The 4 TED talks to watch before the start of 2017 to help with year end goal setting

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TEDx is a global platform where scientists and thought leaders present ideas that change the world.

Many of our clients at OnFire Books want to deliver one, however it’s more coveted than any television or media appearance and difficult to achieve as a speaker, because TED doesn’t look for speakers.

Watching TED is a great way to expand your growth. In my household even the kids watch 3 TEDx talks a day.

Here’s a few of my top picks for interesting talks to inspire you as you plan your goals for 2017.

#1: My first pick is a winner for everyone for personal growth.

This talk has 19 million plus views, (18.9 + more than mine!) and was delivered by a high school junior wise beyond his years.

Topic: My Philosophy for a Happy Life
Speaker: Sam Berns

Trust me, it’s a great talk to watch to recalibrate your mindset while thinking of your goals for 2017.

#2: You can grow new brain cells. Here’s how!

I love neurogenesis and know how important it is as a thinker, to protect your brain. Since our business model is rooted in the cheap phentermine brain, and not physical action, I’m a student of neuroscience and a promoter of circulation and running in our company culture!

In 2017 we are incentivizing our team members to increase brain fitness, through running, with cash incentives.

Neural stem cell researcher studies the way adult brains create new nerve cells in the hippocampus — a brain area involved in memory and mood.

Topic: You can grow new brain cells. Here’s how
Speaker: Sandrine Thuret

#3: Out of the box learning!

As an advocate for divergent learning and creating, any thought leader will love Christopher Emdin and his talk on bringing hip hop into the classroom and encouraging teachers to bring the class Alive.

Topic: Teach teachers how to create magic
Speaker: Christopher Emdin

#4: How can we create new senses for humans?

We accept reality of the world based on how it’s presented to us personally, via our senses, versus on what we can’t perceive.

What if there was something out there we were unaware of? How our senses play a role in our thinking and life.

As writers, we know that it’s not enough just to create and capture the story.

Every book must engage the senses. This talk offers insight into the human brain and a different way of thinking.

I’m a student of human psychology because excellent writing is 150% psychology.

If you understand the reader (human behavior) you understand how to create emotion and trigger them to take action. This occurs one on one, through the senses.

Reading and writing effectively is about tapping into their fears, smells, sights sounds and writing to the unseen.

Topic: Rethinking how we use the senses
Speaker: David Eagleman, Neuroscientist

When I’m coaching someone to land a TED audition or deliver a speech, it truly is about discovering their one true calling, that topic that they can speak authentically to as an expert.

Add at least three TED talks a week to your .

To your legacy,