The 79 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time
TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a popular no-profit organization that hosts short speeches on topics of technology, entertainment and design. The company has actually hosted thousands of speeches on these topics since its inception in 1984.
However, they only began uploading videos online in 2006.
Some of the most notable speakers that have delivered a TED talk include Bill Gates, James Cameron, Bill Clinton, and Monica Lewinsky, Natalie Merchant and Sting, making these talks really popular and soul stirring.
TED talks cover a wide range of topics within the main theme of the organization. Some of the most popular subjects covered in these talks are happiness, vulnerability, productivity and activism. However, TED’s library contains speeches on almost any topic you can think of. The popularity of these videos is evident from the fact that they have been watched over a billion times.
Unlike traditional speeches and presentations, speakers have to talk instinctively without the help of any written aid. Similarly, they only have maximum of 18 minutes to express themselves and present their point of view.
According to Forbes, there are three main reasons why TED talks are so popular. First and foremost, these speeches are emotional and heart touching. Secondly, the ideas shared by speakers teach us something new. Lastly, some of the most recognizable faces in the word deliver these speeches, making them memorable and easy to recall. These talks leave lasting impression and are always fresh in our memory.
In the context of above discussion, following are the 79 most popular TED talks of all time. They are actually cream of the crop and have millions and millions of the views. The talks are actually from global speakers belonging to different fields of life and guarantee one thing. They are going to blow your mind away.
3 THINGS I LEARNED WHILE MY PLANE CRASHED BY RIC ELIAS (ENTREPRENEUR)
Ric Elias is one of the survivors of the infamous flight 1549 which did an emergency landing on River Hudson in January 2009. Ric narrates the horror story for the first time and terrible circumstances he and his fellow flight mates had to go through.
CAN YOU REALLY TELL IF A KID IS LYING? BY KANG LEE (DEVELOPMENTAL RESEARCHER)
In this interesting TED talk, developmental researcher Kang Lee illustrates that Kids are really good at lying. She further states that parents should be happy when their children start lying. She also introduces a new lie-detection technology that can help parents detect their kids’ hidden emotions and motives.
HOW TO START A MOVEMENT BY DEREK SIVERS (ENTREPRENEUR)
Derek Sivers, a successful entrepreneur, explains how most of the movements start. He plays really surprising real life videos to further supplement his claim.
CHOICE, HAPPINESS AND SPAGHETTI SAUCE BY MALCOLM GLADWELL (WRITER)
Malcolm Gladwell, the author of Tipping Point, describes in detail how the food industry has been striving to develop a perfect spaghetti sauce. With the help of this example, he further sheds light on the choices we make and their relation to happiness.
HOW TO ESCAPE EDUCATION’S DEATH VALLEY BY KEN ROBINSON (EDUCATIONIST)
Ken Robinson, a famous educationist and author, states that there are three important principles a human mind needs to practice to thrive. He further explains that how our current education system curtails brain growth by working against these principles and why we need to escape the trap he calls “Education’s Death Valley.”
WHAT REALLY MATTERS AT THE END OF LIFE BY BJ MILLER (PALLIATIVE CARE PHYSICIAN)
BJ Miller outlines some methods to die gracefully and with dignity. It is a moving talk explaining what really matters when we die. Is it love, respect, comfort or something else entirely?
HIDDEN MIRACLES OF THE NATURAL WORLD BY LOUIE SCHWARTZBERG (FILMMAKER)
Louie Schwartzberg, in this captivating talk, brings into focus the unperceivable beauty of the natural world. He explains how microscopes, high speed sensitive cameras and time-lapses enabled him to disclose the “Mysteries of the Unseen World.”His documentary reveals the subtle natural beauty and astonishing wonders of nature that are normally invisible to naked human eye.
THE HABITS OF HAPPINESS BY MATHIEU RICARD (MONK AND PHOTOGRAPHER)
Mathieu Ricard is a former Biochemist and currently a practicing monk. He elaborates how we can generate true sense of happiness and wellbeing by continuously training our minds.
THE POWER OF BELIEVING THAT YOU CAN IMPROVE BY CAROL DWECK (PSYCHOLOGIST)
According to Carol Dweck, there are actually two things which prevent you from solving complex problems. You have either not solved the problem yet or you are not smart enough to solve it. She further explains how you can enhance your mind’s capacity to solve problems, a phenomenon she calls as Growth Mindset.
