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The TEDx Experience: A Faculty Advisor's View Behind the Scenes

JD Gershbein | Posted 07.22.2015 | College
JD Gershbein

Planning for a TEDx event strikes a harmonic blend between science and art, as well as the intellect and the emotion. The group dynamic fosters individual thought that solidifies core values, heightens self-esteem, and enables growth.

TedX and College Finance: A Danger in Your Community

Bob Hildreth | Posted 07.15.2015 | Education
Bob Hildreth

I told you so. In a Ted Talk almost two years ago I told you so. I said that while too much student debt is bad for students, it may be worse for colleges. Events in 2015 are starting to prove me right. Ordinarily I wouldn't be a scold but there still remains a huge misunderstanding of what is happening.

Life Lessons From Being a TEDx Speaker

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

You may have had being a TED speaker on your "bucket list." It's been on mine for the past few years. So you can imagine my delight and excitement w...

TEDx Speakers Outsmarting Poverty

Jamie Joseph | Posted 07.01.2015 | Impact
Jamie Joseph

Poverty is the root of countless conflict, and this human affliction will continue to be an exploitable phenomenon until the world wakes up and starts investing in both people and planet.

Jam Session Interview With Justine Musk

Deb Owen | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women
Deb Owen

Justine Musk and I riff on dealing with criticism, ambition (and whether it's always selfish or not) and what leads to clarity, focus and humility. We talk about the creative process versus the entrepreneurial process, and the surprising similarities.

7 Essential Tips to Prepare for a TED Talk

Simon Tam | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Simon Tam

As I am getting ready to present my fifth TEDx talk, I wanted to share some of the best practices I've learned along the way on preparing for a TED talk. Of course, these are just general ideas that work for public speaking as well.

Finding a Place Called Hope

George Heymont | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

For those who have lived through a half century of the LGBT civil rights movement, it's sobering to look at the theatrical literature that has evolved since gays and lesbians started coming out.

Three Ways to Foster a Disruptive Mindset That Breeds Innovation

Lain Hensley | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Lain Hensley

By embracing disruption, we are able to live up to our full potential and materialize our dreams.

Daily Meditation: Confronting Death

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.14.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Laura Heywood on "Coming Out" on Twitter As BroadwayGirlNYC & What's Next For Her

Erika Finn | Posted 06.27.2015 | Arts
Erika Finn

Laura Heywood is vivacious, entrepreneurial and full of passion. She grew up in Oakland, California and, after attending the University of Puget Sound in Washington, found herself back in California to start her career as an intern with the Sarah & Vinnie show at ALICE@97.3FM (KLLC) in San Francisco.

Ali Watkins

The CIA Hosted A Secret TED Talk On Transparency

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The TED speaker series, known for short, dynamic talks on science and culture, is no stranger to Washington, D.C., routinely holding pub...

WATCH: The Secret to Bird Feeding (and Innovation Success)

Markus Giesler | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
Markus Giesler

In this ten-minute TEDx York University talk, I recall the simple yet eye-opening bird-feeding experiment that sparked ten years of innovation research to suggest a much-needed shift in our innovation thinking.

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

Mike Robbins | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

I recently gave a Tedx talk in which I reflected on what I've seen and learned over the past fifteen years - researching, writing, and speaking about ...

My Conversation With Simon Sinek (VIDEO)

2morrowknight | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
2morrowknight

By ourselves we can make a ripple in the pond and a difference in the world, but as TEDx legend Simon Sinek noted in his inspiring keynote at #Ulticonnect, "together we are remarkable."

A TED Talk for the Lost

Daniel Barabasi | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Daniel Barabasi

TEDxUND, unlike previous TEDx events I have attended, did not go over my head. I never felt intimidated by the people who sat next to me, my peers that I met during breaks, or the individuals honored onstage.

Going Against the Flow: Elisa Schreiber, Marketing Partner at Greylock Partners

Charu Sharma | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Charu Sharma

I have worked across non-profits, academia, technology and entertainment. No matter what the sector, I have found that the organizations who can effectively tell their story are the ones who can recruit the top talent.

Musician Jennifer Knapp's TEDx Talk About Being A Lesbian Christian

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.14.2015 | Religion

Grammy-nominated singer Jennifer Knapp spent years performing in front of crowds of people. She thought she’d outgrown her stage fright -- but it al...

Finding Happiness Through Unhappiness?

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Seth Adam Smith

The internet is filled to bursting with advice on how to be happy, but have you ever tried being unhappy? In this humorous and insightful TEDx talk, D...

Wanna Rock Your TEDx Talk? Follow Three Easy Rules

Greta Perel, Ph.D. | Posted 03.21.2015 | Business
Greta Perel, Ph.D.

Giving a TEDx talk? Fantastic! You must be thrilled/terrified/nauseous/overwhelmed! Certainly, there's a lot on your mind right now--your talk has a lot to live up to, and you're probably feeling the pressure. How are you going to get your message across? Is it going to be interesting? Where to start?

A TEDx Talk Celebrating Scientists and Exploring the Technological Future of Beauty

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 03.10.2015 | Impact
Zoltan Istvan

It also discusses the future of beauty as we progress into a more technologically advanced and digital world. Here's the condensed version of the second half of the speech.

World Mourns Outspoken Woman With Disability Who Declared, 'I'm Not Your Inspiration'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.09.2014 | Impact

Stella Young wasn’t here to make you feel warm and fuzzy inside. She made that perfectly clear. And by flat-out rejecting "inspiration porn," the...

My TEDx Talk Will Inspire You to Say Yes

Catriona Pollard | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

It's not about becoming louder, it's about becoming bolder. It's about being open to yes. Yes is magic. Yes is illuminating. Yes can open up opportunities you never even dreamed of. So I'll leave you with a question. What are you going to say yes to today?

An x Worth Spreading: My Stroll With Jay Herratti

Ebenezar Wikina | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
Ebenezar Wikina

"Whether it is an impact they made on one student who walked up to them, or the mayor of the town who took notice, each story holds a special place. I am most touched by how each organizer adds a local flavor and personal stamp to each event. "

Share This ALS Ted Talk The Same Way You Shared Your Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.20.2014 | Impact

When Pete Frates, 29, was diagnosed with ALS two years ago, he set one goal. The former D-1 college baseball player declared he would get this litt...

Love and Happiness

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline Giegerich

Source: Waffle House Facebook Page We're all searching for it. Some search with running shoes. Some with wine glasses. Some fire up online sites ...