These 10 Most Interesting TED Talks will blow your mind
TED talks is a place to learn, hear and see what the experts have to say. It offers deep thoughts, incredible speeches from so many interesting areas – tech, statistics, education, environment and culture. Whenever I get time, I watch some recent talks on TED.com. (You should too…)
In today’s post, I have collected 10 most interesting TED talks ever since 2006 to 2014 that you should watch today. In no particular order, here is my collection of TED talks:
1. The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology – Pranav Mistry
At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper “laptop.”
2. How great leaders inspire action? – Simon Sinek
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”
3. How schools kill creativity? – Ken Robinson
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
4. The puzzle of motivation – Dan Pink
Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward.
5. 10 things you didn’t know about orgasm – Mary Roach
Mary Roach delves into obscure scientific research, some of it centuries old, to make 10 surprising claims about sexual climax, ranging from the bizarre to the hilarious. (Viewer discretion advised.)
6. The surprising science of happiness – Dan Gilbert
Dan Gilbert, author of “Stumbling on Happiness,” challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our “psychological immune system” lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned.
7. How to live before you die? – Steve Jobs
One of the greatest leader and entrepreneur of our times, late Mr. Steve Jobs, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks – including death itself.
8. How to spot a liar? – Pamela Meyer
On any given day we’re lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lies can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer shows the manners and “hotspots” used by those trained to recognize deception — and she argues honesty is a value worth preserving.
9. Why we do what we do – Tony Robbins
Tony Robbins discusses the “invisible forces” that motivate everyone.
10. The power of introverts – Susan Cain
In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.
It is my belief that once you watch a couple of TED talks you will hooked on to it because of the deep insights these experts provide on the related subjects. I would say instead of killing time on YouTube, better watch TED talks. TED is available on almost every platform – Android, iPhone, iTunes and even Netflix now has TED talks section.
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