BRING ON THE LEARNING REVOLUTION BY KEN ROBINSON (EDUCATOR/AUTHOR)
This is actually the follow up to Ken’s famous talk, “Do Schools Kill Creativity?” In this particular talk, he propagates the idea of personal learning which enables children to display their natural talent. Of course, he openly denounces standard school education as well.
A 12 YEAR OLD APP DEVELOPER BY THOMAS SUAREZ (12 YEARS OLD DEVELOPER)
12 years old Thomas Suarez has taught himself to develop video games instead of playing them. He is now helping other children become video game developers after successful launch of many of his popular iPhone apps such as “Bustin Jeiber.”
FLY WITH THE JETMAN BY YVES ROSSY (JETMAN)
Yves Rossy shares the wonderful experience and joys of flying as a Jetman in this highly stimulating talk. He has actually flown over many famous landmarks such as the Grand Canyon and Swiss Alps. He also explains how it works and how you can become a Jetman as well.
TEACH EVERY CHILD ABOUT FOOD BY JAMIE OLIVER (CHEF, ACTIVIST)
Jamie Oliver is a TED prize winner. In this highly motivational talk, he highlights the dangers of using foods like sugar through some really shocking images and powerful stories. He further exerts on the importance of educating our children about the food they eat.
WHY WE HAVE TOO FEW WOMEN LEADERS BY SHERYL SANDBERG (COO, FACEBOOK)
Sheryl Sanberg highlights some of the reasons why there are less women leaders as compared to men. She also shares 3 powerful pieces of advices for women who want to be executives and leaders someday.
DEPRESSION, THE SECRET WE SHARE BY ANDREW SOLOMON (WRITER)
In an eloquent but equally devastating talk, Andrew Solomon reveals some of the darkest stories from the time when he was fighting depression. It was his depression which encouraged him to interview people suffering from the same disease from across the world. To his surprise, more and more people were willing to tell their stories once he had narrated his own.
WHY GOOD LEADERS MAKE YOU FEEL SAFE BY SIMON SINEK (LEADERSHIP EXPERT)
Simon Sinek, a famous leadership expert, shares attributes of great leaders and why you feel safe in their company. He also mentions some of the responsibilities associated with the position and how great leaders tackle them.
THE SURPRISING HABITS OF ORIGINAL THINKERS BY ADAM GRANT (ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST)
Adam Grant talks about the habits of “original thinkers” and how their ideas changed the course of history. He further shares three unique habits of original thinkers. One of these habits was their willingness to embrace failure. He opines that you actually need to fail a lot of times to eventually succeed.
THE HISTORY OF OUR WORD IN 18 MINUTES BY DAVID CHRISTIAN (HISTORIAN)
In one of the most riveting speeches ever, David Christian takes only 18 minutes to narrate the entire history of the universe starting from its creation to the invention of internet. It is actually a complete and enlightening take on humanity, life and complexity.
THE NEW BIONICS THAT LET US RUN, CLIMB AND DANCE BY HUGH HERR (BIONICS DESIGNER)
It is an animated show instead of an ordinary talk. Arthur Benjamin guesses some birthdates, solves an extremely complex mental equation and figures out 3 digit squares. You actually need to watch the whole video to learn how he does all that.
EVERY KIDS NEEDS A CHAMPION BY RITA F. PIERSON (EDUCATOR)
Rita F. Pearson urges educationists to actually connect with their students on a personal and human level. She further states that teachers need to believe in their students and develop a loveable persona because kids only learn from the person they like.
HOW TO LIVE BEFORE YOU DIE BY STEVE JOBS (NO INTRODUCTION NEEDED)
Steve Jobs, in this highly motivational speech, reveals the secret of living before we die. The secret is to find opportunities in failures and pursue our dreams at any cost.
ALL IT TAKES IS 10 MINDFUL MINUTES BY ANDY PUDDICOMBE (MINDFULNESS EXPERT)
Andy Puddicombe explains the benefits of doing nothing for 10 minutes and refreshing your mind once in a day. He states that you can totally transform your life by experiencing the present moment and abstaining from everything including texting, talking and thinking for just 10 minutes a day.
THE ART OF ASKING BY AMANDA PALMER (MUSICIAN)
Amanda Palmer says that you don’t need to force people to pay for music. They will pay for it if it is good enough for them. It is a passionate talk in which Miss Palmer narrates the stories of her early days as a street performer. She also examines the new relationship that forms between the fan and the performer.
