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Stop prompting. Start talking.

  Conversation is central to our working lives. It’s how we learn from one another, work through our own ideas, and perhaps most importantly, collaborate and co-create with others. Until a year or so ago, the creative and learning potential of conversation...

I’m scared sh**tless

  Confession: I’m scared shitless. Here’s what I’ve signed up for this Thursday afternoon: Sing out! This is your chance to be part of a very special TED Talk! Renowned Broadway director and TED speaker, Lear deBessonet and Broadway performer, Todd Almond will...

Take a peek backstage at TED2024

Take a peek backstage at #TED2024— thanks to an experience that may sound like your worst air-travel nightmare. You know, that nightmare where the person next to you on a long plane flight actually TALKS to you? That was me, a year ago, on a flight back from New York...

6 Ways to Recharge

Watching The Lazarus Project is one the ways I recharge at the end of a workday     We can only sustain our attention for so long before we need a cognitive break. That's one of the key points in Attention Span, by Gloria Mark. Her book takes decades of...