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8 TEDtalks That Will Change Your Life Forever

8 TEDtalks That Will Change Your Life Forever
1. Juan Enriquez: Will our kids be a different species? Juan asks in this compelling TEDtalk ‘can we upgrade ourselves?’ His answer immediately puts humankind in perspective. So far, there have been 29 upgrades of humanoids. Multiple versions co-existed. Read more in his book Homo Evolutis. 2. Brené tells us a story about expanding our perception in a way that could change our lives forever. Read more in her book The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are 3. Jane is a gamer. Read more in her book Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change The World 4. We often hear that success is a choice, that it is right around the corner and is for everybody to grasp. Read more in his book Status Anxiety 5. Daphne shows the world how an outdated education system can be outperformed in many ways by something new. 6. Do you eat? Learn more about Incredible Edible here 7. 8.

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An Essay by Einstein "How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people -- first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy. A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving... "I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves -- this critical basis I call the ideal of a pigsty. The ideals that have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth.

Startup Mistakes: Building Everything Yourself One of the biggest challenges startups face is deciding what is core to their business. For example, at ShopSavvy we spent a LOT of time developing technology around barcode scanning. We assumed that developing and owning our own intellectual property would make our company more attractive to potential acquirers or investors. Turns out this assumption was a huge mistake that cost us time – one of the most valuable assets that startups and entrepreneurs seem to lack.

The Collective Intelligence: 6 Famous Thought Experiments Explained in 1 Minute Each Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” The ... Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” 19 pictures which scream NO EXCUSES Probably one of the only times I think saying, “No” is alright, as in No Excuses. No Excuses must be one of the strongest things you can tell yourself, because it wakes you up and lets you know what you’re actually saying to yourself… … to hold yourself back. Nothing more, nothing less. However legitimate, reasonable, excusable, tired, bored, unmotivated, lazy, partied out, discouraged, listless, lethargic, stupid, slack or whatever the hell you are, guess what? There’s probably someone out there worse off and always willing to try anyway.

My Next Big Thing. . . Lots of you are asking about what I am up to these days so I thought I would give you a little update. Since January I have been working on a new startup called HAUL. Initially, spending all of my free time learning all I could about the market and attempting to formulate a plan to best address the opportunity. Most recently we’ve been recruiting the team and raising capital. For the past few months we have been in ‘relative’ stealth mode. Watch Psychology » Page 3 of 11 Documentaries Online Free Fear is apparently a universal emotion; all persons, consciously or unconsciously, have fear in some sort. In short, fear is the ability to recognize danger leading to an urge to confront it or flee from it. Very few people understand the programming of fear, and why it distorts our perceptions. While fear is a program used for our survival, fear also creates irrational beliefs that cause larger systems of fear like politics, religion and the media.

Stop listening to what they are saying. . . Recently I had an epiphany that has changed the way I deal with almost every person in my life and I wanted to share it with you. My question for you? The next time you are involved in some sort of interpersonal conflict – with a spouse, friend, client or employee – what would happen if you quit listening to the words they are writing or speaking and start thinking about where they are coming from. Think about the why more than the what. In high school and college I competed in cross examination debate, traveling nationally to argue any side of any argument (in rapid fire fashion like this young lad). By college I was really good at listening to the first 30 seconds of an argument and preparing my rebuttal as my opponent completed their reasoning and support.

How to Memorize - Learn to memorize and increase memory If you are visiting from StumbleUpon and like this article and tool, please consider giving it a thumbs up. Thanks! Memorizing does not have to be as hard as most people make it. The problem is that most people only know how to memorize by reading the same thing over and over again. You have to learn to memorize. In this post we are going to look at how the brain remembers and then show how to use that knowledge to come up with a method for memorizing verbatim text. Why It’s So Disconcerting That SnapChat Is Now Worth Half a Billion Dollars These are strange times we live in, when a sanctum for selfies and sexting is valued at a half a billion dollars. Yet here we are. GigaOm reported Friday that an "untraditional" backer (Om guesses a hedge fund) will infuse the beloved photo-messaging app SnapChat with an additional $100 million in funding, and has valued the startup at a whopping $500 million. That's pretty whack.

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