Tell Me How You Make Toast

Got a Problem? Tell Me How You Make Toast

Tom Wujec  reveals unexpected truths about how we can solve our biggest problems at work by asking people to “first, tell me how you make toast.” Tom Wujec, a Fellow at Autodesk, explores how you can tackle big problems with creative problem solving. In his Ted Live video “Got a Wicked Problem? First, Tell Me How…

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Our Unhealthy Obsession with Choice

Our Unhealthy Obsession with Choice

Renata Salecl is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law at the University of Ljubljana, and holds a professorship at Birkbeck College, University of London, studying the effect choice has in our lives and whether or not it is an unhealthy obsession. In her TED video, “Our Unhealthy Obsession with Choice,” Renata explores the…

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Beware of Online Filter Bubbles

Beware of Online Filter Bubbles

Eli Pariser, author of the book, The Filter Bubble, discusses how information on the Internet is not as balanced as we think and how online filter bubbles affect us all. In his recent video for TED Talk, Eli explores how search results can be affected by online filter bubbles with filters based on a person’s interests and commonalities…

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Abha Dawesar on Life in the "Digital Now"

Abha Dawesar on Life in the “Digital Now”

Abha Dawesar is an award winning novelist and artist, who lives in the “digital now.” In her TED Talk video, Abha Dawesar explains her theory about how life is developed through time and experiences. She believes that technology has interrupted the flow of time and the gap between what we perceive and what we can measure is…

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Kelly McGonigal on How to Make Stress Your Friend

Kelly McGonigal on How to Make Stress Your Friend

Kelly McGonigal is a health psychologist at Stanford University. In her recent video for TED Global, Kelly McGonigal talks about how people cope with stress. Previously, Kelly focused on the negative side effects that stress can have on your body. Now, Kelly suggests that changing your opinion and focusing on the upsides of stress can…

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Matt Cutts Says Try Something New for 30 Days

Matt Cutts Says Try Something New for 30 Days

Matt Cutts is an engineer for Google and wants you to try something new. In his video for TED Talks, Matt Cutts dares viewers to step outside of their comfort zones and try something new for thirty consecutive days. Matt suggests that adding and subtracting habits is a great way to escape that feeling of being…

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Importance of Thought Leadership

The Importance of Thought Leadership & Your Brand

Behind every great brand is a thought leader blazing a new trail. The importance of thought leadership has grown and it has quickly become another ‘must do’ for companies looking to differentiate themselves from the competition. The internet is saturated with all types of content these days… from crazy dog dance videos promoting new causes…

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Johanna Blakley on Social Media & the End of Gender

Johanna Blakley on Social Media and the End of Gender

Johanna Blakley, Director of the Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California, believes social media is eliminating gender stereotypes. In the past, media companies segmented markets based on demographics. Today, social media enables advertisers to better target consumers based on specifics likes and interests. In her TED Talk, Johanna Blakley believes these commonalities are much…

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David Kelley TED Talk on Creative Confidence

David Kelley on How to Build Your Creative Confidence

David Kelley is an accomplished designer and a dedicated public speaker. Over the course of his career, David Kelley has created the first mouse, the first Treo, the thumbs up/thumbs down button on your Tivo’s remote control, among other things. In his video for TED Global, David discusses his theory on how to build your creative…

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Juan Enriquez and Online Life

Juan Enriquez and Online Life

Juan Enriquez is an author and the founding director of the Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project. He is currently the Chair and CEO of Biotechonomy. By now we’ve all been told to “be careful what you put on the internet.” What if everything you put online was so permanent it couldn’t be removed? In Juan Enriquez’s recent video…

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Technology of Touch

Technology of Touch

Engineer Katherine Kuchenbecker discusses the interactive technology of touch, or haptics. In her TED Global video, Katherine Kuchenbecker explains how the technology of touch can make you feel things that aren’t really there. Watch the full video Parallel Interactive is a best-in-class digital marketing agency, San Diego-based, representing regional and national brands. We know what it takes to transform ordinary…

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Wingham Rowan on a New Kind of Job Market

Wingham Rowan on a New Kind of Job Market

Wingman Rowan, Project Director of Slivers-of-TimeWorking, discusses technology for business to provide a more flexible schedule in his video for TEDGlobal.

The need for a more flexible work schedule is becoming more prevalent.

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