The strongest leaders get that it's not about them. It's about the others. Whether you call them "first followers" or "front line," leadership is about inspiring and enabling others to do their absolute best together to realize a meaningful and rewarding shared purpose.
New York City is the world's ultimate example of a civilization with innumerable moving parts operating in sync. With Twitter, Jack Dorsey created a virtual space that facilitates the same kind of systemic harmony, on a global scale
TEDx is an independently organized TED event that focuses on the community it is organized in. At Carnegie Mellon University, we have our own TEDxCMU, only four years old on Sunday March 3rd, and organized entirely by a student board.
The ecosystem of an educational institution has the capacity to create change, provided we give a platform where ideas can nourish and flourish. By student sourcing global development, we will match the toughest problems with our most prized resource of all: creativity.
It seems to me that psychologists are beginning to better understand human creativity, and that engineers are beginning to learn to program it into computers. Perhaps the next great generation of artists will be made of silicon.
By 2050, we need to figure out how to not only feed but also nourish the three billion new people who will be joining the seven billion of us who are already here on the planet. And we need to figure out how to do this as effectively, ethically and as environmentally sensibly as possible.
After TEDx Malibu 2012: Living Out Loud=LOL, I am filled with newness, inspiration, excited "to do" in life and make a difference. Here are some moments of truth and quotes of wisdom from a cast of TEDxMalibu 2012:Living Out Loud=LOL.
This TED conference was an exhilarating exercise in thinking differently -- asking new questions, hearing answers to questions you didn't know you had, exploring new possibilities. That is what innovation is all about.
The time is now for women's natural collaborative leadership style to be valued. As the 21st Century unfolds, the challenge is on for women to value our differences, raise our voices, be our authentic selves and dare to lead.
Many of us have seen TED videos and I have always been moved by the information, the power, intelligence and interesting ideas that entertain and inspire out-of-the-box thinkers. TEDxMalibu will explore what "Living out Loud" means.