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10 Best Ted Talks From The Minds Of Random Geniuses

Reggie Watts turns TED on its head. Photo: Courtesy of James Duncan Davidson/TED.<p>TED spells the end of boring conversation. If ever you find yourself …

The 20 Most Inspiring TED Talks for Architects

Are you feeling short on inspiration today? For a jump-start, try watching one of these twenty TED Talks – a follow-up to last year's post "The 10 …

TED Talk: ‘Vagabond Photojournalist’ Kitra Cahana on the Homeless and Hidden

What is ‘freedom’? This seems to be one of the main questions at the center of photojournalist Kitra Cahana’s recent TED Talk in which she tells the …

‘How I Started Writing Songs Again’, A TED Talk by Sting About How He Overcame Writer’s Block by Returning Home

In his TED Talk, “How I Started Writing Songs Again,” former Police frontman Sting discusses how returning to his hometown of Wallsend in the …

Readers Poll of the 20 Best TED Talks

we asked our readers to submit their picks for the 20 most informative, provocative, and inspiring TED Talks.<p>With more than 1,600 online videos that collectively have over a billion views, the world of TED Talks can be overwhelming to the uninitiated. To help, we asked our readers to submit their …

How to Give a TED talk: What Ken Robinson, Dan Pink and Elizabeth Gilbert can Teach You about Humor in Public Speaking

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Public Speaking

Talk Like TED: 3 Unbreakable Laws of Communication

Ideas are the currency of the 21st century. Ideas - persuasively delivered - can inspire people, astonish them and change their lives. This slideshow explores the three laws of communication, breaking down the book Talk Like TED; The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds into three …

Why This Woman's TED Talk Had Our Entire Office Buzzing

Last week, after watching Dr. Meg Jay's TED Talk, "Why 30 Is Not The New 20," where she outlined reasons why women need to do better in their 20s, …

RIP Felix Dennis, Master of the Boozy TED Talk

The time he read his poetry about booze and cocaine to the techie crowd.<p><b>Felix Dennis died</b> at the age of 67 Sunday after a long battle with throat cancer, but he left a great mark on the world. Dennis created and published numerous titles like <i>Maxim</i> and <i>The Week</i>, and his contributions to the magazine …

TED Talks

Top 5 TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Those who know me know I’m rapidly becoming a fan of TED presentations, not only as the embodiment of “ideas worth sharing,” but as a format for presentation that would benefit every entrepreneur. Be sure to check out my prior article on fellow contributor Carmine Gallo and his book <i>Talk like TED</i> …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

TED Talk Parodies Are Now Lamer than TED Talks

We already know the TED Talk tropes, from the aggro-dudes, to the overly maudlin family stories, and the form just endures. Rehashing what's wrong with the lame ones is a waste of everyone's time.<p><i>Photos by the author</i><p>It has come to my attention that a new phrase has entered the Hollywood lexicon: …