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Barry Schwartz: What Role Does Luck Play In Your Life? (Transcript)

Full text of psychologist Barry Schwartz’s talk titled “What Role Does Luck Play In Your Life?” at TED conference. TRANSCRIPT: Barry Schwartz – Psychologist Hello, everybody. I’m honored to be here to talk to you. And what I’m going to talk about today is luck and justice and the relation between them. Some years ago, …

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Learn a New Culture: Julien S. Bourrelle (Full Transcript)

Full text of author Julien S. Bourrelle’s talk: Learn a new culture at TEDxArendal conference. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: Julien S. Bourrelle – Author I had a great pleasure to live in Spain for two years. In Spain when you come into a shop, you say, ‘Hola!’ the cashiers replies ‘Hola!’ And …

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How to Relieve the Stress of Caring for an Aging Parent: Amy O’Rourke (Transcript)

Full text of Amy O’Rourke’s talk: How to Relieve the Stress of Caring for an Aging Parent at TEDxOrlando conference. Best quote from this talk: “Being with an older person is really an opportunity to slow down. Try to rush an older person. Try it! You can’t do it. So, you have to be there. …

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Prepare Our Kids for Life, Not Standardized Tests: Ted Dintersmith (Transcript)

Full text of education change agent Ted Dintersmith’s talk: Prepare Our Kids for Life, Not Standardized Tests at TEDxFargo conference. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: Best quote from this talk: “How can I share that vision of schools that are schools of possibility and hope, instead of placement and percentile measurement on standardized tests?” …

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What Really Happens When You Mix Medications: Russ Altman (Transcript)

Full text of Stanford big data techno-optimist Russ Altman’s talk titled “What Really Happens When You Mix Medications?” at TED conference. In this fascinating talk, Russ Altman shows how doctors are studying unexpected drug interactions using a surprising resource: search engine queries. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: Russ Altman – Professor of Bioengineering, …

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Self-Worth Theory: The Key to Understanding & Overcoming Procrastination: Nic Voge (Transcript)

Full text of Nic Voge’s talk: Self-Worth Theory: The Key to Understanding & Overcoming Procrastination at TEDxPrincetonU conference. In this talk, Nic unravels the surprising and perplexing motivational dynamics underlying our procrastination that lead so often to disengagement and burnout. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: Nic Voge – Senior Associate Director of Princeton …

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Daniel Goleman on Social Intelligence @ Talks at Google (Transcript)

Full text of psychologist Daniel Goleman’s talk on Social Intelligence @ Talks at Google conference. This event took place on August 3, 2007 at Google headquarters in Mountain View, CA. TRANSCRIPT: Peter Allen: I’m Peter Allen. And I’m the director of Google University. And Meng asked to me introduce Daniel Goleman to you. Daniel Goleman …

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