Tom Wujec: Build a tower, build a team

This week on TED: Solving the marshmallow problem. Quite funny and entertaining.

Delayed gratification or in other words self-control

I’ve been watching some videos on TED.com today and one of the videos, as you’ll see below, is about delayed gratification. Then i remembered abut some books and some studies i’ve been reading the last few years about this subject and…here i am making a post about it.

Delayed gratification is by definition : ” the ability to wait in order to obtain something that one wants. This ability is usually considered to be a personality trait which is important for life success. Daniel Goleman has suggested that it is an important component of emotional intelligence. People who lack this trait are said to need instant gratification and may suffer from poor impulse control.Continue reading