Tag Archives: TED talks

discomfort and obscurity

Image: adweek.com “Out of discomfort comes greatness.” -Cindy Gallop Discomfort And Obscurity Temple Grandin, who knew that an autistic woman, with a need to soothe herself and a love of animals, would receive a PhD, design a way to make slaughterhouses more humane, and go on to be played by actor Claire Danes in a widely acclaimed […]


wednesday ted talks

Ted Talks If you click on this link, you can see Ashton Applewhite, author of This Chair Rocks, giving a Ted Talk at the Library of Congress. If you don’t, you’re misssing out on something really good.  Tartan I don’t know if I would ever feel comfortable wearing tartan, but when I look at these Rei Kawakubo pieces, […]


vulnerable part II

What did you think of Brené Brown’s TED talk? (Here, if you haven’t seen it.) It blew me away. She is, of course, extremely articulate and personable. She is an expert in her field and obviously dedicated to her research. For me though, what was most compelling about her talk was the story she told about herself and […]