Don’t Eat The Marshmallow!

In this short talk from TED U, Joachim de Posada shares a landmark experiment on delayed gratification — and how it can predict future success.

With priceless video of kids trying their hardest not to eat the marshmallow.

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Joachim de Posada was a speaker and motivational coach. He was the author of “How to Survive Among the Piranhas” and “Don’t Eat the Marshmallow … Yet.”

Why you should listen

Joachim de Posada’s infectious energy and humor turned him into a popular motivational coach. Working in Spanish and English, he helped companies and teams find deep and lasting reasons to succeed. His books included How to Survive Among the Piranhas and his latest, No te comas el marshmallow … todavia, or Don’t Eat the Marshmallow … Yet. (He had recently updated the book for the recession, calling it Don’t Eat the Marshmallow … Ever.)