How to succeed? Get more sleep. -- Arianna Huffington
In a world where getting only four hours of sleep is seen not only as a joke but as a badge of honor, we might not realize how truly detrimental sleep deprivation is for us. Arianna Huffington’s secret to success in our chaotic and busy world is simple: sleep. In this talk she tells us how we can literally “sleep [our] way to the top.”
When we design for disability, we all benefit. -- Elise Roy
Elise Roy, a deaf human rights lawyer, demonstrates how by designing for disability first the greater society benefits in the long run. She shows us that by going deaf, her entire world was changed for the better. Design thinking, as she calls it, can not only change the world but can change lives -- and we can all do it.
A better way to talk about abortion. -- Aspen Baker
Abortion is one of the most controversial topics in American politics today, and yet one in three American women will have an abortion in their lifetime. Why is it that we are unable to talk with people about this difficult issue? Aspen Baker demonstrates how we listening and sharing stories are the hallmark actions of the beautiful yet exhausting pro-voice movement.
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