TED 2015 | Truth or Dare

The 2015 TED conference takes place March 16-20. This years’ theme is ‘Truth or Dare’  a search of deeper truth, richer understanding and the asking of better questions. In recognition of all the extraordinary Ideas Worth Spreading, we wanted to highlight some of the most-viewed TED Talks: NSB-Divider

Shane Koyczan | World’s Premier Spoken Word Performer

TED 2013 | 3,399,000+ Total Views

Hilarious and haunting, poet Shane Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it’s like to be young and… different. “To This Day,” his spoken-word poem about bullying, captivated millions as a viral video (created, crowd-source style, by 80 animators). Here, he gives a glorious, live reprise with backstory and violin accompaniment by Hannah Epperson.  

Mark Henick | Mental Health Advocate

TEDxToronto 2013 | 968,000+ Views

Over the course of Mark’s talk, a deep and resonant silence slowly descended over the room, culminating in an audience brought to tears – and a standing ovation. Listen and watch as Mark Henick broadens our perceptions on the subject of suicide. His TEDxTalk helps us to understand not only the point of view of someone who has made the decision to die by suicide, but also how we must re-frame our conversations around the subject in order to make change in the world.  

Frank Warren | Creator, The PostSecret Project

TED 2012 | 6,633,00+ Total Views

“Secrets can take many forms — they can be shocking, or silly, or soulful.” Frank Warren, the founder of PostSecret.com, shares some of the half-million secrets that strangers have mailed him on postcards.  

Dr. Brian Goldman | Emergency Room Physician, Bestselling Author &  Medical Watchdog

TEDxToronto 2010 | 1,038,000+ Total Views

Every doctor makes mistakes. But, says physician Brian Goldman, medicine’s culture of denial (and shame) keeps doctors from ever talking about those mistakes, or using them to learn and improve. Telling stories from his own long practice, he calls on doctors to start talking about being wrong.  

Ray Kurzweil |  Inventor, Entrepreneur, Author & Futurist

TED 2005 | 1,845,000+ Total Views

Inventor, entrepreneur and futurist Ray Kurzweil explains in abundant, grounded detail why, by the 2020s, we will have reverse-engineered the human brain and nanobots will be operating your consciousness. NSB-Divider We represent over 46 speakers  who have taken the stage for TED/TEDx talks around the world. Our speaker profiles, wherever possible, include video links to their TED/TEDx presentations, so be sure to click through and explore all the Ideas Worth Spreading.