TEDxHickory Talks

TEDxHickory 2018 Talks

The Power of Knowing Your Lines | Bill Morgan
One of the most often asked questions of actors is “How do you learn all of those lines?” and yet,
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The Future of Movie Theaters | Alan Jackson
Over the past 100 years we have experienced major changes in the way we experience art. But perhaps no medium
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What Do Elders Know And Why Is It Still Important? | Dennis Stamper
We live in a time in which our knowledge is growing at an unprecedented rate. It is changing not only
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Why This Iranian Immigrant Had to Return to 1980 Miami | Roben Farzad
Roben relives the trauma he shared with his hometown of Miami, which by 1981 became America’s murder capital. Roben hosts
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If / Then | Turney Duff
Turney Duff shares his tales of spectacular excess while illuminating the consequences of predicting future emotions. He always believe that
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Asking the Right Questions | Steven Clarke
I learned early on, while on the debate team in high school, that there are many sides to a lot
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Brain Fitness for Kids: Cloning the DNA of Einstein | Edie Raether
If you want to raise a remarkable child; one who can perform like Mozart, score like Michael Jordan and become
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Creating Without Limits | Scott Regenbogen
Scott Regenbogen talks about how the ability for us to Make and Create and Design has become unlimited due to
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TEDxHickory 2017 Talks

Rather Invest in Criminals than in Wall Street | Uwe Kaspers
This talk discusses the economic potential of social welfare programs. Social impact creates economic value. The example used is the
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Remember What You Want | Jarrod Haning
Is it true that spoken words are responsible for the emotional wounds we feel? If there was something else at
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The Happiness Meter | Jesse Itzler
We have ways to measure so many key metrics in our lives. We step on a scale to check our
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What’s Next? NO Bullying…from Anyone | Mitchell Gold
When you hear the word “bully,” do you think of the overt schoolyard type? Long-time equality advocate Mitchell Gold says
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Connect to Your Passion By Paying Attention to the Whisper | Adriana Girdler
Do you know someone living their life’s passion? Their happiness is inspiring. Want to live your life with purpose? Yet finding it
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Sharks and Self Pity | Fox Beyer
Sharks can teach us a lot about failure, self pity, and cerebral palsy. This is my story. Fox Beyer is
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Connecting People Through the Power of Creativity | Jon Carfagno
This presentation is a call to action about the role art museums should play in catalyzing the next phase of
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Why You Should Never Grow Up | Cedric Clyburn
Sometimes, taking a step forward requires taking a step back. “Why you shouldn’t grow up” is an idea that encompasses
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Mitchell Levy: BEing Seen & BEing Heard as a Thought Leader!
In today’s connected society, how “should” we present ourselves to those that “should” be listening? Who we were and how
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Living a Life With Purpose | Jodi O’Donnell-Ames
My talk is a reminder that dreams can come true at any age! As the founder of a unique non
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