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Disruptive Leadership

In this hour, TED speakers talk about what it takes to become a leader and shake up the status quo.

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The Next Greatest Generation?

In this hour, we hear from TED speakers searching to define themselves and their generation.

"It's who they are, and it's where they want to take this country – I think that's what makes them so exciting and different." — Neil Howe Thinkstock hide caption

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Overcoming

In this hour, TED speakers share stories of overcoming a weakness and turning it into a strength.

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What Is Beauty?

TED speakers suggest reasons why humans are hardwired to crave and respond to beauty.

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Giving It Away

You can give away almost anything — your time, money, food, ideas. In this hour, stories from TED speakers who are "giving it away" in new and surprising ways, and the things that happen in return.

"If you have something to give, give it now." – Mark Bezos TED hide caption

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