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Several years ago, a friend decided she wanted to follow her passion. She loved the liberal arts and the academe. She was a talented graphic designer, a great writer, and was the president of a student club.
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TED Talks Onstage at TED2012, Peter Diamandis makes a case for optimism -- that we'll invent, innovate and create ways to solve the challenges that loom over us. "I’m not saying we don’t have our set of problems; we surely do.
Leaders who create extraordinary new possibilities are passionate about their mission and tenacious in pursuit of it. Many people have good ideas, but many fewer are willing to put themselves on the line for them.
Why do some people become depressed while others are more resilient? The BBC's Geoff Watts investigates.
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TED Talks After hitting on a brilliant new life plan, our first instinct is to tell someone, but Derek Sivers says it's better to keep goals secret.
Tal Ben Shahar is a teacher and writer in the areas of positive psychology and leadership. Discover his philosophy. Want to join our community and hear more ...
When we truly connect with our inner voice, when we abandon all fear and shout at the top of our lungs, that's when we create the work that really resonates.
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Popular research says 10,000 hours of practice is the key to success. Not so fast.
It's not simply "emotion on the right, reason on the left," but something far more complex and interesting.
"La définition du bien-être et du progrès doit faire l'objet d'un débat public, et ne peut être laissée entre les mains d'experts ou d'administrations. L'économie du bonheur doit également résister aux sirènes du paternalisme."
From the "I have a dream" speech to Steve Jobs’ iPhone launch, all great presentations have a common architecture. At TEDxEast, Nancy Duarte draws lessons on how to make a powerful call-to-action.
We have a greater capacity to change the world today than the kings and presidents of just 50 years ago.
One of corollaries on the rise of science has been a schism between the arts and sciences. The sciences are thought to be all about truth and objectivity: the arts about feelings and creativity. Neither stereotype holds up.
SERIOUSLY! is a creative documentary that turns the work ethic on its head and reveals how vital play is to our health, happiness, and the future of life. Go to www.seriouslythemovie.com to find out more and help us finish the film.
Field salespeople have the same need to emotionally attach to their workplace as other workers do, and the best companies know how to engage them. Hindustani Unilever Limited in India is one of those companies.
Author: Thandie Newton Content: We each have a Self, but I don’t think we’re born with one. Newborn babies believe that they’re part of everything, that they’re not separate.
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Louie Schwartzberg: Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.
It afflicts us all. Because surety in our own judgments is part of being human.
It's 75 years since the first lobotomy was performed in the US, but the procedure has an international history.