Nonprofits & Activis

I Was Almost A School Shooter | Aaron Stark | TEDxBoulder

After growing up in painful, abusive conditions, Aaron Stark was on his way to an atrocity, until simple acts of kindness changed his life forever. What is causing ...

What if you could trade a paperclip for a house? | Kyle MacDonald | TEDxVienna

Kyle MacDonald details just exactly how he traded up from one red paperclip to a house, in only a year! It's an unlikely and amazing journey with lots of surprises ...

How to Have a Good Conversation | Celeste Headlee | TEDxCreativeCoast

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have great conversations – and most of us don't converse very well. A great ...

How I learned to read -- and trade stocks -- in prison | Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll

Financial literacy isn't a skill -- it's a lifestyle. Take it from Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll. As an incarcerated individual, Caroll knows the power of a dollar. While in ...

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Stop searching for your passion | Terri Trespicio | TEDxKC

What are you passionate about? You're told these five words hold the key to a successful career and life purpose. What if it's the wrong question altogether?

How School Makes Kids Less Intelligent | Eddy Zhong | [email protected]

Eddy Zhong, successful technology entrepreneur, dives into the truth behind our K-12 education system. Eddy strongly believes that the education system ...

Why do we ask questions? Michael "Vsauce" Stevens at TEDxVienna

Michael Stevens the persona behind the YouTube sensation Vsauce, is an online personality with an entertaining approach to explaining the science behind ...

The art of cognitive blindspots | Kyle Eschen | TEDxVienna

Using two classics of magic, Kyle Eschen explores the psychological techniques that underlie theatrical deception. As people wander the world, they use ...

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail ...

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Emotional Intelligence: Using the Laws of Attraction | D. Ivan Young | TEDxLSCTomball

The "Laws of Attraction" are real; inasmuch, there is a Divine Component. Connecting Personality Type to The Laws of Attraction positions you for immediate ...

The Super Mario Effect - Tricking Your Brain into Learning More | Mark Rober | TEDxPenn

When 50000 of Mark Rober's 3 million YouTube subscribers participated in a basic coding challenge, the data all pointed to what Rober has dubbed the Super ...

TED's secret to great public speaking | Chris Anderson

There's no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common. TED Curator Chris Anderson shares this secret ...

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Trust your struggle | Zain Asher | TEDxEuston

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Trust your struggle ZAIN ASHER was born and raised in London.

Hackschooling makes me happy | Logan LaPlante | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB When 13 year-old Logan LaPlante grows up, he wants to be happy and healthy.

How to Read a Book a Day | Jordan Harry | TEDxBathUniversity

After a childhood speech impediment left him struggling to read, Jordan learned strategies from world leading speed readers to dramatically enhance his ...

Girl Up: The Secrets to an Extraordinary Life | Courtney Ferrell | TEDxRVA

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. It was filmed and edited by Tijo Media at the Carpenter Theatre at ...

The most important lesson from 83,000 brain scans | Daniel Amen | TEDxOrangeCoast

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events ...

Reading minds through body language | Lynne Franklin | TEDxNaperville

Can you read someone's mind by looking at them? Almost. Lynne Franklin teaches you how to connect with 3 types of people by understanding how their bodies ...

How to stop screwing yourself over | Mel Robbins | TEDxSF

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Mel Robbins is a married working mother of three, an ivy-educated criminal lawyer, ...

Why I live a zero waste life | Lauren Singer | TEDxTeen

Lauren is an Environmental Studies graduate from NYU and former Sustainability Manager at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, and the amount ...

Find your dream job without ever looking at your resume | Laura Berman Fortgang | TEDxBocaRaton

Laura has put in tens of thousands of hours over twenty years to help people make career transitions and improve their lives. Through her coaching company, ...

Breaking the language barrier | Tim Doner | TEDxTeen 2014

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB http://j.mp/TxT14TimDoner Tim Doner is a senior at the Dalton School in New York City ...

Refusing to Settle: The Quarter-Life Crisis | Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky | [email protected]

What is a quarter-life crisis, and how do you break through it? In this engaging and funny talk, the author of an Amazon bestseller on finding meaningful work ...

Brené Brown on Empathy

What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a ...

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I grew up in a cult. It was heaven -- and hell. | Lilia Tarawa | TEDxChristchurch

Lilia Tarawa was brought up in the Gloriavale Christian Community on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, where she was constantly ...

Programming your mind for success | Carrie Green | TEDxManchester

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Carrie Green started her first online business at the age of 20, whilst studying Law at ...

Stoicism as a philosophy for an ordinary life | Massimo Pigliucci | TEDxAthens

How to change your life for the better by practicing ancient Greco-Roman philosophy as a way of life. Massimo Pigliucci has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from ...

