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How I overcame my learning disabilities to become a physician | John Rhodes | TEDxCharleston
Becoming a physician is hard enough, but MUSC cardiologist John proves that overcoming dyslexia, attention deficit and other processing deficits is not an insurmountable task. John scored zero on his MCAT reading, but is now a doctor.
Dr. Rhodes is a cardiologist who performs procedures for children and adults with congenital heart conditions present at birth. He graduated with honors from North Carolina State University, received his medical degree from Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, completed his Residency in Pediatrics at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) receiving an award for outstanding senior resident for teaching and leadership, and he did his Card...
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Why Your Kids Don't Want to be Scientists When They Grow Up | Martín Esparza-Iaizzo | TEDxFrensham
Views 1.2K18 hours ago
Could it be the breakdown of the relationship between the media and the scientific community that is causing fewer and fewer children to dream of being scientists when they grow up? The speaker shares his thoughts on this and hopes that we can change the tide and publicly celebrate scientific discoveries again to inspire more children to dream of being scientists. Martín is a biomedical enginee...
Building in Color | Demar Matthews | TEDxPurdueU
Views 33018 hours ago
Through architectural designs, Demar Matthews wants to create a built environment that reflects the culture and lives of the African American people that have been for too long denied. And his purpose extends beyond just the expression of arts, but the betterment of communities. Demar Matthews is a Los Angeles based architectural designer,theorist, and writer. He is the founder and Principal of...
Refocusing Attention in the Information Age | Peter Oladipupo | TEDxPurdueU
Views 97418 hours ago
This talk is intended to inspire a reawakening of our interests in the foundational industries, which are germane to continual economic growth and prosperity of the world, amidst growing distractions in the information age. The talk begins with a demonstration of the importance of the foundational industries, shows how our modern world relies on their viability for success, then emphasizes how ...
I Contain Multitudes: Power of Opposites | Rich Dionne | TEDxPurdueU
Views 47518 hours ago
STEM and art; failure and success-these are often seen as binary pairs, in opposition to each other. What if they didn’t have to be? What if we could learn to hold both together in our minds at the same time? Rich Dionne is an associate professor of practice and faculty technical director specializing in scenery automation and show control systems at Purdue University, where he also mentors Mul...
Caring for All in the New Culture of Work | Janet Fouts | TEDxPurdueU
Views 12018 hours ago
Janet Fouts, author of “When Life Hits the Fan” knows first-hand it’s time for a change from transactional work culture to a culture that recognizes the value of care and compassion. One that increases resiliency, creativity, productivity, and well-being for all. Janet is a human potential facilitator, helping her clients improve self-awareness and be happier and more productive at home and at ...
How Leaders Create Luck | David Mitroff | TEDxPurdueU
Views 21918 hours ago
How do people adjust to life after a big shift? Leaders don’t just wait to see what will happen, they go out, and take action. David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a business growth strategist, Keynote speaker, and author who founded Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. (www.PiedmontAve.com). David and his team create brand awareness, strengthen customer loyalty and streamline business processes by leveraging n...
Be Radically Proactive with Your Health | Lindsay Avner Kaplan | TEDxWilmette
Views 45318 hours ago
Lindsay Avner Kaplan urges us to be radically proactive with our health. She suggests a 3-step plan to achieve this, including awareness, assessment, and action. Lindsay was radically proactive with her health and shares her motivating story for us to do the same. As the Founder and CEO of Bright Pink, Lindsay Avner Kaplan has shifted the national conversation to focus on breast and ovarian can...
One Person Can Challenge an Established System | Natasha Miller Williams | TEDxWilmette
Views 38618 hours ago
Systems are simply repeated rules and repeated processes we live with and interact with every day. Examples include: social systems, belief systems, transportation systems, even financial systems. All of them work a certain way based on how they’ve been set up. Natasha Miller Williams asks us to challenge the systems that are no longer working for us to find success, for ourselves and for other...
Use All of Your Capital to Drive Positive Change | Laura Coy | TEDxWilmette
Views 31618 hours ago
Philanthropy has long been viewed as an act of the rich to help the poor. The history and teaching of philanthropy are rooted in stories of wealthy families like the Rockefellers, Fords, and Carnegies whose legacies evoke images of unattainable success and wealth. But, as Laura Coy shows us, we all have the power to be a philanthropist. To do this we need to unlock our capital our financial cap...
Create Opportunity in an Uncertain World | Jennifer Fondrevay | TEDxWilmette
Views 38118 hours ago
Uncertainty is not to be avoided and it’s not to be tolerated. According to Jennifer Fondrevay, we need to wholeheartedly embrace uncertainty and redirect our focus to the things we can control, our Talent, Effort, and Attitude. By embracing uncertainty, we will create our own opportunities and discover a fulfilling career and life. Jennifer Fondrevay is the Founder and Chief Humanity Officer of ...
