TED: Paul Rulkens

This week’s TED Talk was filmed during the 2014 TEDxMaastricht that took place on October 13 in Maastricht (the Netherlands), under the general title of Possible. When it comes to high performance, the majority is always wrong. If the majority would be right, Lady Gaga/Lionel Messi/Brad Pitt (take your pick) would have been installed as world […]

TED: Amel Karboul

This week’s TED Talk was filmed during the 2017 TED@BCG that took place on October 4 in Milan (Italy), under the general title of Break the Mold. We are in the midst of a learning crisis, says Amel Karboul in her talk: globally, a quarter billion of the world’s children are out of school, and an additional […]

TED: Jacob Morgan

This week’s TED Talk was filmed during the 2017 TEDxAcademy that took place on September 30 in Athens (Greece), under the general title of Our Best Self. After graduating from college with honors and a dual Bachelors degree in economics and psychology, Jacob Morgan was excited to join the corporate world. He had dreams of one […]

TED: Augie Picado

This week’s TED Talk was filmed during the 2017 TED@UPS that took place on July 20 in Atlanta, GA, under the general title of What if? … and other questions that lead to big ideas. We’ve heard a lot of rhetoric lately suggesting that importers, like the US, are losing valuable manufacturing jobs to exporters like […]

TED: Adam Alter

This week’s TED Talk was filmed during the 2017 TED Conference that took place on April 24-28 in Vancouver, BC (Canada), under the general title of The Future You. Adam Alter’s talk was featured on the screen of TEDxMadrid this year (2017), but I had already watched it online -even if by accident. It is one […]

TED: Cal Newport

This week’s talk is a TEDxTalk filmed during the 2016 TEDxTysons that took place on September 19 in Tysons, VA, under the general title of Future Tense. We all have one or more social media accounts, right? Well, not all of us. In his talk, Cal Newport explains why he doesn’t -and why you shouldn’t, too (but before […]

TED: Luis Vargas

This week’s talk is a TEDxTalk filmed during the 2017 TEDxPortland that took place on April 15 in Portland, OR, under the general title of Spectrum. We live in a world of consumption. Before you buy your next item for your “man cave” or “she shed,” think again. In his talk, Luis Vargas defends that adventure and […]

TED: Lauren Singer

This week’s talk is a TEDxTalk filmed during the 2015 TEDxTeen that took place on May 16 in New York, NY, under the general title of Simply Irresistible. Imagine that you could put all the trash produced over a three-year period inside of a 16 oz. mason jar. That is exactly what Lauren Singer did and what […]

TED: Amal Kassir

This week’s talk is a TEDxTalk filmed during the 2016 TEDxMileHighWomen Event that took place on October 28 in Denver, CO, under the general title of It’s about time. They say that the shortest distance between two people is a story. In her talk, Amal Kassir elaborates on that to add that the greatest distance you can travel in […]

TED: Ann Makosinski

This week’s talk is a TEDxTalk filmed during the 2016 TEDxTeen Event that took place on January 16 in London, UK, under the general title of Untapped. Imagine all the things you can do… off of your phone. That is the premise for Ann Makosinski’s talk, that she delivered when she was 18 years old: Ann went […]