Here is our selection of interesting and inspiring TedxTalks everyone should listen to. All TedxTalk's can be found here.
Do schools kill creativity?
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
Inside the mind of a master procrastinator
Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn’t make sense, but he’s never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTUbe binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window- and encourages us to think harder about what we’re really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.
How to spot a liar
On any given day we’re lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lies can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting shows that manners and “hotspots” used by those trained to recognize deception- and she argues honesty is a value worth preserving.
How great leaders inspire action
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspiration leadership- starting with a golde circle and the question “Why?”. His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King JR. and the Wright brothers.
The power of introverts
In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.