Beyond stories – Changing the Somali Narratives
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Most of us live with a constant stream of internal criticisms, statements and commands running through our heads. But we do have a choice: We don’t have to let them define us — or our days, says psychology researcher Steven Hayes. Here’s how we can disentangle ourselves from them. When we’re worried or dissatisfied, most
It’s time for organizations and individuals to stop focusing on dominating the competition — and learn from them instead. By identifying a Worthy Rival and looking at their strengths and abilities, we can keep improving and innovating, says writer Simon Sinek. Professor James P. Carse has argued that there are two types of games: finite games
Looking for something great to read, stream or watch this fall? Here are 18 picks that are worthy of your precious time, from ace curator and TEDWomen editorial director Pat Mitchell. Pat Mitchell loves a good story. In fact, her career as a journalist, producer and broadcast executive has been built on her unerring ability to
Every human on the planet has experienced moments of loneliness and aloneness. Sometimes, these feelings may blow through us as quickly as a passing squall, but other times, they linger like a fog that we can’t quite see our way out of. No matter where you are in life and no matter what your particular kind
In honor of National Book Month — which is October in the US — we’ve assembled 12 of our favorite quotes from the many TED Talks given by writers and storytellers. We’ve also created special quote images scattered throughout this post for the occasion — feel free to share them as quote cards (use the
This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from someone in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. Being a leader is a little like being a parent, says Lars Sudmann, a former corporate executive, in a TEDxUCLouvain Talk. Beforehand, we have all these