LISTENING TO SHAME BY BRENÉ BROWN (VULNERABILITY RESEARCHER)
Shame is responsible for many types of broken and mischievous behaviors. In this informative talk, Brené Brown explains what happens when people decide to challenge their shame. Her every word radiates her own vulnerability, humanity and humor.
EVERYTHING YOU THINK YOU KNOW ABOUT ADDICTION IS WRONG BY JOHANN HARI (JOURNALIST)
John Hari explains why some of our methods to treat different types of addictions have failed so horribly. He also wonders why people take and treat addiction the way they do. He is also hopeful of finding new and better methods of treating addiction as our understanding of the age-old-problem improves.
I GOT 99 PROBLEMS… PALSY IS JUST ONE BY MAYSOON ZAYID (COMEDIAN/ACTRESS)
This is a hilarious but exhilarating talk by Maysoon Zayid. The Arab-American comedian explains how she has defeated Cerebral Palsy to become a comedian, a brilliant actress, an advocate for disabled and a philanthropist in most humorous manner possible.
WHY 30 IS NOT THE NEW 20 BY MEG JAY (CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST)
It is a very provocative talk in which Meg Jay states that 20s is not a throwaway but a defining decade of one’s life. It is the stage of your life when you need to start planning for the future when you will have more responsibilities such as wife/husband and kids. She also shares 3 pieces of advices which will help people in 20s behave like fully grown adults once again.
QUESTIONING THE UNIVERSE BY STEPHEN HAWKING (THEORETICAL PHYSICIST IN CASE YOU DON’T KNOW)
Stephen Hawking asks some really intriguing questions about our universe in this extremely popular speech. Are we alone in this universe? How did life begin? How did universe come into being? He also suggests how we can answer some of these questions.
MY JOURNEY TO YO-YO MASTERY BY BLACK (YO-YO CHAMPION)
Everyone wanted to successfully spin a Yo-yo in his childhood. The struggle was real to say the least. BLACK narrates his incredible story of how he found his life passion and mastered Yo-yo, ultimately becoming the World Yo-yo Champion twice. He also gives a wonderful live performance during his speech.
TRY SOMETHING NEW FOR 30 DAYS BY MATT CURTIS (TECHNOLOGIST)
Is there anything you haven’t done in your life but desperately want to do. Matt Curtis suggests doing it repeatedly for a month. In this cheerful and short talk, Matt Curtis presents an immaculate strategy to set and attain your goals.
MEET THE SIXTHSENSE INTERACTION BY PATTIE MAES (RESEARCHER AT MIT) AND PRANAV MISTRY (RESEARCHER AT SAMSUNG)
It is actually a demo of SixthSense, a wearable device which garnered immense popularity on TED. It is a project led by Pranav Mistry and Pattie Maes. The project is similar to “Minority Report” and supposedly enables deep interaction with our environment.
WHY WE LOVE, WHY WE CHEAT BY HELEN FISHER (A LOVE EXPERT/ANTHROPOLOGIST)
Love has always been a difficult topic. However, Helen Fisher takes on this topic and explains development of love in a fascinating talk. She also describes social importance and biochemical boundaries of love.
THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF CLASSICAL MUSIC BY BENJAMIN ZANDER (CONDUCTOR)
Benjamin Zander is extremely passionate about classical music. He is even more passionate about helping us find our own passion for it. He also wants us to discover our untapped lover for all the new connections, experiences and possibilities through classical music.
BEATS THAT DEFY BOXES BY ROGGIE WATTS (COMEDIAN, BEATBOXER, VOCALIST)
It is actually one of the most incredible performances you will ever witness. Beatboxer Roggie Watts really defy boxes with his beats. He blends cross-music genres and poetry to give an unbelievable and memorable performance.
A SIMPLE WAY TO BREAK A HABIT BY JUDSON BREWER (MINDFUL ADDICTION DOCTOR)
In this popular TED Talk, Judson Brewer explains the connection between addiction and mindfulness. He elaborates in detail how we develop a bad habit. Similarly, he also outlines a simple method to control your urge of practicing a bad habit no matter whatever it is.
RETHINKING INFIDELITY… A TALK FOR ANYONE WHO HAS EVER LOVED BY ESTHER PEREL (RELATIONSHIP THERAPIST)
In this extremely entertaining talk, Esther Perel explains how infidelity represents loss and emotions and why it is something really unexpected. This is a wonderful talk for people who have been cheating or being cheated.
