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Welcome to the Y3S Learning Center! 

At Your 3rd Spot, we believe that motivation is intrinsic, and this intrinsic motivation is driven by 3 factors: 

This Learning Center exists to support our team in their pursuit of Mastery: the urge to get better at something you care about through learning and feedback. Here, you will find a collection of resources curated to help you grow on your journey. 

Autonomy, Mastery & Purpose

Learning is a lifelong process!

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How to get better at the things you care about

Eduardo Briceño  |  11:22

The puzzle of motivation

Dan Pink  |   18:23



What I Learned From 100 Days Of Rejection

JIA JIANG | 15:23

The Secret Ingredients Of Great Hospitality


Popsicle Moments:
Finding A New Flavor of Customer Service

Darren Ross  |  15:03

New team members, start here! 

We've compiled some key Ted Talks and blogs from our very own AMP Up 1 Blog to start your journey.  


The Two Rooms (Which do you Choose?)

The struggle is real...important

Teamwork: When a mousetrap is not about the mouse

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level 1

"We are not who we are.
We are who we are becoming."

- vince kadlubek

How Great Leaders Inspire Action


more from level 1

3 ways to measure your adaptability -- and how to improve it

Natalie Fratto  |   6:22

Inside the mind of a master procrastinator

Tim Urban  |  13:55

Service Isn't Same As Hospitality


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level 2

"Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection."

- Mark twain

What I learned from going blind in space

Chris Hadfield | 18:22

more from level 2

The Science of taking action

Steve Garguilo  |  9:47

10 ways to have a better conversation

Celeste Headlee  |   11:44

Your body language may shape who you are

amy cuddy  |  21:02

the happy secret to better work

Shawn Achor  |  12:20

the power of vulnerability

Brené Brown  |  20:49

7 ways to make a conversation with anyone

Malavika Varadan  |  15:22

level 2

Are you an ideal team player?

Patrick Lencioni  |  14:38

level 3

"And that the things you do learn and invest in should be knowledge that is cumulative, so that the knowledge builds on itself."

- Warren Buffet

Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

Kim Scott  |  21:20

more from level 3

level 4

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”

- John F. Kennedy

Your elusive creative genius

Elizabeth Gilbert  |  19:28

more from level 4

level 5

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”

- Albert Einstein

The anti-CEO playbook

Hamdi Ulukaya  |  17:17

more from level 5


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Where we share our thoughts on culture, leadership, innovation, our industry and more.

Here are a few favorites...

The Farmer’s Fortune

The starfish

Do you prefer a Firefighter or an Invisible Superhero?

“You have 1 year to make 100 mistakes, or you’re fired!”

The $100,000.00 Salt & Pepper Shaker

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leaders are readers

top shelf

essential reads

Leader resources

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Personal Process

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