Drinking the Kool-Aid That Is TEDMED

If you haven't yet sipped the TED Kool-Aid, get yourself a straw. I've been a public speaker for 35 years now but hit the Mt. Everest of conferences when I spoke for the TEDMED group this past October. The concept is 50 speakers -- the most forward-thinking mavericks on our planet. Each one gets only 15 minutes. Each one is unique, powerful and leaves your mind significantly expanded.  The TED folks launched my speech on YouTube this week. There have been thousands of inspired responses.

Trust me. Get your straw ready and immerse yourself in the exciting zeitgeist of TED.

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