Creativity (5)

  • How to live before you die

    By: Steve Jobs

    Duration: 15:04

    Business, Creativity

    Ted Brief : At his Stanford University commencement speech, Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and Pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in life's setbacks -- including death itself.

  • What I learned from 100 days of rejection

    By: Jia Jiang

    Duration: 15:31


    Ted Brief : Jia Jiang adventures boldly into a territory so many of us fear: rejection. By seeking out rejection for 100 days -- from asking a stranger to borrow $100 to requesting a "burger refill" at a restaurant -- Jiang desensitized himself to the pain and shame that rejection often brings and, in the process, discovered that simply asking for what you want can open up possibilities where you expect to find dead ends.

  • How books can open your mind

    By: Lisa Bu

    Duration: 6:16

    Creativity, Culture, Entertainment

    Ted Brief : What happens when a dream you've held since childhood ... doesn't come true? As Lisa Bu adjusted to a new life in the United States, she turned to books to expand her mind and create a new path for herself. She shares her unique approach to reading in this lovely, personal talk about the magic of books.

  • Do schools kill creativity?

    By: Ken Robinson

    Duration: 19.22

    Creativity, Culture

    Ted Brief: Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

  • You elusive creative genius

    By: Elizabeth Gilbert

    Duration: 19:25

    Creativity, Culture

    Ted brief:Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.