TEDxSYDNEY Pitch Night…
22 ideas, thoughts & stories which inspire, and invite to wonder and ponder
# What could you achieve if you would focus on that one important thing, that is aligned with your personal purpose?
# When you see a woman in a wheelchair, what do you see? Are you able to see the woman? Or do you just see a person in a wheelchair?
# If a refugee from Afghanistan works his butt off to learn English, masters high school exams, studies at the University and delays his further education to grow a company from 1 to 15 employees in one year to give other refugees a fair chance in this beautiful country… you can too!
# And if not, just consider to be a friend…
# Why not leveraging & monetising the skills of your executives to overcome short-term business challenges, instead of firing employees? Think loyalty. Think culture. Think different.
# We need more men in fitness classes, they are the real deal in regards to gender equality
# Know the rules. Bend the rules. Think outside the box.
# Let kids develop their own virtual reality to help them to overcome their anxiety during hospital procedures
# Planning cities is planning human experiences, which needs to be based on real-time data (not data of the past and not data from un-attended town-hall meetings)
# ‘Passionist’ instead of generalists at primary schools
# Do we need to think about the aging process earlier?
# Let’s not forget that corporations are made of people, even in the finance sector. And these people have a right to be proud of what they are doing. Do we need an oath for people in financial institutions, like we have for doctors and lawyers?
# An Indian lady wants to break free from old cultural rules and ends up as software engineer, just to find out that she absolutely stayed in the cliché
# To experience Australia’s true beauty, slow down and soak in natures architecture
*Credit to all the courageous presenters yesterday, I wish I would have noted down their names.
It was an informative and fun evening – highly recommended !