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A word from our sponsors...

A word from our sponsors...

05 November 2016

Like all TEDx events, we’re hugely reliant on the support of our partners. Without their financial and practical help we simply wouldn’t be able to put on our event! So we thought we’d ask them to share their favourite TED Talk and their reasons for getting involved this year. Here’s what a few of them had to say… Phil Sanger, Vault IP My favourite has to be: ‘What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness’. This talk describes a 75-year long study into human...

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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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