Category Archives: TedTalks

These are some of the TedTalks we find inspiring!

One Dad’s mission to rebuild bonds between kids and their fathers

As a father of four, Dwight Stitt believes that family connection is everything. In this heartfelt ted talk, Stitt shares his own hardships of fatherhood in the wake of divorce. Determined to maintain strong bonds with his children, he imparts a collection of lessons that he hopes will keep all dads connected to their children.

3 steps to turn everyday get togethers into transformative gatherings

We’ve been talking about book clubs this week and gathering with friends to chat, in this Ted Talk author Priya Parker shares three easy steps to turn your parties, dinners, meetings and holidays into meaningful, transformative gatherings. It’s a must watch.

Five Ways To Listen Better

It’s Ted Talk Wednesday and while we are on the topic of podcasts and listening we have found a little beauty for you. In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, “We are losing our listening.” In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening to other people and the world around you.

Why good leaders make you feel safe.

This is hands down one of our favourite Ted Talks of all time and by the look of the 10.5 million views…it appears to be yours too. Simon Sinek explores why good leaders make you feel safe. Definitely worth taking a break and watching with a cup of tea.

How to make stress your friend

A pounding heart, fast breathing and sweating. Ugh. Stress has been made into a public health enemy. But is that really fair? New research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. In this Ted Talk Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive.

The real reason female entrepreneurs get less funding

Women own 39 percent of all businesses in the US, but female entrepreneurs get only two percent of venture funding. In this eye opening Ted Talk Dana Kanze shares research suggesting that it might be the types of questions start-up founders get asked when they’re invited to pitch.