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Can living ‘on the edge’ transform society and future generations?

Can living ‘on the edge’ transform society and future generations?

27 October 2016

Do you have a dream inside of you? A desire to do something a bit crazy or risky? Run a marathon, start a business or write a book? But you stop yourself because that little voice says you can’t do it? And if you didn’t succeed you’d have to deal with feelings of rejection, failure or judgment from others? So what happens? You put it off. Carry on as you were. Fantasise about this other life. Thing is – if you want to feel fulfilled you have to move outside your comfort zone and forget the...

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5 TED Talks on ripping up the rule book

5 TED Talks on ripping up the rule book

16 October 2016

Trying to pick our five favourite TED Talks on ‘ripping up the rule book’ was always going to prove a challenge: the very nature of TED means that so many of them are about stepping outside our comfort zones and challenging the status quo. So instead we’ve found five playlists that fit the brief and have then highlighted one of the talks within each of them. If you like that one, chances are you’ll enjoy the rest within that list. We’ve also deliberately selected various talk lengths. So hopefully...

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Life after TEDx: from speaker to curator

Life after TEDx: from speaker to curator

09 October 2016

We’re thrilled that one of last year’s speakers – Natalie Griffith, CEO of Press Space – joined the speaker curation team for this year’s event. And so we thought we’d ask her a few questions about her ‘journey’, along with her top tips for those following in her footsteps. Are you a big TED fan? Which are your favourite talks? Yes – I’ve always loved TED Talks, and recently I’ve got really into the TED Radio Hour podcast too. It’s an hour-long show that’s...

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