Ideas worth watching
I've written before about how I'm trying to watch 1 TED talk a day to stay creative and pick up new ideas from new fields. I don't make it every morning, but I'm proud that I've watched 55 talks since October. ðŸ’ª
I also summarize the talks a little bit and started some kind of classification after a time by using emojis. This looks like this:
âï¸ - âï¸âï¸âï¸ â†’ â€œinterestingâ€ - â€œamazingâ€ (not every talk gets a star)
ðŸ˜® â†’ â€œwow,â€ mindblowing technology, etc
ðŸ˜‚ â†’ funny
ðŸ’• â†’ emotional
There are many, many great talks, but here are my 5 favorite ones so far:
Tim Urban: Inside the mind of a master procrastinator âï¸âï¸âï¸ðŸ˜‚
The person behind "Wait But Why" in a very funny talk about deadlines
Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity? âï¸âï¸âï¸ðŸ˜‚
Intelligence is diverse, dynamic, and distinct. Schools aren't built for this right now.
Andrew Solomon: Love, no matter what âï¸âï¸âï¸ðŸ’•
Children that are different are first not accepted by their parents. But then, parents grow to love them. Our differences make us closer.
Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are âï¸âï¸âï¸ðŸ˜®ðŸ’•
I'm actually doing the power poses described in this talk before every important pitch or meeting. "Don't fake it till you make it, fake it till you become it."
Derek Sivers: How to start a movement âï¸âï¸ðŸ˜‚
Very short but funny talk that uses an accidental flash mob to describe movements.
Do you have any TED talks you'd like to recommend? I'm curious!