Conquering your fear of being solo


This TED Talk was specially selected to support lessons from Chapter 3 "Enhancing Emotional Intelligence" of the Diplomatic Planner, as part of supplementary learning and development in your emotional intelligence training. 

Teresa Rodríguez

Teresa Rodríguez


What are your fears stopping you from doing> Are you scared of doing things alone? Why is our time alone is isolating? Watch this inspiring video by award-winning journalist, Teresa Rodriguez.


Teresa Rodríguez is an Emmy® Award winning journalist, anchor of Univision’s news magazine show “Aqui y Ahora” (Here and Now) as well as best-selling author who joined Univision in 1982.

As co-anchor of “Aqui y Ahora,” which features investigative and consumer stories on important issues facing Hispanics in the U.S., she has interviewed with top newsmakers, politicians and celebrities. Rodriguez has hosted a series of award-winning specials to increase awareness, such as the problems Hispanics face titled “America through Spanish Eyes.” In addition, she hosts a weekly segment called “Primer Plano” (Foreground), an in-depth news report on current national and international concerns, on “Noticiero Univision” (Univision News).