Tag: TED

Build a tower, build a team | Tom Wujec

Build a tower, build a team | Tom Wujec

Several years ago here at TED, Peter Skillman introduced a design challenge called the marshmallow challenge. And the idea’s pretty simple: Teams of four have to build the tallest free-standing structure out of 20 sticks of spaghetti, one…

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Creating ethical cultures in business: Brooke Deterline at TEDxPresidio

Creating ethical cultures in business: Brooke Deterline at TEDxPresidio

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Maricene Crus So I got an e-mail last week from the conference organizer; it said, “Good news! You’re going after Van Jones.” (Laughter) I thought, “In whose alternate universe is it a good thing…

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How to find and do work you love | Scott Dinsmore | TEDxGoldenGatePark (2D)

How to find and do work you love | Scott Dinsmore | TEDxGoldenGatePark (2D)

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Ivana Korom Wow, what an honor. I always wondered what this would feel like. So eight years ago, I got the worst career advice of my life. I had a friend tell me, “Don’t…

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Inspiring the next generation of female engineers | Debbie Sterling | TEDxPSU

Inspiring the next generation of female engineers | Debbie Sterling | TEDxPSU

Translator: Moe Shoji Reviewer: Ivana Korom I’d like you all to close your eyes. Closed? Okay. Now, you can’t see me right now, but I’m actually riding a unicycle, juggling hundreds of balls. (Laughter) No, keep your eyes…

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Building a dinosaur from a chicken | Jack Horner

Building a dinosaur from a chicken | Jack Horner

When I was growing up in Montana, I had two dreams. I wanted to be a paleontologist, a dinosaur paleontologist, and I wanted to have a pet dinosaur. And so that’s what I’ve been striving for all of…

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Philip Evans: How data will transform business

Philip Evans: How data will transform business

I’m going to talk a little bit about strategy and its relationship with technology. We tend to think of business strategy as being a rather abstract body of essentially economic thought, perhaps rather timeless. I’m going to argue…

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: How to help Africa? Do business there

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: How to help Africa? Do business there

Thank you very much, Chris. Everybody who came up here said they were scared. I don’t know if I’m scared, but this is my first time of addressing an audience like this. And I don’t have any smart…

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Your body language may shape who you are | Amy Cuddy

Your body language may shape who you are | Amy Cuddy

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast So I want to start by offering you a free no-tech life hack, and all it requires of you is this: that you change your posture for two minutes. But before I…

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What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast The writer George Eliot cautioned us that, among all forms of mistake, prophesy is the most gratuitous. The person that we would all acknowledge as her 20th-century counterpart, Yogi Berra, agreed. He…

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How cooperative businesses can answer tough business challenges: Julia Hutchins at TEDxMileHigh

How cooperative businesses can answer tough business challenges: Julia Hutchins at TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Ellen Maloney Wow, it’s great to see so many people here especially for a topic like health insurance. Very riveting. (Laughter) I thought I’d start by talking about the history of the co-payment, and…

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