Posts tagged ‘TED Talk’

Are You a Specialist or a Multipotentialite?

Published: April 9, 2016 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 3 Comments

In my speaking engagements, I normally share the story of how I used to be a civil engineer who decided to become an entrepreneur, and later on a financial planner. And whenever my audience are college students, one of the questions that I am always asked is why did I take up engineering in the […]

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Entrepreneurship Lessons from a 16-Year-Old Inventor

Published: December 14, 2015 | Business, Inspirational | No Comments

Sixty percent of people with dementia wander off, especially at night, causing much stress for both patients and caregivers. Today, I’d like you to meet Kenneth Shinozuka, a teen inventor who came up with a novel solution to help people with Alzheimer’s and their families with this issue. When he was six years old, a […]

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5 Ways To Kill Your Dreams

Published: April 23, 2015 | Inspirational | 1 Comment

All of us want to invent that game-changing product, launch that successful company, write that best-selling book. And yet so few of us actually do it. TED Fellow and Brazilian entrepreneur Bel Pesce breaks down five easy-to-believe myths that ensure your dream projects will never come to fruition.

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The Author of ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ Talks About Failure After Success, And Why It’s Okay

Updated: May 1, 2015 | Inspirational | 1 Comment

Elizabeth Gilbert was once a struggling waitress. For six years she had no success as a writer, that is until her book ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ became a global bestseller. From a disorienting failure, she was catapulted in the blinding glare of fame, recognition and praise. But her story does not end there, in fact, it […]

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On Japan, Chinese Doctors and the World Map

Published: March 8, 2014 | Inspirational | No Comments

The way we think and view the world is mostly a product of the environment we grew up in. But that doesn’t mean we are limited to what we see, hear and experience around us. Literature, travel and technology, has allowed us to expand our view beyond our normal horizon; and it’s important for us […]

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This Woman Found True Love in an Online Dating Site. How She Did It will Amaze You.

Published: February 14, 2014 | Announcements, Inspirational | 1 Comment

Today, you’ll meet Amy Webb, a woman who had high standards when it comes to men, and that’s why she remained single for a long time. Then, she thought she’d try online dating sites to find his Prince Charming. At first, she’s having no luck. The guys she liked didn’t replied back, while those who […]

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What’s the Perfect Experience? This Industrial Designer Has a Great Answer.

Published: January 17, 2014 | Business, Sales and Marketing | No Comments

A went to the house of a friend the other day. When I got there, he texted me that he just went out for awhile and will be back in 10 minutes. Since nobody else was home except his deaf grandmother, and it would be impossible to get her attention through the doorbell, he advised […]

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This Video Will Make You Look At Stress In A Different Way

Published: September 29, 2013 | Inspirational, Mindsetting | No Comments

We don’t like stress, especially work-related stress. And studies have already shown that stress is connected to a lot of health problems such as diabetes, heart ailments, clinical depression and many others. Indeed, for so many years, stress has always been thought of as an enemy. That is until recently, when scientists are starting to […]

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David Pogue: 10 Top Time-Saving Tech Tips

Published: July 27, 2013 | Productivity | No Comments

I’m a productivity geek. I think I owe it to my engineering background to always try to be efficient. So if there’s a way to do things faster and easier, without affecting the results, then I’m all for it. And for today, I’m sharing with you a short, less-than-6-minutes, TED Talk by David Pogue about […]

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