Posts Tagged “TED”

Sir Ken Robinson’s latest TED talk about educational reform.  Get a coffee and spend 17 minutes being inspired.

And if ‘education’ isn’t your thing… substitute it with ‘church’.



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I’d like to hear Gordon Brown speak like this more often.  The biggest criticism of him is that he doesn’t communicate well and that he has no vision.  If this is anything to go by then he has plenty vision and his communication skills aren’t bad either.  But then foreign policy doesn’t seem to win (or lose) elections!

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I’ve raved about Godin’s book Tribes before and spoken about it in a double header on the Something Beautiful Podcast (part 1 and part 2).  Here’s his TED talk about what tribes are and why they matter…



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Patrick Awuah makes a passionate case for why a liberal arts education is vital to help educate leaders in Ghana.

I think his idea is transferable.  Here in Scotland there are now far too many courses around these days that teach you how to do one thing in one way.  They don’t teach you how to think, to problem solve or to create.  That works if the thing you are trained to do never changes.  But that’s not life as we know it.

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Chris Abani’s amazing, moving and inspiring TED talk, Stories of Humanity.

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