The author of Practical Wisdom’s TED talk
When we think about doing something to make a positive change or to be helpful, it’s nice, but it doesn’t make a difference. It doesn’t really matter what the thing is that we do, it could be shoveling snow from a neighbor’s walkway or starting an afterschool program for at risk kids. It’s the doing that matters. It’s also more important to finish something small than to leave something significant incomplete. It’s what Seth Godin calls “shipping.”Read More
The League of Extraordinary Dancers performance at the February 2010 TED is the most amazing performance I’ve ever seen. Have you ever watched the TED videos? How about the performances? I’ve overlooked the performances until last week. I recently stumbled upon The LXD (League of Extraordinary Dancers) performance at this year’s TED. LXD is an example of taking optimal experience to its outer limits. These dancers are fully engaged in their art, they have to be extremely dedicated to develop this level of skill.Read More
Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi's TED Presentation on creativity, fulfillment and flow. Author of "Flow, The Psychology of optimal experience"