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  Published on Nov 28, 2014  

Tommy Hollenstein: Confinement to a wheelchair not an obstacle to creating art

Twenty-nine years ago, Tommy Hollenstein was in a mountain biking accident that left him paralyzed and wheelchair bound, unable to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming an artist.

  Published on Jun 6, 2014  
time 6.51

Stacey Kramer: The best gift I ever survived | TEDx Talk

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Stacey Kramer offers a moving, personal, 3-minute parable that shows how an unwanted experience — frightening, traumatic, costly — can turn out to be a priceless gift.

  Published on Feb 1, 2013  
time 10:47

Adam Leipzig: How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | TEDx Talk

Adam Leipzig has overseen more than 25 movies as a producer, executive and distributor. and has produced more than 300 stage plays and live events, and he was one of the founders of the Los Angeles Theatre Center.

  Published on Oct 17, 2012  
time 10:33

Tasha Eurich: Learning to be awesome at anything you do, including being a leader | Tedx Talk

With a contagious passion and energy, Tasha Eurich pairs her scientific savvy in human behavior with a practical approach to solving business challenges. Her life's work is to help companies succeed by making their leaders awesome. In 2013, Tasha released her first book "Bankable Leadership: Happy People, Bottom Line Results and the Power to Deliver Both." It debuted at #8 on the New York Times best-seller list and was named a Top 10 Small Business book by Small Business Trends in 2013.

  Published on Nov 25, 2013  
time 15:51

Dianna David: Have the balls to follow your dreams | TEDx talk

After four years of working behind a desk, she started to get that uncomfortable feeling in the pit of her stomach, the kind you get when you know you're not supposed to be where you are. She wondered, "Is this what I'm going to do for the rest of my life?" On her journey to answer one of life's biggest questions, she comes across a red ball, and from then on her life was never the same.

time 30:13
  Published on Dec 14, 2015      

Amy Purdy: Living beyond limits | TEDx Talk

Amy Purdy talks about the power of imagination. She explains how our lives are not determined by what happens to us, but by the choices we make. Imagination allows us to break down borders, to move beyond our circumstances, to create and constantly progress.

Amy Purdy has been through hardships that most of us will never face -- or can even fathom. But what makes her story so incredible is not that fact that she lived a "normal" childhood and spent her high school years as a passionate artist and snowboarder, then traumatically lost both her legs at age 19, but how she has persevered, taking implausible challenges and rising above them.

  Filmed Jun 2016  
time 9:36

Isaac Lidsky: What reality are you creating for yourself? | TED Summit

Reality isn't something you perceive; it's something you create in your mind. Isaac Lidsky learned this profound lesson firsthand, when unexpected life circumstances yielded valuable insights. In this introspective, personal talk, he challenges us to let go of excuses, assumptions and fears, and accept the awesome responsibility of being the creators of our own reality.

time 11:50
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