speaker's life which I recommend you to watch for yourself. I also found the oratory skills of the speaker to be very good. A must watch video.

by Amol Shah 5 months ago

I CANNOT CONCENTRATE FOR MORE THAN FIVE MINUTES BUT I HAVE WATCHED THIS TED TALK IN ONE GO. A ACHIVEMENT GUYS APPLAUD ME.

by Ashutosh Srivastava 1 month ago

โ€œbecause if you dont make the right decision on the couch, there is no decision that occurs when ur on top of the mountainโ€.... wow what a metaphor for life

by Cali Soul 3 months ago

I cried myself off when watching this halfway, realising I have wasted 35 years of my life without reaching any specific goal I set. Thank you for the video

by adimasaditya 2 months ago

i feel like Him and Elon Musk function on the same code.

by 3EHL 1 month ago

If you combine this with "The Firsr 20 Hours" TedX talk by Josh Kaufman, I'm utterly convinced there's nothing you can't do

by MashUpArt 4 months ago

This really changed me, I just won 3 science competition less than 3 months and i'm going to number 4

by Khalif Official 3 months ago

It's been almost 2 years I have first seen this video, and still can't get over this. Every minute of this video is as precious as a real book. It seems somehow illegal to watch this content for free. One of the best if not the best TEDx Talks ever. Kudos, Stephen Duneier.

by Pritom Mazumder 3 months ago

The key of this speech is:
"Break ambitious goals into manageable decisions"

by Chibi Chubby 1 year ago

Read the book "The Magic of Believing" by Claude Bristol. Also read "Finding Ultra" by Rich Roll.

by Ten Minute Tokyo 2 1 day ago

"What you've done is just a drop in the ocean."
"But the ocean is made of many drops."

by Jonathan Pinkney 2 months ago

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