Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past ten years studying vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame. She spent the first five years of her decade-long study focusing on shame and empathy, and is now using that work to explore a concept that she calls Wholeheartedness.
Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong - "Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we're wrong about that? "Wrongologist" Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting but embracing our fallibility." (TED talk - Hebrew: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/he/kathryn_schulz_on_being_wrong.html)
In this talk delivered at the TED conference a few years ago, legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden talks about true success being the satisfaction of knowing you that put forth your utmost effort in the game despite whether you win or lose.