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David Puttnam: What happens when the media’s priority is profit?

David Puttnam: What happens when the media’s priority is profit?

I’d like to start, if I may, with the story of the Paisley snail. On the evening of the 26th of August, 1928, May Donoghue took a train from Glasgow to the town of Paisley, seven miles east…

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Want to be happy? Be grateful | David Steindl-Rast

Want to be happy? Be grateful | David Steindl-Rast

There is something you know about me, something very personal, and there is something I know about every one of you and that’s very central to your concerns. There is something that we know about everyone we meet…

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How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

I have a confession to make. But first, I want you to make a little confession to me. In the past year, I want you to just raise your hand if you’ve experienced relatively little stress. Anyone? How…

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Sheryl Sandberg: So we leaned in … now what?

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Pat Mitchell: Your first time back on the TEDWomen stage. Sheryl Sandberg: First time back. Nice to see everyone. It’s always so nice to look out and see so many women. It’s so not my regular experience, as…

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The art of misdirection | Apollo Robbins

The art of misdirection | Apollo Robbins

Do you think it’s possible to control someone’s attention? Even more than that, what about predicting human behavior? I think those are interesting ideas. For me, that would be the perfect superpower, actually kind of an evil way…

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Michael Porter: Why business can be good at solving social problems

Michael Porter: Why business can be good at solving social problems

I think we’re all aware that the world today is full of problems. We’ve been hearing them today and yesterday and every day for decades. Serious problems, big problems, pressing problems. Poor nutrition, access to water, climate change,…

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