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Money Means Nothing Without Self-Meaning

Americus Reed II | Posted 04.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Americus Reed II

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThere is a new model of business and business student afoot: The student who enters my office with a deep passion to do two things. Make money and do good. Business schools are "rebranding" themselves to welcome this new identity. It's being called "social impact." The identity of the student, who has realized that mindless self-investment into the false idol of material things for their sake is an empty void and a fast track to an empty soul, is changing.

Thinking About Money? Take Time For Self-Reflection Instead

Francesca Gino | Posted 04.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Francesca Gino

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgSelf-reflection may be a simple exercise, but it is an important one: it reminds us of our YES--that we want to be good people. By recognizing the pervasive effects money can have, we can be more mindful of our actions and make time to think about time.

WATCH: Does Money Make You Mean?

TEDTalks | Posted 04.23.2014 | TED Weekends

paul piff tedIt's amazing what a rigged game of Monopoly can reveal. Psychologist Paul Piff shares research showing that people who feel wealthy tend to behave badly. Why is that? And what does it mean for America?

The Wealthy Are Not Narcissists Despite New Report

Steve Siebold | Posted 10.27.2013 | Business
Steve Siebold

The negative projections and derogatory labels placed on the rich are endless. One of the most common is that the rich are cocky, arrogant people who think they're better than everyone else.

Romney's Empathy Bypass -- and What It Means for Election Day

Maxim Thorne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Maxim Thorne

Wealthy American households are not simply capitalists who choose not to invest in charity. Instead, there truly is a fundamental social disconnect that prevents wealthy households from exercising the empathy and consideration for other American citizens that middle-class households exhibit.