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In The Spotlight: TED Edition

In The Spotlight: The TED Edition

With Colonel Chris Hadfield and Simon Sinek speaking at TED2014, the 30th Annual TED Conference this week in Vancouver, we’re shining the spotlight on some of our favourite TED Talks. Col. Hadfield’s presentation at Liftoff!, the opening session of TED2014, received a standing ovation. You can watch the presentation here:
What I Learned from Going Blind in Space

The following are among the 30 most watched TED talks of all time (out of over 1600):

Great Leaders Inspire Action

This ground-breaking Ted Talk by Simon Sinek is the second most watched TED presentation of all time, with over 15.8 million views.
The Power of Introverts

Susan Cain’s revealing TED Talk has had over 7.7 million views and is the 15th most watched Talk ever.

The Happy Secret to Better Work

With over 7 million views, Shawn Achor’s TED Talk has inspired countless and is ranked the 18th most watched in history.

If I Should Have a Daughter

The power and impact of Sarah Kay’s spoken-word presentation at TED has been viewed more than 5.7 million views is the 29th most watched TED presentation of all time.

A few of our other all-time favourites include:

Mark Bowden: The Importance of Being Inauthentic

Nilofer Merchant: Got a Meeting: Take A Walk

Mark Brand: The Impact of an Unconventional Solution

Check out more of our incredible TED speakers here.