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TED@StateStreet offers words to inspire leaders at every level

TED@StateStreet offers words to inspire leaders at every level

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From anti-jargon campaigns to how Gen X and Gen Y can collaborate, TED@StateStreet highlighted ideas to inspire leaders at every level. This TED Institute event, held in London on November 18, showcased speakers from both inside and outside the financial services company. Throughout, the focus was on innovative thinking in work culture. Below, quotes worth []

TED@Unilever imagines a brighter future. Inspiring words from this event

TED@Unilever imagines a brighter future. Inspiring words from this event

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From healthy food projects to public health campaigns, TED@Unilever highlighted ideas to inspire leaders at every level. At this TED Institute event, which showcased speakers from both inside and outside the wellness company, the focus was on what corporations and individuals can do to initiate change. Below, some words from each of the TED@Unilever talks:  “In most companies, []

In the Skype Studio: The ever-changing finish line

In the Skype Studio: The ever-changing finish line

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In his TED Talk, published last week, Sports Illustrated reporter David Epstein asks, “Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?” The short answer is ‘yes,’ but it’s not just a matter of talent improving. He shows the nuance of how it’s also about changing technology that allow for faster speeds, rising expectations that enable athletes []

A TED Fellows tour of Vancouver

A TED Fellows tour of Vancouver

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With 12 mainstage sessions and 5 sessions of All-Stars, there wasn’t much time for exploring Vancouver during TED2014. As a great prequel to the conference, Car2Go offered up vehicles so attendees could enjoy a spin around the city. It also provided a map of some spots to check out, featuring locations selected by five TED Fellows: Kitra Cahana, Alex Macdonald, []

10 great quotes about design

10 great quotes about design

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For years now, Target has invited designers like Isaac Mizrahi (watch his TED Talk), Diane von Furstenberg (check out her TED playlist) and, most recently, abstract pattern-master Peter Pilotto to dream up collections. So when it came to creating the Target Design Café at TED2014, we knew it was going to be cool. The space []

Great company, great goals, great parties: Tony Hsieh and social entrepreneurs talk at TED2014

Great company, great goals, great parties: Tony Hsieh and social entrepreneurs talk at TED2014

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This afternoon, over a cup of coffee at the #TOMSRoastingCo Cafe at TED2014, the TED Blog listened in on a fascinating coffee-hour chat among three social entrepreneurs: Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS and the moderator of the conversation; Ben Goldhirsh, founder of GOOD, the online magazine and community; and Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos. Wait — Zappos? But as the []