Tag: TEDGlobal

18 Jan

Alain de Botton: A Kinder, Gentler Philosophy of Success

blog by natalie

In a career mini-crisis? In need of instant pick-me-up? Or just want to view a new way to look at work? Watch one of our favorites from TEDGlobal 2009: Alain de Botton builds a witty case to move beyond snobbery to find true pleasure in our work.

07 Nov

Conductor Itay Talgam On Leading Harmony

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How does one create perfect harmony without saying a word? In this humorous talk from TEDGlobal in Oxford, Israeli conductor Itay Talgam offers us some insights. Truely engaging lessons – not just for leaders but also all of us out there leading our lives. PS For Israel based readers, be sure to listen to Itay [...]

18 Oct

Chimamanda Adichie: The Danger Of A Single Story

TEDxTelAviv by natalie

“How impressionable and vulnerable we are in the face of a [single] story – particularly as children” In her collection of personal tales, novelist Chimamanda Adichie, warns of the danger of hearing a single story about another person or country: I did not know that people like me could exist in literature… “I had a [...]

02 Oct

The Power Of Time Off: Designer Stefan Sagmeiester

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I just saw this on TED’s blog and had to repost: “Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio for a yearlong sabbatical to rejuvenate and refresh their creative outlook. He explains the often overlooked value of time off and shows the innovative projects inspired by his time in Bali.” (Recorded at [...]

29 Sep

Are We Just Going To “Wait It Out”? – Imogen Heap

TEDxTelAviv by natalie

A different talk from this years TEDGlobal: Imogen Heap plays her chilling “Wait it out”. Watch & listen here:

08 Sep

Cymatics & The Art of Visualizing Sound

TEDxTelAviv by natalie

I love the visualisation of things unseen. Here technologist Evan Grant introduces us to Cymatics – the art & science of make sound visable. And the substance of things not seen. Enjoy:

27 Aug

Dan Pink & The Science of Motivation

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Dan Pink “makes a case for rethinking how we run our businesses” My fav quote “I’m an American, I believe in free markets – that’s not how it’s supposed to work!” Just one of many interesting talks from TEDGlobal2009 in Oxford – more to come!