TED Talks

TED Talks

TED Talks with a focus on the outdoors, the environment and learning

How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff — without ropes

Alex Honnold

Imagine being by yourself in the dead center of a 3,000-foot vertical cliff — without a rope to catch you if you fall. For professional rock climber Alex Honnold, this dizzying scene marked the culmination of a decade-long dream. In a hair-raising talk, he tells the story of how he summited Yosemite’s El Capitan, completing one of the most dangerous free solo climbs ever.

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How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership — starting with a golden circle and the question: “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Wright brothers …

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To raise brave girls, encourage adventure

Caroline Paul

Gutsy girls skateboard, climb trees, clamber around, fall down, scrape their knees, get right back up — and grow up to be brave women. Learn how to spark a little productive risk-taking and raise confident girls with stories and advice from firefighter, paraglider and all-around adventurer Caroline Paul.

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Adventure

Adventure

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of Adventure.

Climate Change

Climate Change

Climate change: It’s real, and our response will take two forms: slowing it down if we can … and learning to live with the change we can’t stop anymore. Watch these TED Talks for a primer on the issue of our times.

Education

Education

TED Talks on education and , learning and self development

Leadership

Leadership

What makes a great leader? These TED Talks — from soldiers and psychologists, athletes and entrepreneurs — share hard-won wisdom on leadership.

Talks for when you’re in the mood for adventure

Talks for when you’re in the mood for adventure

Quench your thirst for adventure with these breathtakingly bold talks that explore the Earth’s most spectacular corners, depths and peaks.

Extreme Sports

Extreme Sports 

Amazing, inspiring feats of daring and determination that will bring you everywhere from the high skies to the deep sea.

Exploration

Exploration

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of Exploration.

When you need to feel awe about the world again

When you need to feel awe about the world again

Learn about the amazing science behind some of the most awe-inspiring things in the world (and beyond).

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We live in an era where the best way to make a dent on the world may no longer be to write a letter to the editor or publish a book. It may be simply to stand up and say something . . . because both the words and the passion with which they are delivered can now spread across the world at warp speed.  (Chris J. Anderson, TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking)

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