A SAUDI, AN INDIAN AND AN IRANIAN WALK INTO A QATAR BAR BY MAZ JOBANI (COMEDIAN)
Maz Jobani, an American-Iranian comedian, discusses some important cultural issues prevalent in the Middle East. It is a humorous talk in which Jobani discusses some of the problems The Middle East entails for people, especially the foreigners.
THE ASTOUNDING ATHLETIC POWER OF QUADCOPTERS BY RAFFAELLO D’ANDREA (AUTONOMOUS SYSTEM PIONEER)
Quadcopters are robots with the ability to think exactly like athletes. Raffaello D’Andrea demonstrates functions of such quadcopters in one of TEDGlobal’s robot lab. He shows that these robots are capable of making decisions together, balance themselves and even play catch along with doing many other things.
THE FUTURE WE’RE BUILDING – AND BORING BY ELON MUSK (SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR)
This is actually a talk between Elon Musk and Chris Anderson, the head curator of TED. TED editors featured the talk on TED’s home page and also presented it at an official TED conference. In this talk, Elon Must describes his latest projects such as digging tunnels under Los Angeles. He also talks about his plans of building a future on Mars and what SpaceX and Tesla are currently up to.
MY ESCAPE FROM NORTH KOREA BY HYEONSEO LEE (ACTIVIST)
Growing up in North Korea is a tormenting experience as described by Hyeonseo Lee. Miss Lee escaped North Korea at the young at of 14 and began a difficult life as a refugee in China. This is actually a harrowing and true story of hope and survival which you should listen to understand the plight of refugees across the world.
IF I SHOULD HAVE A DAUGHTER BY SARAH KAY (POET)
Sara Kay is a performing poet whose two separate performances at TED2011received two standing ovations. She actually explains her transformation from a teenager found of poetry to a teacher who uses power of self-expression to connect with her students in her outstanding poetic performances.
THE PARADOX OF CHOICE BY BARRY SCHWARTZ (PSYCHOLOGIST)
Barry Schwartz calls the freedom of choice, the main pillar of western societies, into question. He says that choice has paralyzed these societies instead of making them free. He further states that we have become more dissatisfied rather than happy by exercising our freedom of choice.
10 WAYS TO HAVE A BETTER CONVERSATION BY CELESTE HEADLEE (WRITER/HOST)
Writer and radio host Celeste Headlee mentions some of the ingredients of great conversation including honesty, clarity, brevity and a lot of listening. She also emphasizes on the importance of abiding by 10 main rules if you want to improve your conversation.
THE AGONY OF TRYING TO UNSUBSCRIBE BY JAMES VEITCH (WRITER/COMEDIAN)
Everyone wants to unsubscribe from annoying marketing emails. However, some companies simply refuse to take no as an answer and that’s what happened with comedian and writer James Veitch. Hijinks followed when James decided to be more whimsical with the local supermarket instead of getting frustrated by their constant influx of marketing emails.
8 SECRETS OF SUCCESS BY RICHARD ST. JOHN (MARKETER)
What are the real secrets of success? According to marketer Richard St. John, people don’t succeed because they are smart or lucky. They succeed because they manage to uncover 8 real secrets of success. What are these secrets? You actually have to watch this immersive slideshow by Mr. John to find the answer.
HOW TO STAY CALM WHEN YOU KNOW YOU’LL BE STRESSED BY DANIEL LEVITIN (NEUROSCIENTIST)
Stress is a mental disorder which inhibits our ability to think clearly, prompting us to make wrong decisions at worst possible moments. Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin proposes a solution to this problem in this insightful talk. He suggests we can remain calm when in stress by anticipating stressful situations.
THE SECRET TO DESIRE IN A LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIP BY ESTHER PEREL (RELATIONSHIP THERAPIST)
Esther Perel describes the mystery of erotic intelligence quite eloquently and wittily in her speech. She explains how to sustain desire in a long-term relationship. She also suggests that there is always much more to long-term partnerships than meet the eye.
THE BEST STATS YOU’VE EVER SEEN BY HANS ROSLING (DATA VISIONARY)
Hans Rosling is a data guru and global health expert. In this speech, he presents the real picture of the so-called developing world and debunks many myths in an urgent and dramatic manner. Rest assured no one else can present data like Mr. Rosling does.
