Tag: TED2009

22 Feb

The Story of my visit to Better Place. Coincidence? I DON’T THINK SO!

So I go to Better Place visitors center today, to meet with Inbal who does their marketing. Meeting was great, we discussed some very cool co-op that I’m excited about, I drove the electric car, got the grand tour, loved it and went on with my day to other meetings. So far, so good. Around […]

17 Apr

Rule #1: Don’t Let Go!

9 lessons for life (that are also very much true for entrepreneurship) in this 5 min TED U2009 talk (U = University, TED attendees giving talks) by rock climber Matthew Childs: Don’t let go! Hesitation is bad Have a plan The move is the end Know how to rest Fear sucks Opposites are good Strength […]

06 Mar

Eric Lewis Going Under

The amazing Eric Lewis performs Going Under in TED2009. I went to see him again a few days ago in Joe’s Bar in Manhattan and he was phenomenal. It’s 10 minutes of pure magic…

22 Feb

Making a Judgment Call

When a person takes into account the particular circumstances of a situation and makes a decision accordingly, we say “she made a judgment call”. Why have we stopped trusting people to do that? This was one of my favorite talks in TED this year. Barry Schwartz, author of ‘The Paradox of Choice’ argues that more […]

14 Feb

Bugs of Inspiration by Bill Gates in TED2009

I don’t know about Microsoft’s ‘me too’ plan to open retails stores but Bill Gate’s talk in TED2009 was one of the most inspiring. In this funny 18 minutes talk, followed by Q&A session with TED curator Chris Anderson he raises two big questions and shares his solution. With admirable self humor, he also releases […]

12 Feb

Raise Your Hand if You’re a Hard-On-Yourself Perfectionist Overachiever…

For me, this was one of the most moving moments in TED2009. Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the bestseller Eat Pray Love muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius. If your hand […]