The CEO of the Cleveland Clinic presented this video as past of his February 2013 “State of the Clinic” address.
Philip Petit’s TED Talk is delightful. Petit is best known in the United States for walking across a wire strung from the South Tower of the World Trade Center to the North Tower. In his TED Talk, he takes us on a journey that begins with his first card trick.
Another great TED Talk.
I enjoy listening to college commencement addresses. A lot of them — perhaps most of them — are just a a string of cliches. But occasionally I come across a real gem. I had the pleasure of hearing Anna Quindlen at the Kenyon College graduation of 2008. She was wonderful This year she gave the commencement address at Grinnell College.(Transcript.) It is well worth a listen.
British comedian Bill Bailey presents “A Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra.”
Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg gave an important talk at TED Women in December 2009. She offers three pieces of advice for women who aspire to be leaders in their companies.