Do you sometimes have your most creative ideas while doing nothing in particular? In this eye-opening TED Talk Manoush Zomorodi explains the connection between spacing out and creativity. You can check out her book here.
What makes some start ups succeed while others fail?
Is it: (a) Timing
(c) The Team
(d) Business Model
It’s a big question, what makes some start ups succeed while others fail? Bill Gross has founded a lot of start-ups, and has gathered data from hundreds of companies, to rank each company on five key factors. He found one factor that stands out from the others.
We learn a lot through stories, even the ones that are heartbreaking to hear.
In her brutally honest, ironically funny and widely read meditation on death the late author and filmmaker Amy Krouse Rosenthal gave her husband Jason very public permission to move on and find happiness.
In this inspiring ted talk Hannah Brencher discusses how writing love letters and leaving them for strangers fighting depression has become a global initiative.
The World Needs More Love Letters initiative rushes handwritten letters to those in need of a boost. It all came about because Hannah Brencher’s mother always wrote her letters. So when she felt herself bottom into depression after college, she did what felt natural. She wrote love letters and left them for strangers to find.
This is one of our all time favourite ted talks, not only is the message thought provoking but Sir Ken Robinson is an entertaining speaker. With over 55 million views, it looks to be one of your favourites too.