QUESTIONS NO ONE KNOWS THE ANSWERS TO BY CHRIS ANDERSON (TED’S HEAD CURATOR)
In this popular TED talk, Christian Anderson asks some of the most fascinating questions no one has been able to answer to. Some of these questions include the total number of universes in the world and is there any evidence of alien life.
THE PRICE OF SHAME BY MONIKA LEWINSKI (SOCIAL ACTIVIST)
In this brave talk, Monika Lewinski exerts on the importance of stopping public shaming at any cost because it can turn deadly for the victim. She further says that no one has to go through the kind of public shaming she went through in 1998 during Clinton-Lewinsky fiasco. However, public shaming has become the most rampant problem in the modern world connected by internet and necessary action needs to be taken against it.
THE ORCHESTRA IN MY MOUTH BY TOM THUM (BEATBOXER)
This talk is actually 11 minutes of fun, amusement and laughs. Tom Thum plays his beats and does some comedy to remember. However, the most interesting part was the unbelievable instrumental impersonations he did with his mouth. All in all, it is a highly entertaining and creative performance by Tom.
STRANGE ANSWERS TO THE PSYCHOPATH TEST BY JOHN RONSON (WRITER/FILMMAKER)
John Ronson says that there is a subtle difference between insanity and saneness. He also highlights the areas where these two phenomena tend to merge. Julian Treasure and Evan Grant also assist Mr. Ronson in his speech through some animations and live-mixed sounds respectively.
BRAIN MAGIC BY KEITH BERRY (MAGICIAN)
Keith Berry illustrates how our brain helps us do some unbelievable things in our life.
GRIT: THE POWER OF PASSION AND PERSEVERANCE BY ANGELA LEE DUCKWORTH (PSYCHOLOGIST)
Angela Lee Duckworth proposes that grit not IQ is the precursor of success considering her own experience of teaching mathematics to 7th grade students. She suggests that IQ is one of the many factors that contribute to one’s success. However, the most important of these factors is grit without any doubt.
UNDERWATER ASTONISHMENTS BY DAVID GALLO (OCEANOGRAPHER)
As the title suggests, David Gallo unveils some of the most astonishing sea creatures in his speech. Gallo also appreciates the work of Roger Hanlon, Edith Widder and other pioneering oceanographers.
YOUR ELUSIVE CREATIVE GENIUS BY ELIZABETH GILBERT (WRITER)
Elizabeth Gilbert radically explains that all of us are genius in our own sense instead of one or two persons being genius. She also states that writers and artists get inspiration from impossible things people expect from them.
THE DANGER OF A SINGLE STORY BY CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE (NOVELIST)
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie says that people often form misconceptions about other cultures, people and countries by reading only a single story about them. She opines that there are many aspects of a culture or a country and we need to explore all of them to find a culture’s authentic voice as she herself has done.
THE SURPRISING SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS BY DAN GILBERT (HAPPINESS EXPERT)
Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness, says that we can be happy even if we don’t get what we want. Even if things do go wrong, we can feel happiness thanks to our “psychological immune system.”
THE THRILLING POTENTIAL OF SIXTHSENSE TECHNOLOGY BY PRANAV MISTRY (DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, SAMSUNG AMERICA)
Pranav Mistry demonstrates many tools that enable interaction with data and physical world. He also talks about Laptop, his revolutionary paper about the connection between the two worlds and his own invention, the SixthSense.
HOW TO MAKE STRESS YOUR FRIEND BY KELLY MCGONIGAL (HEALTH PSYCHOLOGIST)
Stress can be bad for you without any doubt. However, health psychologist Kelly McGonigal shares the idea that it can only harm you if you believe it to be bad. She emphasizes on the importance of reaching out to others in order to treat stress and taking it positively as well.
THE ART OF MISDIRECTION BY APOLLO ROBINS (GENTLEMAN THIEF)
Apollo Robins, considered as the greatest deception specialist in the world, highlights how peculiarly people behave when you steal something from them. He demonstrates through a hilarious example that it is our flawed perceptions that allow certain things to happen including theft.
HOW I HELD MY BREATH FOR 17 MINUTES BY DAVID BLAINE (ILLUSIONIST)
David Blain once held the world record of holding his breath for 17 minutes. In this highly personal talk, he explains how he accomplished this difficult task. He also describes what his work, which often involves death defying stunts, mean to him.
