Seth Godin on How to Get Your Ideas to Spread

Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.

Why Some of Us Don’t Have One True Calling

If you’re not sure you want to do one thing for the rest of your life, you’re not alone.

A Conservative’s Plea to Work Together—a Must Listen for both Sides of the Aisle

If liberals and conservatives could combine their obsessive worldviews, we could lift up all people.

Is There a Better Way to Treat Addiction?

What if happiness was the key to breaking the effects of addiction?

The Real-Life Case for Paid Family Leave

In this incisive talk, Jessica Shortall makes the impassioned case that the reality of new working motherhood in America is both hidden and horrible: millions of women, every year, are forced back to work within just weeks of giving birth.

The Crisis Of Modern Parenting: A TED Talk

Modern Parenting has changed the way parents understand their role in raising their children. It’s not always the land of milk and honey. — If you were to know me on a personal level you’d know that I have a love for TED Talks that is almost unmatched against other content available on the internet. […]

A Father Speaks on Her Gender Transition

Author, professor, and parent Joy Ladin speaks on her transition from male to female and how it has made her think about what it really means to be “a woman.”

How to Get Booked for a TED Talk in 5 Steps

In 48 hours I’ll be speaking at TEDxSMU… and I’d like to share how this happened in case you are looking for your path to TED

YouTube a Valuable Educational Tool

For more than cat videos, you can harness Youtube to power your mind.

Tony Robbins, WTF???

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.

The Riddle of Experience vs. Memory

What we experience and what we remember are not always the same thing. Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman explains why.

Say More, Talk Less: 5 Ways To Better Your Conversation Skills

While many of us rely heavily on technology for communication, we still need to talk to people in the real world.

50 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do

Gever Tulley, founder of Tinkering School, discusses ‘dangerism,’ a term he’s coined for how our perception of danger deprives our kids of crucial learning experiences and opportunities for growth.

Image Is Superficial But Its Impact Is Deep

Supermodel Cameron Russell talks shop and deconstructs the power—and privilege—of image.

A Brush With Death Sharpens a Father’s Focus

Singer and songwriter Ric Elias was in seat 1D on the U.S. Airways plane that belly-flopped into the Hudson. As the moment of truth approached, he remembered his most important job in life.

Are We Designed to be Sexual Omnivores? (Video)

“It’s time we moved beyond Mars and Venus, because the truth is that men are from Africa and women are from Africa.”