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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

TED Talks You Need To See, Volume 2

Brené Brown: The Power of Vulnerability

Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In this poignant and funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research - one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.

Andrew Solomon: Depression, The Secret We Share

In a talk equal parts eloquent and devastating, writer Andrew Solomon takes you to the darkest corners of his mind during the years he battled depression, and shares the conversations he's had with others who have shared their stories.

Terry Moore: How to Tie Your Shoes 

Short and simple, and the very first TED talk on the TED stage. This is quite literally life-changing.

Susan Cain - The Power of Introverts

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.

Daryl Davis: What Do You Do When Someone Just Doesn't Like You?

Daryl Davis is an American R&B and Blues musician, author, actor and bandleader, known for his energetic style of Boogie Woogie piano. In an effort to improve race relations, he engaged with members of the Ku Klux Klan and has powerful words about the importance of dialogue with your enemies.  

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