Top 10 Ted Talks You Should Watch

by sonal sharma

Hello, Everyone! If you talk about Top 10 Ted Talks Today, TED announced that Chairman Gooch, an anti-corruption activist who co-founded the watchdog organization Global Witness, is this year’s winner of the $1 million TED Prize.

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There are now more than 1,700 TED talks  “ideas worth spreading” available online. I’m honored to make recommendations of just Top 10 Ted talks of the many talks, from scientists to artists, writers to leaders that have made me feel smarter.  Watch a few Top 10 Ted talks I guarantee you’ll be inspired!

1. Magda Sayeg:-“Doing what you love can become a career when you least expect it”


Magda Sayeg is a textile artist, but she didn’t set out to be one, she explains in this brief and colorful talk. In fact, she was a math major, but one day, out of a desire to relieve the endless gray and hardness of a modern urban environment with something colorful and soft and fuzzy, she wrapped a steel door handle in knitted fabric.

2.Brian Eno:-“Frustration inspires creativity”


What should you do when your creativity flags and you’re feeling really stuck? Try tying your dominant hand behind your back. This logic (although not this specific advice) comes from a fascinating talk by economist Tim Harford, who notes that the best-selling solo piano album of all time came about when a brilliant pianist was obliged to play on a really terrible piano.

The legendary musician and producer Brian Eno use this knowledge to his advantage too.

3.Robert Waldinger:-“Good relationships make you happier and healthier   than wealth or fame”


What makes people happiest? To find out, Harvard University began tracking a group of its male students–and a comparable group of young men from Boston’s poorest neighborhood. In this thought-provoking talk, Robert Waldinger, the study’s current head, says the evidence is in and it’s incontrovertible.

4.Jill Bolte Taylor: “My Stroke of Insight”


Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a neuroscientist who observed her own stroke as it was happening. This is one of the most popular TED talks of all time.

5.Shawn Achor:-“The happy secret to better work”


We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backward? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive.

6.Cameron Russell:-“Looks are not everything Believe me I’m a model”


Cameron admits she won “a genetic lottery”: she’s tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don’t judge her by her looks. In this fearless talk, she takes a wry look at the industry that had her looking highly seductive at barely 16 years old.

7.Thomas Suarez:-“A 12-year old app developer”


Most 12-year-olds love playing videogames — but Thomas Suarez taught himself, how to create them. After developing iPhone apps like “Bustin Jeiber,” a whack-a-mole game, he is now using his skills to help other kids become developers.

8.Jennifer Kahn:-“Gene editing can now change an entire species  forever” 


Journalist Jennifer Kahn introduces viewers to CRISPR, a tool used for gene editing that gives humans the power to shape DNA.CRISPR’s potential applications make it apt for many ethical debates and thought experiments.

9.Tim Urban:-“Inside the mind of a master procrastinator”


Anyone who’s taken a dive down the rabbit hole of YouTube can relate to illustrator Tim Urban’s talk about putting things off.Urban, who says he has lived his entire life as a procrastinator, urges people to confront their bad habit while they still have time to get everything done.

 10.Amy Cuddy:-“Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are”


An essential talk for all young women! Cuddy is a psychologist and Harvard Business School professor who explains how our posture and body language shape not only how others see us but how we see ourselves.

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