Known worldwide for her courage and clarity, Christiane Amanpour has spent the past three decades interviewing business, cultural and political leaders who have shaped history. In conversation with TED Curator Chris Anderson, Amanpour discusses fake news, objectivity in journalism, the leadership vacuum in global politics and more, sharing her wisdom along the way. “Be careful… Continue reading Christiane Amanpour: How to seek the truth in the era of fake news
Who we are and what we do are results of our choices. Sometimes choosing can be overwhelming, by going for something we deny ourselves the other option and that can be perceived as detrimental. We have all the freedom in the world, but what we do with it defines us and leads to success or… Continue reading The freedom of choice
Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn’t make sense, but he’s never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window — and encourages… Continue reading Tim Urban: Inside the mind of a master procrastinator
Success comes from the opportunities we create for ourselves. It isn’t external, and it is defined by each of us. When we stop trying to meet society’s expectations about success, that’s when we stand a chance of achieving it. How would you define success?
One way or another, we all procrastinate. There are 2 kinds of procrastination: the “life came in the way” kind, and the “I’m just making excuses” way. I’ve been through both, and what I realized was that it only depended on me. If I wanted to stop feeling overwhelmed and go further, I needed to… Continue reading How I turned procrastination into productivity & you can, too
I read somewhere that you should act as soon as you get a thought. Because if you don’t do it in the first 10 seconds, your brain starts to find excuses on why you shouldn’t take that action. We tend to postpone or procrastinate a lot in our personal and professional lives. We are always… Continue reading What am I waiting for?
Each year, one in seven large corporations commits fraud. Why? To find out, Alexander Wagner takes us inside the economics, ethics and psychology of doing the right thing. Join him for an introspective journey down the slippery slopes of deception as he helps us understand why people behave the way they do. “The idea I… Continue reading Alexander Wagner: What really motivates people to be honest in business