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In this article you can find our recommendations for the The Best Personal Development Ted Talks. Those talks that we recognise as being the best for supporting personal development.

The Best Personal Development Ted Talks: Designing Books is No Laughing Matter. OK, it is.

Recommended because Chip Kidd is funny and shares some great lessons about how to present better. Look out for the Apple drawn on a flip chart.

The Best Personal Development Ted Talks: Smart Failure for a Fast-Changing World

Recommended because Eddie just puts it all in perspective!

The Best Personal Development Ted Talks: Jill Bolte Taylor – My stroke of Insight

Recommended because Jill has a real brain on stage with her, and she understands how the brain works!

The Best Personal Development Ted Talks: Try Something New for 30 Days

Matt Cutts suggests trying something for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals that stick.

The Best Personal Development Ted Talks: 10 Top Time-Saving Tech Tips

Well worth a watch because he enthusiastically shares some simple time saving tips and it only takes 5 minutes.

The Best Personal Development Ted Talks: Got a Meeting? Take a Walk

Nilofer Merchant suggests a small idea that just might have a big impact on your life and health — let ideas flow while you walk and talk.

The Best Personal Development Ted Talks: How to Avoid Death by Powerpoint

David Phillips has become the leading Swedish figurehead in the art of making presentations. He is also author of the ground-breaking book “How To Avoid Death By PowerPoint” published in more than 30 countries.

The Best Personal Development Ted Talks: How to Speak so that People Want To Listen

As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he offers his vision for a sonorous world of listening and understanding.

The Best Personal Development Ted Talks: The Unheard Story of David and Goliath

It’s a classic underdog tale: David, a young shepherd armed only with a sling, beats Goliath, the mighty warrior. The story has transcended its biblical origins to become a common shorthand for unlikely victory. But, asks Malcolm Gladwell, is that really what the David and Goliath story is about?

The Best Personal Development Ted Talks: How to Use One Paper Towel

You use paper towels to dry your hands every day, but chances are, you’re doing it wrong. In this enlightening and funny short talk, Joe Smith reveals the trick to perfect paper towel technique.

Darren A. Smith

About Darren A. Smith

Darren has been working in the world of UK Supermarkets and Suppliers for over 20 years. He began his career as a buyer at one of the big 4 UK supermarkets and after rising through the ranks he decided to leave after 13 years and set-up Making Business Matter.For the last 14 years he has run MBM, which is a training provider to the UK grocery industry. Helping suppliers to the big four supermarkets to develop the soft skills that will secure them more profitable wins.

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