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How To Read a Book a Week | Jim Kwik

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How do you read one book a week? Leaders are readers. The challenge is, the average person reads about two books a year, but the average CEO reads about four to six books a month. So, how do you get to this point where you’re getting to one book a week? One of the reasons […]

Speed Learning: Learn In Half The Time | Jim Kwik

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How do you learn a subject or skill in half the time? Let’s do this together. I want you to right now think of a subject or skill that you just want to learn fast. You want to learn it rapidly at an accelerate rate. You want to learn faster so you can achieve faster. […]

Designing Your Life | Bill Burnett | TEDxStanford

Designing Your Life | Bill Burnett | TEDxStanford

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Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner Hello, everyone. I’m here to help you design your life. We’re going to use the technique of design thinking. Design thinking is something we’ve been working on at the d.School and in the School of Engineering for over 50 years, and it’s an innovation methodology, works on products, works […]

How education helped me rewrite my life | Ashweetha Shetty

How education helped me rewrite my life | Ashweetha Shetty

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I was eight years old. I remember that day clearly like it happened just yesterday. My mother is a bidi roller. She hand-rolls country cigarettes to sustain our family. She is a hard worker and spent 10 to 12 hours every day rolling bidis. That particular day she came home and showed me her bidi-rolling […]

Making Education Accessible to Deaf Children | Nyle DiMarco | TEDxKlagenfurt

Making Education Accessible to Deaf Children | Nyle DiMarco | TEDxKlagenfurt

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Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Ellen Maloney I’d like to tell you a story. When I was 24, I found myself living in a small beach town by the name of Naples, Florida. I was looking for something new. I was 24. I’m 29 now. And in that small coastal town, I was the only Deaf […]

Why you should make useless things | Simone Giertz

Why you should make useless things | Simone Giertz

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Hello. My name is Simone. You know how people tell you if you get nervous when onstage, picture people in the audience naked? Like it’s this thing that’s supposed to make you feel better. But I was thinking — picturing all of you naked in 2018 feels kind of weird and wrong. Like, we’re working […]

Inclusive education: a way to think differently about difference | Peter Walker | TEDxAdelaide

Inclusive education: a way to think differently about difference | Peter Walker | TEDxAdelaide

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Translator: Peter Walker Reviewer: Leonardo Silva Your business is doing well. So much so that you decide to advertise for a new position. The applications start coming in and they’re looking good. As you’re going through the short-listing process, flicking through the CVs, you notice something on one of the applications that you hadn’t noticed […]

To find work you love, don’t follow your passion | Benjamin Todd | TEDxYouth@Tallinn

To find work you love, don’t follow your passion | Benjamin Todd | [email protected]

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Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Ivana Korom When I graduated from university, I didn’t know what career I wanted to choose. I had a lot of interests, but which interest should I pursue and try and turn into a job? So, back then, I was really interested in martial arts. Here’s me. But I didn’t want […]

Why your major will never matter | Megan Schwab | TEDxFSU

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Translator: Vivian Chen Reviewer: Irina Zayats So, we’ve been made a lot of promises as a generation. One of the very first promises we hear, and for many of us, the very first experience we have with the idea of career planning, is the promise that you can be anything that you want to be […]

Thoughts on humanity, fame and love | Shah Rukh Khan

Thoughts on humanity, fame and love | Shah Rukh Khan

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Namaskar. I’m a movie star, I’m 51 years of age, and I don’t use Botox as yet. (Laughter) So I’m clean, but I do behave like you saw like a 21-year-old in my movies. Yeah, I do that. I sell dreams, and I peddle love to millions of people back home in India who assume […]