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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 12.04.2014 | 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 11.24.2014 | 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 11.17.2014 | 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 ...

10 Ways To Be 'Disruptive' In The Right Way

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.11.2014 | Teen

Being disruptive will almost certainly earn you a detention in high school, but being the right kind of disruptive might just earn you major success i...

A TEDx Talk on Beauty and Life Extension Science

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 11.07.2014 | Impact
Zoltan Istvan

What is happening to our species is we are becoming far more than just human. All around us incredible advances in technology are changing and improving us.

How to Land a TEDx Talk

Ashley Stahl | Posted 11.03.2014 | Impact
Ashley Stahl

When I stepped onstage at TEDxBerkeley, the bright lights momentarily blinded me from seeing the audience of 2,000. Like so many other people, I had dreamed of this opportunity for years but wasn't sure if it would ever become a reality.

Memories of Challenger Ignited by Antares Explosion

Olympia LePoint | Posted 10.29.2014 | Science
Olympia LePoint

As I watched yesterday's Orbital Sciences rocket explosion, unpleasant memories entered my mind.

The Next Time You Don't Get What You Want, It Might Be Just What You Need Most

Gideon Amichay | Posted 12.23.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Gideon Amichay

Where does the drive to succeed come from? I've realized that drive can come from surprising places. In my case, the drive that motivates me was born out of the first time I didn't get something I really, really, really wanted.

TEDxPortHarcourt 2014: Now We Know Where We Are

Ebenezar Wikina | Posted 12.21.2014 | Impact
Ebenezar Wikina

Where Are We? That's the question close to 300 minds gathered to answer on 11 October 2014, at The Dome, Peter Odili Road, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. ...

Going Against the Flow: Vivienne Harr of Make a Stand

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.20.2014 | Technology
Charu Sharma

When Vivienne Harr, Chief Inspiration Officer at Stand, was eight years old, she saw a photo of two boys, her age, from Nepal living in modern-day slavery. She said: "Compassion is not compassion without action."

TED's Chris Anderson

Ann Paisley Chandler | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact
Ann Paisley Chandler

Chris Anderson is the curator of the TED Conference, a conference that explores the power of ideas to make a difference in the world. Anderson was ...

Breaking Digital Firewalls: Walid Al-Saqaf's Circumvention Ph.D.

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.10.2014 | Technology
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's unusual to write about Ph.D. dissertations, but when the topic deals with digital firewalls and Internet censorship, it's an attention grabber in an era of disclosures on surveillance by countless governments.

#EdJourney: Producing a Culture of Education Innovation

Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D | Posted 12.05.2014 | Education
Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D

In the fall of 2012, a man left his wife and home for 3 months, to travel across the country in his Prius, and visit more than 60 schools. He was int...

"Normal" Is a Dryer Setting: We're All More Alike Than We Are Different

Debra Jenkins | Posted 11.30.2014 | Impact
Debra Jenkins

I was honored to be a presenter at TEDxHuntsville on September 7 and am thrilled that the video of my talk has now been posted.

3 Tips to Become an Exceptional Public Speaker

Todd Kashdan | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Todd Kashdan

There is a narrative arc to a well-told story. The audience needs to be invested in the main characters. They need clues about who someone is to care about what happens to them.

3 Steps To Connect To Your Life Purpose

Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD

There is no expert or self-help guru who will give you the answers to your life purpose. The answers you seek are within you. Mindful living will guide you to that place deep within you. When you reach that path of your purpose, you will look back and realize that you are exactly where you are suppose to be right now.

TEDx 101: Intro to TEDxMaui

Stephen Henry Fox | Posted 11.10.2014 | Hawaii
Stephen Henry Fox

TEDx Maui is nonprofit in the truest sense. No salaries are paid, and nobody is squirreling away bank from the process. Ticket prices go to paying for the MACC venue and to lunch and coffee along the way.

My TEDx Talk: How to Create a Successful Social Enterprise

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 10.07.2014 | Small Business
Marquis Cabrera

After months of organizing and gathering my thoughts, I developed the B.I.B. methodology, which underlines the success of most social enterprises.

It's Our Brains That Need Fixing -- Not Our Bodies

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.01.2014 | Women

"We put our life on hold, we stunt it, because of our bodies." That's the startling truth blogger and speaker Jes Baker shared in a May 2014 TEDx t...

Can Music Save Lives?

Ronna Kaplan, M.A. | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Ronna Kaplan, M.A.

Can music save lives? Listen to and watch professional pianist, composer, author, and American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) artist spokesperson ...

Breaking Bad in Bavaria

Laura Skandera Trombley | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Laura Skandera Trombley

The best preparation I ever had for becoming a college president wasn't the Harvard IEM seminar or the administrative program at Cornell. It was breaking my ankle in Bavaria.

WATCH: Reprogramming Your Brain to Overcome Fear

Olympia LePoint | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Olympia LePoint

How would you face the world if your face was disfigured? I had to answer this question while looking into the mirror at my own face cut open.

My TEDx Talk: Reality Reconciles Science and Religion

Rev. Michael Dowd | Posted 08.20.2014 | Religion
Rev. Michael Dowd

Reality is my God and evidence is my scripture. Big history is my creation story and ecology is my theology. Integrity is my salvation and ensuring a just and healthy future, not just for humanity but for the entire body of life, is my mission.