When my colleague Jacquie Hampton challenged me to come up with my Top Ten TED talks, in response to her recent blog post, I knew it would be difficult to come up with just ten. It took some time but what a good excuse to revisit some old favourites! Here they are, in no particular order: Brené Brown - Listening to Shame https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_listening_to_shame Sir Ken Robinson - Do Schools Kill Creativity? https://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_
My colleague Jacquie Hampton recently sent me her Top Ten TED Talks, along with the challenge to respond with my own favourites. I'll post my own shortly but, in the meantime, here is Jacquie's inspiring list. Suffice to say, there are several of my own most-watched TED talks below. Jacquie writes... I am a big fan of TED talks and so it seems are a lot of other people. The links below will take you to the ten TeD talks that have had the biggest impact on me over the years.
Nothing stays the same…. Ever. One of the two certainties in life. We get older, our goals and ambitions alter, we face divorces, bereavements and loss, retirement, our environments change, our careers move on or stop, and our children leave home. So what happens when the world tips on its axis, and everything we thought and knew changes. What do we do next? We have to keep up, we cannot stand still or we get stuck and ultimately we get left behind. Survival of the fit
October is here and with it comes a change of season. I’m the first to admit that autumn has never been my favourite time of year, with its darker mornings, shorter days and the knowledge that the cold of winter is only a few weeks away. This is in contrast to the more upbeat, positive mood I tend to experience just a month earlier as the summer draws to an end and we move into September. Some cultures even have a word for this time of year, making of it an annual ritual; t