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TED Talks – a Collection of Inspired Talks

There is such a diversity of ideas and thought-provoking ideas. These short youTubes will knock your socks off! (Click on the name to go to the YouTube link.)

Amy Cuddy: Your body language shape who you are
Body language affects how other people see us. Changing to a powerful body posture can change your performance, your ability with more confidence and your brain chemistry.

Andrew Solomon: Love, no matter what
What is it like to raise a child different from you?

Aimee Mullins: The opportunity of adversity
Using a thesaurus to understand our culture’s definition of Disabled and synonyms like useless and mutilated. Aimee is out to redefine the word. The human ability to adapt to adversity, is discussed as Aimee (with prosthetics) takes the responsibility to meet adversity …. Well! She is equipped to adapt.

Alain de Botton: A kinder gentler philosophy of success
examining the idea of success and failure. Is success always earned? Is failure?

Alan Iny: Reigniting creativity in business
It’s a paradox. Creativity is essential, to business and competition, but  is often lacking.

Alexis Ohanian: How to make a splash in social media
In 4 fast moving minutes, Alexis tells the tale of Reddit, Mr. Splashy Pants a humpback whale and GreenPeace, using social media and meme-makers in our online world.

What is it like to raise a child who’s different from you in some fundamental way?

Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes
When was the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 minutes. Being mindful staying in the present.

Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit
Teaching math to 7th graders in NY, she realizes that IQ isn’t the best predictor of success.

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Can we have it all?
Public policy can lead to more equality for women and all of us.

Ben Saunders: Why Bother leaving the House?
Explorer Ben wlks from the top of the earth to the South Pole and back again.

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