Spreading the Word: Creativity is Vitality

In this week's "Spreading the Word", I share with you a TED talk. For me, it was really inspiring, and I fully agree with the relevance of the idea that our creativity is not just something nice and fluffy to play around with when we happen to have some free time. No - our creativity …

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Spreading the Word: Pillars of Meaning

In this week's "Spreading the Word", I share with you a video. It is a 2017 TED talk given by the writer Emily Esfahani Smith. She has studied how people find and create meaning in (and for) their lives, and has come up with a suggestion of the results - she refers to them as …

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Spreading the Word: Different Worlds

In this week's "Spreading the Word", I share with you a video. It is a 17 minutes long TED talk recently given by a historian Greg Anderson. He presents an interesting perspective on what history can teach us about our current reality. Potentially - even about the future. Just to give you a flavour - …

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Spreading the Word: Teaming instead of Competing

In this week's "Spreading the Word", I share with you a video. It is a TED talk given by Amy Edmondson, a professor of leadership and management at the Harvard Business School. The video lasts only about 13 minutes and it speaks of the great value and immense importance of teamwork. The talk is not …

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Spreading the Word: Seeing the Bigger Picture

In this week's "Spreading the Word", I share with you a TED talk given by a historian, professor David Christian. The talk was given in 2011 but its topic is as relevant as ever, especially in times of increasingly narrow focus and related sense of overall separation. Christian introduces us to a special approach of …

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Spreading the Word: Inspiring TEDx Talk on How Everything is Connected (based on science)

Keeping up the new "Spreading the Word" tradition, every Thursday I hope to share with you an article I've read or a video I've seen and considered it to be inspiring or enlightening. Especially now, during our increasingly uncertain times and growing social distancing, I feel it is important to take good care not just …

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