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Brene Brown

Brene Brown

Social scientist and three-time #1 New York Times bestseller Brené Brown has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives – courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy. She has spent the past sixteen years studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of three #1 New York Times bestsellers – The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, and Rising Strong. Her TED talk – The Power of Vulnerability – is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 30 million views.

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Chris Anderson with Pico Iyer

Since taking over TED in the early 2000s, Chris Anderson has shown how carefully crafted short talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, stirring excitement, spreading knowledge, and promoting a shared dream. Done right, a talk can electrify a room and transform an audience’s worldview. Done right, a talk is more powerful than anything in written form.

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Do you have a question for Chris Anderson, Curator of TED?

Monday, May 9th we host Chris Anderson, Curator of TED Talks, in conversation with Pico Iyer at a sold out event at the Aero Theatre.  The occasion is the release of Chris Anderson’s book, TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking. If you have a great question for Chris Anderson, here’s your chance to get a signed book.  Email your question to info@livetalksla.org; and if we use your question, we will ship you a signed book. Video from the event will be posted to our Facebook page and YouTube channel soon.  

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Mathieu Ricard

Matthieu Ricard with Pico Iyer

“Matthieu Ricard provides convincing evidence based on both careful research and personal experience that altruism is an integral part of our nature, and that a more altruistic society is not only possible, but essential if we care about the future.”  — Jane Goodall. SOLD OUT

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