TEDxStHelier Update 19Aug13 – Must Watch TED Talks

TEDxStHelier will be in Spring 2014, and we will shortly be looking for sponsors for the non-profit event. This is unlike anything that has been to Jersey before. TED is not about business or product promotion, nor a forum for motivational speakers but is a global platform for ideas which shape our world.

Below are some of our favourite TED talks. Tell us what your favourite TED talk is, and why. It would be interesting to see which of the TED ideas we could implement locally

1. Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of success, ,http://www.ted.com/talks/alain_de_botton_a_kinder_gentler_philosophy_of_success.html

2. Allan Savory: How to fight desertification and reverse climate change, ,http://www.ted.com/talks/allan_savory_how_to_green_the_world_s_deserts_and_reverse_climate_change.html

3. Barry Schwartz: The paradox of choice, ,http://www.ted.com/talks/barry_schwartz_on_the_paradox_of_choice.html

4. Bjorn Lomborg: Global priorities bigger than climate change, ,http://www.ted.com/talks/bjorn_lomborg_sets_global_priorities.html

5. Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong, ,http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pallotta_the_way_we_think_about_charity_is_dead_wrong.html

6. Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation, ,http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pink_on_motivation.html

7. Derek Sivers: How to start a movement, ,http://www.ted.com/talks/derek_sivers_how_to_start_a_movement.html

8. Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius, ,http://www.ted.com/talks/elizabeth_gilbert_on_genius.html

9. Emily Oster flips our thinking on AIDS in Africa, ,http://www.ted.com/talks/emily_oster_flips_our_thinking_on_aids_in_africa.html

10. Michael Shermer: Why people believe weird things, ,http://www.ted.com/talks/michael_shermer_on_believing_strange_things.html

11. My Year of TED, ,http://blog.ted.com/2013/03/27/my-year-of-ted-how-54-talks-changed-a-life/

12. Seth Godin: How to get your ideas to spread, ,http://www.ted.com/talks/seth_godin_on_sliced_bread.html

We will be using Facebook, Twitter and Linked-In to keep people up-to-date on progress with planning and invite your ideas and contributions

Tim HJ Rogers
Curator TEDxStHelier
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