A cool post from a friend. We don’t have to watch or go to a TED event, we can create our own experiences and learnings.
Last week on a warm, sunny morning, I rode my bike into downtown GR. My house is just a few miles from downtown, so the commute was short & easy. After securing my bike to a rack outside of a landmark bar, I put on one of those paper wristbands that allowed me to attend the TEDxGrandRapids event. Then, it was onto a day full of listening to talks from a diverse set of speakers from around the country. It was stimulating, provoking & motivating. And, I felt beat by the end of day. Overall, that’s what any TED event should be like!
However, when I think back on the day, there was a lot more going on than just listening. My wristband was busy note-taking & applauding. My wristband was propped under my chin as I listened closely to some unexpected messages. The wristband shook some new hands, ate…
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