Learning Points from Jill Bolte Taylor’s TED Talk on “My Stroke of Insight”

To hear the first hand account from a stroke victim when the stroke is happening is simply "Wow"! 1. The two halves of our brain are completely separate from each other. The right half behaves like a parallel processor while the left half behaves like a serial processor. 2. Our right brain is concerned about… Continue reading Learning Points from Jill Bolte Taylor’s TED Talk on “My Stroke of Insight”

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Learning Points from Mary Roach’s TED Talk on “10 Things You didn’t know about Orgasm”

Well this one sounds pretty self explanatory. 1. Observations of in-utero fetal masturbation. 2. You don't need genitals to experience orgasm. 3. You can have them when you're dead. 4. Orgasm can cause bad breath. 5. And cure the hiccups. 6. Doctors once prescribed orgasm for fertility. 7. Pig farmers still do. 8. Female animals… Continue reading Learning Points from Mary Roach’s TED Talk on “10 Things You didn’t know about Orgasm”

Learning Points from Brené Brown’s TED Talk on “The Power of Vulnerability”

This is a difficult one to process, but here are some of the points I picked up from Brené Brown's TED talk on "The Power of Vulnerability" 1. Connection is what gives purpose and meaning to our lives. 2. The reason why people struggle with love and belonging is because they do not feel worthy… Continue reading Learning Points from Brené Brown’s TED Talk on “The Power of Vulnerability”

Learning Points from Simon Sinek’s TED Talk on “How Great Leaders Inspire Action”

Some points I picked up from Simon Sinek's TED talk on "How Great Leaders Inspire Action" 1. Great leaders think opposite from how everyone else thinks. Everyone goes "what, how, why". They think "why, how, what". 2. The goal is to do business with people who believe what you believe. It is not based on… Continue reading Learning Points from Simon Sinek’s TED Talk on “How Great Leaders Inspire Action”

Learning Points from Amy Cuddy’s TED Talk on “Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are”

Here are some points that I learnt from this TED talk by Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist, regarding your body language: 1. Just as we are influenced by other’s body language, others are as influenced by our body language. 2. When you feel powerful, you stretch out and make yourself bigger. When you are afraid, […]