Wait But Why: Important / confusing / funny / quirky things decoded

Wait But Why is a fantastic resource, and highly recommended! As diverse as it is entertaining, this blog covers topics from how to pick a life partner and why Gen Y yuppies are unhappy to From Muhammad to ISIS: Iraq’s full story and a four-part series on Elon Musk: The world’s raddest man and how he’s changing … Continue reading Wait But Why: Important / confusing / funny / quirky things decoded

TED: Ideas worth spreading

Ever found yourself caught in a seemingly never-ending spiral of Youtube cat videos (or similar)? Unfortunately we all have. Short videos are entertaining – TED makes them productive! TED hosts conferences all over the world (both official TED events and unofficial TEDx events) to bring together inspiring, informative and interesting speakers. The talks are short-form, typically 10 minutes, and … Continue reading TED: Ideas worth spreading

TED Talk: Emilie Wapnick – Why some of us don’t have one true calling

“At some point ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ goes from being the trivial exercise it once was to what keeps us up at night.” A great talk from Emie Wapnick on how our culture is aligned around narrowly focused careers – from early childhood right through the education system – … Continue reading TED Talk: Emilie Wapnick – Why some of us don’t have one true calling

TED Talk: Larry Smith – Why you will fail to have a great career

A super engaging talk on the many excuses people make for not having ‘great’ careers. From settling for ‘interesting’ to telling your children they stifled your dreams (!) Larry Smith exposes the reality many of us have constructed for ourselves. “And that is why you aren’t going to have a great career. Unless…” Paul Continue reading TED Talk: Larry Smith – Why you will fail to have a great career