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13 minutes

Why Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength

Why do we feel embarrassed to ask for help? The wonderful (and hilarious) TED Speaker Michele L. Sullivan helps us reframe our perspective on asking for help, and how it all starts with having a little more compassion!

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15 minutes

The Gift in 100 Days of Rejection

If you love TED Talks, you will enjoy this one! We can all connect with Jia Jiang’s story, and then he turns the topic of rejection into terrific humor and great insight!

8 minutes

How to Suddenly Thrive from Listening Better

What if one day we all woke up and recognized the potential of listening better? What would dinner conversation, the news, science, and politics look like if we listened to understand, not to get ready to make our next point?

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8 minutes

Breakfast at Giraffe Manor

You get a wonderful appreciation of the size of a giraffe when their head is in your cereal bowl. Here’s the marvelous story of Kenya’s Giraffe Manor.

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33 minutes

Finding the “Yes!” in “NO!

What if we had some secrets for negotiation that could get better outcomes for everyone. Here’s one of the top negotiators in the world, sharing the fundamental tips!

28 minutes

Amateurs Making Our Lives Better: Planning 2017

People who have changed the world often started out as complete amateurs. Some of their stories are absolutely fabulous! Let’s give this whole “trying new things” some thought through the lens of remarkable amateurs.

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10 minutes

The Wild Potential of Embracing Our Limitations

What if embraced our limitations? What possibilities might we discover if we just owned them and let them force us to get creative. We might actually find possibilities we would never have discovered. Take a look at how remarkable this mindset can be!

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9 minutes

When No Is Not an Answer

What if you know your calling, and in the face of overwhelming rejection, you decide that failure is not an option. Here’s what can happen…

10 minutes

The Cutting Edge Cafe of 1995

What did using the web in public look like 20 years ago? Here’s the story of the hippest internet cafe of 1995! It’s an amazing look at how far we’ve come.

22 minutes

The Surprising Science of Happiness

In today’s featured TED Talk, Dan Gilbert looks at the science of happiness and give us an insight we might use every day to create our own sense of joy, even when outcomes don’t go our way. Take a look!