Writer and entrepreneur, Margaret Heffernan says that the more reliant on technology we become, the less prepared we’ll be when faced with unexpected problems that may cross our paths. Heffernan says that we determine our own future and explains why mankind needs to become less dependent on technology to solve our problems and focus on improving our ‘human skills’ instead. Watch this thought-provoking TED Talk here:
Sunday Ted Talk – A guide to collaborative leadership
In Lorna Davis’ insightful TED Talk, she explains how our idolisation of heroes is holding us back from solving big problems and why we as a civilization need to rely on each other to make real changes in our society. Davis also gives us real-world examples of the heroes that already walk amongst us.
Sunday Ted Talk – Why gender-based marketing is bad for business
As effective as this marketing tactic is, Gaby Barrios explains why gender-based marketing is bad for business and consumers. Barrios explains that not only does it create gender stereotypes, but it doesn’t drive nearly as much business as we might think. In this TED Talk, Barrios shows businesses how they can find better ways to reach customers and grow their brands. Watch her:
Sunday Ted Talk – Inside the mind of a master procrastinator
Watch Tim Urban’s hilarious TED Talk as he explains what goes on in the mind of an expert procrastinator. Follow Urban as he takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window, and a close up look at India. Urban encourages us to take a closer look at what we’re really procrastinating on, and why we should start improving our time management skills. Watch Urban’s TED Talk here: