Interesting Stuff

TED/x Talks:

Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability. Sociologist Brené Brown at TEDxHouston shares her extensive research on human vulnerability and how it actually makes us stronger.

Steve Jobs: How to live before you die.  Stanford University Commencement 2005.

Jill Bolte Taylor’s stroke of insight.  “How many brain scientists have been able to study the brain from the inside out? I’ve gotten as much out of this experience of losing my left mind as I have in my entire academic career.”–Jill Bolte Taylor

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action.  Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers …

Barry Swartz:  Loss of our Wisdom.  The link between economics and psychology.  Morals & wisdom vs. incentives.

New Method of Education: The Khan Academy.  Bill Gates introduces Salman Khan and the Khan Academy.

Dr. Manu Aluli Meyer.  Every now and then we have an Aha! moment where the purpose of life and the meanings in the universe seem to align. Manu Meyer has one of these moments and in this video, she hands us the seed, the kernel, the ‘aloha’ of that moment. We are all individuals, and yet, we are all one. We must separate the knowledge we learn in schools from the knowledge that we all share in our combined historic experiences. Please join her and share in this introduction to that ‘Aloha’ moment.

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