Monday, July 20, 2009

TED: Ideas Worth Spreading

Some of the best, brilliant, inspiring things happening on the globe, the "ideas worth spreading," are available to everyone through the TED (Technology Entertainment Design) conferences. For more than 25 years, TED has hosted speakers whose work and worldviews--on a huge range of subjects-- are radically inspiring. The TED talks are readily available for free and you're encouraged to share them.

Need a shot of inspiration with your espresso? Here, Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, gives an inspiring and humorous talk for TED on nurturing creativity by sharing "the radical idea that instead of the rare person 'being' a genius, all of us 'have' a genius." It's the idea of a writer as a portal through which creativity flows or "visits"...

1 comment:

  1. I'm in complete alignment with Ms. Gilbert relative to the idea she shares on this clip. She delivers a thoughtful, inspiring, and cogent "homily" (seems the right word to use given her topic--grin). Most folks in life can't "handle" these types of notions. Thank you for posting her clip.


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