Take Off Your Blinders and Forge Your Path | Foram Sheth | TEDxWilmette
Views 27818 hours ago
You may have noticed that horses wear blinders to keep them focused on the path in front of them. This helps to minimize distractions and give them a single vision - to see only the road in front of them. According to Foram Sheth, people have blinders too. We just can't see them. She urges you to take off your blinders, especially when you feel stuck, to create new opportunities and forge your ...
The Simple Act of Listening Can be Revolutionary | Arielle Nobile | TEDxWilmette
Views 23518 hours ago
Revolutionary Listening involves curiosity, empathy, breath, and a willingness to truly connect with what we share, the human condition. You will know if you are practicing revolutionary listening because you will feel different even though you haven’t spoken a word. Listen to this talk by Arielle Nobile to hear how you can practice Revolutionary Listening. Arielle Nobile founded Legacy Connect...
Overcoming Obstacles | Barkha Bale | TEDxYouth@VIS
Views 28118 hours ago
You need to burn, to be born again. Barkha is from Mumbai, India, she is currently a PHD student at Vilnius University. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at www.ted.com/tedx
Improving School lIfe | Eglė Vedeckytė | TEDxYouth@VIS
Views 18618 hours ago
How the rebirth of our surrounding inspires students. She likes swimming, playing the flute, singing, drawing and basketball. Eglė also likes reading and writing books, being with her friends and family. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at www.ted.com/tedx
The Power of Gen Z | Rusnė Šliužaitė | TEDxYouth@VIS
Views 9918 hours ago
The Power of Gen Z | Rusnė Šliužaitė | TEDxYouth@VIS
Gender inequalities and the bottom line mentality | Penelope Dick | TEDxUniversityofSheffield
Views 25918 hours ago
Gender inequalities and the bottom line mentality | Penelope Dick | TEDxUniversityofSheffield
NİYET, GAYRET VE CESARET | Emre Cırık | TEDxAçıHighSchool
Views 14218 hours ago
NİYET, GAYRET VE CESARET | Emre Cırık | TEDxAçıHighSchool
Build, Learn, Connect: How Children Can Shape Their World | Matt + Fiona | TEDxFrensham
Views 14318 hours ago
Build, Learn, Connect: How Children Can Shape Their World | Matt Fiona | TEDxFrensham
Discover your superpower and boost your career | Matt Milligan | TEDxUniversityofSheffield
Views 84418 hours ago
Discover your superpower and boost your career | Matt Milligan | TEDxUniversityofSheffield
The Pressure on Young Shoulders | Geoffrey O Williams | TEDxFrensham
Views 8218 hours ago
The Pressure on Young Shoulders | Geoffrey O Williams | TEDxFrensham
共鸣:母语的美与骄傲 Resonance: The Beauty and pride of mother tongue | 何 程 | TEDxHaidianED
Views 14418 hours ago
共鸣:母语的美与骄傲 Resonance: The Beauty and pride of mother tongue | 何 程 | TEDxHaidianED
Conectar para emprender | Javier Larragoiti Kuri | TEDxAnáhuacUniversityQuerétaro
Views 7418 hours ago
Conectar para emprender | Javier Larragoiti Kuri | TEDxAnáhuacUniversityQuerétaro
Y(our) Pain Matters: Toward Healing and Abolition | Farima Pour-Khorshid | TEDxMoreauCatholicHS
Views 7118 hours ago
Y(our) Pain Matters: Toward Healing and Abolition | Farima Pour-Khorshid | TEDxMoreauCatholicHS
Finding True Self : Life beyond 9-5 routine | Shubhi Jain | TEDxSIULavale
Views 67319 hours ago
Finding True Self : Life beyond 9-5 routine | Shubhi Jain | TEDxSIULavale
Creativity & Catharsis | Zoe Bliss Kothari | TEDxUWCAdriatic
Views 10719 hours ago
Creativity & Catharsis | Zoe Bliss Kothari | TEDxUWCAdriatic
The underrated world of plants | Giulia Rocca | TEDxUWCAdriatic
Views 13419 hours ago
The underrated world of plants | Giulia Rocca | TEDxUWCAdriatic
The importance of little things | Alice Florence Haywood | TEDxUWCAdriatic
Views 27019 hours ago
The importance of little things | Alice Florence Haywood | TEDxUWCAdriatic
Art: an instrument for non-violent resistance | Sonya Konovalova | TEDxUWCAdriatic
Views 17219 hours ago
Art: an instrument for non-violent resistance | Sonya Konovalova | TEDxUWCAdriatic
Why we need to reflect on our perception of poverty | Klara Meissner | TEDxUWCAdriatic
Views 8919 hours ago
Why we need to reflect on our perception of poverty | Klara Meissner | TEDxUWCAdriatic
Beatbox brilliance | Tom Thum | TEDxSydney
Views 77M8 years ago
Beatbox brilliance | Tom Thum | TEDxSydney
My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic
Views 49M8 years ago
My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic
