How to get serious about diversity and inclusion in the workplace | Janet Stovall

How to get serious about diversity and inclusion in the workplace | Janet Stovall

Everybody has that one friend — you know, the single-minded one, the one who, no matter what the question is, always finds a way to make the answer whatever it is she’s single-minded about. I’m that friend. (Laughter) And the thing that I’m single-minded about is racism. If someone were to ask me, “So, Janet, […]

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Psychosis or Spiritual Awakening: Phil Borges at TEDxUMKC

Translator: Mika Fukasawa Reviewer: Maria K. Good evening. One of the things I love about visiting indigenous cultures is it lets me step back in time and see how we all lived centuries ago. In doing that, I’ve noticed so many things, things that we’ve gained and things that we’ve lost. One of the things […]

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Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health? | Bailey Parnell | TEDxRyersonU

Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health? | Bailey Parnell | TEDxRyersonU

Translator: MARIA TIAKA Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m fat. Wow, I’m fat. She’s only nineteen years old, what am I doing with my life? Hey! Two likes! Nice. Do I like this photo? Does she really need more likes? I hope I’m going to be invited to the wedding. One more like, nice! Welcome […]

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What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

So, a little while ago, members of my family had three bits of minor surgery, about a half hour each, and we got three sets of bills. For the first one, the anesthesia bill alone was 2,000 dollars; the second one, 2,000 dollars; the third one, 6,000 dollars. So I’m a journalist. I’m like, what’s […]

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Rebecca Onie: What if our healthcare system kept us healthy?

Rebecca Onie: What if our healthcare system kept us healthy?

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast So my freshman year of college I signed up for an internship in the housing unit at Greater Boston Legal Services. Showed up the first day ready to make coffee and photocopies, but was paired with this righteous, deeply inspired attorney named Jeff Purcell, who thrust me onto the […]

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Obesity is a National Security Issue: Lieutenant General Mark Hertling at TEDxMidAtlantic 2012

Translator: Emma Gon Reviewer: Cathrine Ulstrand Hello, my name’s Hertling and I’m a soldier and — you probably could tell that. I’ve been in the military for 38 years. I’m thinking of making it a career. I have seen — (Laughter) — I have seen and studied and analysed all types of security threats. I’ve […]

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Is medicine killing you? Lissa Rankin, MD at TEDxFargo

Is medicine killing you? Lissa Rankin, MD at TEDxFargo

Translator: Arvind Patil Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs Is modern medicine killing you? Or saving you? The very idea that we should have to ask that kind of question is so upsetting to me as a doctor. I was called to medicine the way many are called to the priesthood, as a sort of spiritual calling. My […]

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Social workers as super-heroes | Anna Scheyett | TEDxColumbiaSC

Social workers as super-heroes | Anna Scheyett | TEDxColumbiaSC

Translator: Reviewer: Denise RQ I have a theme song, come on! I love this song! And I love this song because everybody needs a hero. And, in fact, at some point, when life throws us a big challenge, we need a super hero! Somebody who is not scared to jump into the chaos and fight […]

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Three Myths of Behavior Change – What You Think You Know That You Don’t: Jeni Cross at TEDxCSU

Three Myths of Behavior Change – What You Think You Know That You Don’t: Jeni Cross at TEDxCSU

Reviewer: Reiko Bovee I want to challenge you all about what you think you know. Many of you are here because you’re really interested in making change. You’re thinking about making change in lots of places and lots of ways. But what you don’t know is that your greatest adversary is not that change is […]

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