How to Achieve Your Most Ambitious Goals | Stephen Duneier | TEDxTucson

How you define Stephen Duneier depends on how you came to know him. Some define him as an expert institutional investor, while others know him as a large ...

Ancient Secrets of a Master Healer: Deeper Healing Solutions | Dr Clint Rogers | TEDxWilmington

NOTE FROM TED: This talk, which was filmed at a TEDx event, contains several assertions about Ayurveda and ancient healing that are not supported by the ...

Learning a language? Speak it like you’re playing a video game | Marianna Pascal | TEDxPenangRoad

Marianna Pascal shows how the secret to speaking a new language with confidence is all about attitude, not ability. Marianna Pascal helps professionals ...

The psychology of seduction | Raj Persaud | TEDxUniversityofBristol

Psychiatrist Dr Raj Persaud argues much human distress arises out relationships. But we can all become more skilled in our relationships be they in the ...

What a 15-year-old meth addict taught me about leadership | Brian Fretwell | TEDxBoise

How do you lead someone who knows what they need to do to change their life but—despite all your help—isn't going to do it? Brian Fretwell was confronted ...

The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

Everyone has the ability to build mental strength, but most people don't know how. We spend a lot of time talking about physical strength and physical health, but ...

Skills for Healthy Romantic Relationships | Joanne Davila | TEDxSBU

People may know what a healthy romantic relationship looks like, but most don't know how to get one. Psychologist and researcher Joanne Davila describes ...

How To Multiply Your Time | Rory Vaden | TEDxDouglasville

Everything you know about time-management is wrong. In this challenging and counter-intuitive video, Self-Discipline Strategist and New York Times bestselling ...

Why I'm A Vegan | Moby | TEDxVeniceBeach

Activist/musician Moby discusses the personal history and realizations that led him to veganism, and why increasing our empathy towards animals is essential to ...

I was an MS-13 gang member. Here's how I got out. | Gerardo Lopez | TEDxMileHigh

Gerardo Lopez grew up in gang territory in Los Angeles, California and was just 14 years old when he joined MS-13, the notorious Salvadorian gang. Why did ...

Como reiniciar a sua mente e praticar bons hábitos | Kau Mascarenhas | TEDxRioVermelho

Na era das conexões rápidas e da vida acelerada, parece impossível "desligar", mas você pode fazer uma pausa nesse ritmo e descobrir maneiras mais ...

Une solution béton pour stocker l’énergie solaire à faible coût | André Gennesseaux | TEDxParisSalon

André Gennesseaux : Passionné de mécanique, André a développé une alternative à la batterie chimique : une solution mécanique low tech et innovante à ...

From Clutter to Clarity | Kerry Thomas | TEDxAshburn

Clutter is not just “stuff.” Clutter can be physical, digital, mental, emotional or spiritual, and each type can be overwhelming. Learn the number one cause of ...

The psychology of self-motivation | Scott Geller | TEDxVirginiaTech

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Scott Geller is Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech and Director of the ...

Lucid dreaming: Tim Post at TEDxTwenteU

While we are mostly unaware of our nightly dreams while we dream, Tim Post has trained countless individuals around the world to attain dream awareness in ...

Symphony - Switch ft. Dillon Chase (4K official music video)

Get “Symphony,” the debut EP from Switch, the youth ministry of Life.Church, available now on Spotify, Apple Music, and more.

The Skill of Humor | Andrew Tarvin | TEDxTAMU

Humor is something that transcends most barriers. It is a common unification; a concept understood by all. Despite this, there exists a large portion of the ...

Africa, Stupid! | Marek Zmysłowski | TEDxKoszalin

Debunking common myths and stereotypes about Africa. Marek, polish born Entrepreneur shares personal story why it's so cool to live and do business there.

Why We Struggle Learning Languages | Gabriel Wyner | TEDxNewBedford

The only barrier to learning a language is memory. - The process of language learning is the process of forming memories. Nothing more, nothing less.

How to start changing an unhealthy work environment | Glenn D. Rolfsen | TEDxOslo

Do you think backbiting is happening at your workplace or place of study? Glenn Rolfsen's talk is about what contributes to a toxic work environment and what ...

School strike for climate - save the world by changing the rules | Greta Thunberg | TEDxStockholm

Greta Thunberg realized at a young age the lapse in what several climate experts were saying and in the actions that were being taken in society. The difference ...

More than funny | Michael Jr. | TEDxUniversityofNevada

With comedy, you not only laugh but you also gain understanding in a unique way. Comedy has a setup and then a punch line. The setup moves the audience in ...

5 techniques to speak any language | Sid Efromovich | TEDxUpperEastSide

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Sid is our resident hyperpolyglot. He grew up in Brazil and after some journeying ...