Why people believe they can’t draw - and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull
Views 37M7 years ago
Why people believe they can’t draw - and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull
After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver
Views 35M6 years ago
After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver
No Sex Marriage - Masturbation, Loneliness, Cheating and Shame | Maureen McGrath | TEDxStanleyPark
Views 31M5 years ago
No Sex Marriage - Masturbation, Loneliness, Cheating and Shame | Maureen McGrath | TEDxStanleyPark
The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU
Views 31M9 years ago
The first 20 hours how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU
How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity
Views 29M8 years ago
How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity
How to stop screwing yourself over | Mel Robbins | TEDxSF
Views 29M10 years ago
How to stop screwing yourself over | Mel Robbins | TEDxSF
The skill of self confidence | Dr. Ivan Joseph | TEDxRyersonU
Views 25M10 years ago
The skill of self confidence | Dr. Ivan Joseph | TEDxRyersonU
Top hacker shows us how it's done | Pablos Holman | TEDxMidwest
Views 25M9 years ago
Top hacker shows us how it's done | Pablos Holman | TEDxMidwest
Faster than a calculator | Arthur Benjamin | TEDxOxford
Views 23M9 years ago
Faster than a calculator | Arthur Benjamin | TEDxOxford
Why I stopped watching porn | Ran Gavrieli | TEDxJaffa
Views 21M8 years ago
Why I stopped watching porn | Ran Gavrieli | TEDxJaffa
The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala
Views 21M6 years ago
The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala
7 Ways to Make a Conversation With Anyone | Malavika Varadan | TEDxBITSPilaniDubai
Views 21M6 years ago
7 Ways to Make a Conversation With Anyone | Malavika Varadan | TEDxBITSPilaniDubai
What makes you special? | Mariana Atencio | TEDxUniversityofNevada
Views 19M5 years ago
What makes you special? | Mariana Atencio | TEDxUniversityofNevada
The most important lesson from 83,000 brain scans | Daniel Amen | TEDxOrangeCoast
Views 18M8 years ago
The most important lesson from 83,000 brain scans | Daniel Amen | TEDxOrangeCoast
How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu
Views 17M9 years ago
How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu
The person you really need to marry | Tracy McMillan | TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen
Views 17M8 years ago
The person you really need to marry | Tracy McMillan | TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen
How "SHE" became an IAS officer | Surabhi Gautam | TEDxRGPV
Views 15M4 years ago
How "SHE" became an IAS officer | Surabhi Gautam | TEDxRGPV
The great porn experiment | Gary Wilson | TEDxGlasgow
Views 15M10 years ago
The great porn experiment | Gary Wilson | TEDxGlasgow
Cambia tus pensamientos y cambia tu actitud | César Lozano | TEDxUANL
Views 14M4 years ago
Cambia tus pensamientos y cambia tu actitud | César Lozano | TEDxUANL
Master Shi Heng Yi - 5 hindrances to self-mastery | Shi Heng YI | TEDxVitosha
Views 14M2 years ago
Master Shi Heng Yi - 5 hindrances to self-mastery | Shi Heng YI | TEDxVitosha
I Was Almost A School Shooter | Aaron Stark | TEDxBoulder
Views 14M3 years ago
I Was Almost A School Shooter | Aaron Stark | TEDxBoulder
The art of being yourself | Caroline McHugh | TEDxMiltonKeynesWomen
Views 13M9 years ago
The art of being yourself | Caroline McHugh | TEDxMiltonKeynesWomen
How to motivate yourself to change your behavior | Tali Sharot | TEDxCambridge
Views 13M7 years ago
How to motivate yourself to change your behavior | Tali Sharot | TEDxCambridge
5 techniques to speak any language | Sid Efromovich | TEDxUpperEastSide
Views 13M8 years ago
5 techniques to speak any language | Sid Efromovich | TEDxUpperEastSide
How to Get Your Brain to Focus | Chris Bailey | TEDxManchester
Views 13M3 years ago
How to Get Your Brain to Focus | Chris Bailey | TEDxManchester
How not to take things personally? | Frederik Imbo | TEDxMechelen
Views 13M2 years ago
How not to take things personally? | Frederik Imbo | TEDxMechelen
How do you define yourself? | Lizzie Velasquez | TEDxAustinWomen
Views 13M8 years ago
How do you define yourself? | Lizzie Velasquez | TEDxAustinWomen
Why I read a book a day (and why you should too): the law of 33% | Tai Lopez | TEDxUBIWiltz
Views 12M7 years ago
Why I read a book a day (and why you should too): the law of 33% | Tai Lopez | TEDxUBIWiltz