Is leadership only reserved for the extraordinary few? And who has what it takes to disrupt the status quo?
In this hour, TED speakers talk about what it takes to become a leader and shake up the status quo.
How do we adapt to physical, creative and cultural challenges?
Humans adapt to physical and creative challenges in remarkable ways. How do we do it, and what happens when we can't? In this episode, TED speakers share inspiring stories about our capacity to adapt.
"If you live with your head in the clouds every now and then, it helps you keep your feet on the ground." -Gavin Pretor-Pinney
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In this episode, we explore ways to find quiet in our busy lives. How can we step back and make time to reflect in an increasingly distracted and hurried world?
Why are some of our most powerful feelings, the hardest to understand?
Some of our most powerful feelings — stress, depression, despair — are the hardest to understand. This hour, TED speakers challenge assumptions about emotion, disquiet and the essence of well-being.
"If you think of stereotypes as some sort of flaw in our mind, some sort of pathology or cruelty, you won't understand them or know how to combat them" — Paul Bloom
Where do stereotypes come from? Why do some perceptions persist, and is there any truth or value to the assumptions we make? In this hour, TED speakers examine the consequences of stereotypes.
Can open source technology make a better world?
The era of open source has led to countless innovations. When does it work and when is it chaos? In this episode, TED speakers explore how open source is changing how we build, collaborate and govern.
Is the path to happiness simpler than we realize?
In this hour, finding happiness may be simpler than you think.
"You exist in this galaxy, you exist around this star, you exist on this planet, you are a member of this species — and all of these are part of knowing what you are." - David Christian
In this hour, TED speakers explore our origins as a species — who we are, where we come from, where we're headed — and how we're connected to everything that came before us.
"There's just many, many things, many factors that get us to work: Money is one of them, and maybe not even the most important one." — Dan Ariely
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Love it or hate it, most of us have to work for a living. So, how can we make work more meaningful? This hour, TED speakers explore our values and motivations when it comes to the workplace.
This week we explore what creativity is and how it works.
We want to be creative but channeling our creative impulses is no small feat. Is creativity something we are born with or can we learn it? In this hour, TED speakers examine the mystery of creativity.
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