TED & TEDx are global brands synonymous with people whose inspiring stories contain nuggets of wisdom that can change the way we think and see the world. With great appreciation for the public service that TED is providing, this page contains a small selection ideas that we think enrich our understandings of lifewide learning, education and personal development.
Clayton Christensen 'How will you measure your life?'
"It's actually really important that you succeed at what you're succeeding at, but that isn't going to be the measure of your life." "What causes us to do things in our life is there's a job to be done". Too often, we measure success in life against the progress we make in our careers. But how can we ensure we're not straying from our values as humans along the way? Clayton Christensen, Harvard Business School professor and world-renowned innovation guru, examines the daily decisions that define our lives and encourages all of us to think about what is truly important.
Terasa Amabile studies how everyday life inside organizations can influence the wellbeing of people and their performance. Teresa’s research encompasses creativity, productivity, innovation, and inner work life – the confluence of emotions, perceptions, and motivation that people experience as they react to events at work.
Patti Dobrowolski - Draw Your Future
The odds of making a change in your life are 9:1. Here's a strategy for visualising a new reality. Just three bold steps to reach what you visualise - see it, believe it, act on it
Amy Jo Martin - Innovate Your Life
People don't buy what you do they buy why you do it. So the goal is not to sell to people what you have, the goal is to connect with people who believe what you believe.
Dr. Brené Brown is a researcher professor at the University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work, where she has spent the past ten years studying a concept that she calls Wholeheartedness, posing the questions: How do we engage in our lives from a place of authenticity and worthiness?
'People who have a strong sense of love and belonging believe they are worthy of love and belonging, they believe they are worthy'.
Still Figuring it Out
Tavi Gevinson picks up Brené's theme of vulnerability and reveals how she has tried to help other girls/women who are still trying to work things out.
Cultivating the Entrepreneurial Learner in the 21st Century
An animated highlight of John Seely Brown's Keynote Presentation, at the 2012 Digital Media and Learning Conference
Hannah Fry - Is life really that complex?
The answer is YES and No!
So much of what really matters in the world is impossible to see. A stunning Andrew Park animation of John Lloyd's classic TEDTalk from 2009, which will make you question what you actually know.
Tara Suri & Niha Jain - Learning to Fail
Two very honest college students talk about failure in their own lives. and share their understandings of the value of talking about failure.