THE HAPPY SECRET TO BETTER WORK BY SHAWN ACHOR (PSYCHOLOGIST)
There is a popular belief that happiness is the direct outcome of hard word but Shawn Achor thinks otherwise. He claims that it is happiness which enhances our productivity in a humorous and quick speech.
HOW TO SPOT A LIAR BY PAMELA MEYER (LIE DETECTOR)
It is not easy to detect a lie to say the least. Pamela Meyer explains how trained professionals use different techniques to detect a liar. She also argues that honesty is always the best policy.
THE POWER OF INTROVERTS BY SUSAN CAIN (QUIET REVOLUTIONARY)
Being an introvert is becoming more and more difficult in socially connected modern societies. However, Susan Cain passionately defends introverts. She considers them a rare but highly valuable breed because they offer so many abilities and talents to the world. She also suggests that it is imperative to celebrate and respect introverts to get best out of them.
THE PUZZLE OF MOTIVATION BY DAN PINK (CAREER ANALYST)
Dan Pink argues that managers need to do much more than relying on traditional rewards to motivate their subordinates.
INSIDE THE MIND OF A MASTER PROCRASTINATOR BY TIM URBAN (BLOGGER)
Procrastinating is a dangerous but one of the most common habits in the world. Tim Urban urges us to identify all the things making us to procrastinate before it is too late in this funny talk.
MY STROKE OF INSIGHT BY JILL BOLTE TAYLOR (NEUROANATOMIST)
Jill Bolte Taylor suffered a massive stroke resulting in complete failure of her vital brain functions. This is her astonishing story as she reveals what she went through and how she eventually recovered.
WHAT MAKES A GOOD LIFE? LESSONS FROM THE LONGEST STUDY ON HAPPINESS BY ROBERT WALDINGER (PSYCHIATRIST)
Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger denounces common perceptions regarding happiness and health. In this engrossing talk, he presents centuries’ old wisdom and shares 3 important steps about how to build a happy and fulfilling life. He bases his arguments on the findings of Harvard’s 7 decades long study on adult development.
WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO BY TONY ROBINS (LIFE COACH)
Tony Robins, a famous life coach, talks about motivation and explains the logic behind our actions.
LOOKS AREN’T EVERYTHING. BELIEVE ME, I’M A MODEL BY CAMERON RUSSELL (FASHION MODEL)
Cameron Russell is a beautiful underwear model. In this fearless talk, she asserts that she is not all about her looks. She also mockingly describes an industry which makes models look seductive at rather young age.
10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ORGASM BY MARY ROACH (WRITER)
Marry Roach, the author of Bonk, makes some really weird yet shocking claims about orgasm, the ultimate sexual pleasure. Viewer discretion is obviously advised.
HOW TO SPEAK SO THAT PEOPLE WANT TO LISTEN BY JULIAN TREASURE (SOUND CONSULTANT)
There are many people who like to speak but nobody listens to them. If you are one of them, you must listen to this useful speech by Julian Treasure. He shares some insights and tips, helping you improve your speaking power and make others listen to you.
THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU REPLY TO SPAM EMAIL BY JAMES VEITCH (COMEDIAN/WRITER)
You obviously delete a spam email on the first sight. Do you? James Veitch tells us what happens when you reply to such an email. He narrates his story when he had a long conversation with a spammer who offered him a deal of his life.
THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY BY BRENÉ BROWN (VULNERABILITY RESEARCHER)
Brené Brown explains how her research on human connections helped her better understand humanity and discover her true self in the process.
HOW GREAT LEADERS INSPIRE ACTION BY SIMON SINEK (LEADERSHIP EXPERT)
Simon Sinek illustrates his own model for inspirational leadership and gives examples of great leaders including Martin Luther King and Wright Brothers.
YOUR BODY LANGUAGE MAY SHAPE WHO YOU ARE BY AMY CUDDY (SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGIST)
People learn a lot about us from our body language. However, it can also reveal a lot about ourselves to us. Amy Cuddy argues that we can considerably enhance our chances of success simply by making subtle changes to our body language such as posing confidently when we are least confident.
DO SCHOOLS KILL CREATIVITY? BY KEN ROBINSON (AUTHOR/EDUCATOR)
In the most popular TED talk ever, Ken Robinson says that it is imperative to create an education system which fosters creativity instead of curtailing it. It is a profound and entertaining talk highlighting the problems the education systems around the world entail and how to resolve them.