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Man watches 296 TED Talks in a week. We ask him why.Man watches 296 TED Talks in a week. We ask him why.

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Chris Bailey might be the most productive man you’d ever hope to meet. At least, that’s his goal. In May of this year, he committed to a year-long project in which he would do anything and everything to make his life more efficient. So far, that has included living in isolation, only using his smartphone […]

Business

Walking meetings? 5 surprising thinkers who swore by themWalking meetings? 5 surprising thinkers who swore by them

Posted By Jessica Gross

In today’s talk, Nilofer Merchant gives a startling statistic: we’re sitting, on average, for 9.3 hours per day—far more than the 7.7 hours we spend sleeping. “Sitting is so incredibly prevalent, we don’t even question how much we’re doing it,” Merchant says. “In that way, sitting has become the smoking of our generation.” But there […]

Culture

Walk with me, talk with me: Nilofer Merchant at TED2013Walk with me, talk with me: Nilofer Merchant at TED2013

Posted By Thu-Huong Ha

Chances are, what you’re doing at this very minute is killing you. That’s right, sitting down is killing you. As Nilofer Merchant tells us today at TED, people sit 9.3 hours a day, more than they even sleep. As you sit, you don’t burn fat, and inactivity causes 10 percent of colon and breast cancer. […]