10 must watch TED Talks

TED talks can be moving,inspiring or just plain down awesome.

While TED has an almost endless array of a topics, here are 10 TED talks you must watch:

10.  Mother Nature has nurtured humankind since forever, is it now time that we mother nature? In this visually striking TED talk Neri Oxman talks about what the future holds for us with an increased understanding of how our world works on a sub-molecular level.

9. Simon Sinek in his insightful TED Talk  talks about a has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership — starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” and how this has been the approach behind  Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers and have led them to success in their own fields.

8. Talking yet not being able to keep your audience and keep your audience engaged is the something no one would want to experience. Julian Treasure, a sound expert in his useful talk demonstrates the how-to’s of powerful speaking — from vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy. 

7. Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity

6. What do you want to be when you grow up? Well, if you’re not sure you want to do just one thing for the rest of your life, you’re not alone. In this illuminating talk, writer and artist Emilie Wapnick describes the kind of people she calls “multipotentialites” — who have a range of interests and jobs over one lifetime. Are you one?

5. “Eat, Pray, Love” author Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius.

4.  The visionary entrepreneur Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED’s Head Curator, Chris Anderson.

3. We believe that we should work hard and achieve success to become happy, but could that be backwards? In this hilarious TED talk psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.

2.  We all know that body language affects how others see us, but it’s hidden power may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy in her endearing TED talk talks about how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success.

1.  Sir Ken Robinson in his entertaining and profoundly moving talk makes a case for creating an education system that nurtures  creativity instead of suppressing it .

This September 24th in the Nizami city of Hyderabad, The TEDxHyderabad team brings you its flagship event titled “DO” .Grab the chance to attend a TEDx event, apply now @ www.tedxhyderabad.com

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