Interesting TEDx talk by Anne-Laure Sellier on the effects on creativity and happiness for people who schedule their work predominantly by the clock and those who schedule their work predominantly by task – and the implication for how businesses are run.
A classic TED talk by Susan Cain called ‘The Power of Introverts’ on how the current drive for group based creative work in schools and businesses can often go against the natural preferences of introverts for quiet creative reflection, autonomy and insight.
A lovely TED talk by Professor Yong Zhao on the needs for future education and the role of creativity and entrepreneurship – and a great quote “The stone age did not end because they ran out of stones”
A quirky talk by Larry Smith on the importance of taking risks, overcoming our fears and following our passion to have a great career. He highlights common excuses we make on why we don’t follow our passion and challenges us to have the confidence and courage to follow our dreams.
Another classic talk by Sir Ken Robinson on the changing education paradigm, where he presents some findings on ADHD and divergent thinking amongst children as they go through the education system in the US.