Get the wisdom and inspiration of 296 TED talks in a fraction of the time with this great roundup from Lifehacker.
TED Talks are a thought-provoking, motivational way to glean wisdom from today’s top leaders in the fields of technology, entertainment and design. But there are so many of them, it can be tough to know where to start. It’s almost too much of a good thing, at times.
Fortunately, blogger Chris Bailey has done the work for you. He recently watched 70 hours’ worth of TED Talks (296 talks total) and distilled the 100 top lessons he learned in a Lifehack post. Grouped into categories like “Productivity” and “Being a Better Human,” his post is a great crib sheet for anyone who wants to gain some TED wisdom without putting in a ton of time. It also links each lesson to the talk(s) it came from so you can dig further if you’re intrigued.
Some of our favorite lessons:
13. , especially if you do creative work.
23, 24, 25. Limits are bullshit. Some people choose to not be set back by limits, and at the end of the day, they’re the ones who end up giving TED talks. Like Neil Harbisson, who was born without the ability to see color, . Or Caroline Casey, who . Or David Blaine, who .
35, 36, 37, 38, 39. 40, 41. There isn’t one secret to happiness, but there are a lot of small secrets that will move you in the right direction. , and . . . Take time to . . And .
72. It you can use two slices of pizza as a slide clicker, make music with ketchup, and make a piano keyboard with a banana!
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