Moshe Safdie‘s a triple citizen of Canada, Israel and the United States, three places where the bulk of his buildings can be found: in Canada, the National Gallery in Ottawa, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Vancouver public library. For Yad Vashem, the Holocaust … Continue readingA TED2002 Jewel: Moshe Safdie, Yad Vashem Architect, about What Makes a Building Unique
The human figures, the music, the precision, the lighting, the setting. How with such minimalism it kicks you in the stomach. Everything about this contemporary ballet is just so powerful and awe inspiring. I couldn’t stop watching it. You can get the full DVD in … Continue readingLa La La Human Steps – Magnificent!
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 … Continue readingRule #1: Don’t Let Go!
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…
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 … Continue readingMaking a Judgment Call
Oldie but still such a goodie… [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vr3x_RRJdd4[/youtube]
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 … Continue readingBugs of Inspiration by Bill Gates in TED2009
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 … Continue readingRaise Your Hand if You’re a Hard-On-Yourself Perfectionist Overachiever…