Thoughts on humanity, fame and love | Shah Rukh Khan

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. “I sell dreams, and I peddle love to millions of people,” says Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood’s biggest star. In this charming, funny talk, Khan traces the arc of his life, showcases a few of his famous dance moves… Continue reading Thoughts on humanity, fame and love | Shah Rukh Khan

How your brain responds to stories — and why they're crucial for leaders | Karen Eber

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. How do the world’s best leaders and visionaries earn trust? They don’t just present data — they also tell great stories. Leadership consultant Karen Eber demystifies what makes for effective storytelling and explains how anyone can harness it… Continue reading How your brain responds to stories — and why they're crucial for leaders | Karen Eber

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 firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be… Continue reading Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

How to spot a liar | Pamela Meyer

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. On any given day we’re lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and “hotspots” used by those trained… Continue reading How to spot a liar | Pamela Meyer

What COVID-19 revealed about US schools — and 4 ways to rethink education | Nora Flanagan

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. The abrupt shift to online learning due to COVID-19 rocked the US education system, unearthing many of the inequities at its foundation. Educator Nora Flanagan says we can reframe this moment as an opportunity to fix what’s long… Continue reading What COVID-19 revealed about US schools — and 4 ways to rethink education | Nora Flanagan

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success. TEDTalks is a… Continue reading Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth