So often so many of us are struck by an idea that may seem small, at first. We ruminate on whether it’s even worth pursuing or how can something so miniscule make an impact. It is precisely those kinds of initiatives that we, at TEDxIndianapolis, want to pursue. This year’s theme is not just about… Continue reading.
by John Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org) Maura Molloy: The masterpiece of a simple life Quotes: “I became a minimalist when my passions and my goals became more important than my possessions.” “I got rid of anything that didn’t make me feel like a million bucks.” “Home is where we deal with the stressors that imperil our lives… Continue reading.
To be alive is to be struck with sensory inputs, to have a thousand choices in each second, and to process these realities and possibilities as fast as our brains will go. Complexity is our default, our modern modus operandi. But what if we paused, and pared down? How refreshing might it be to draw… Continue reading.
Our friend John Thomas took extensive notes during the big day and offers up an awesome recap of the highlights. Enjoy these key takeaways! Neelay Bhatt: “You had me at Hello…Hola…Bonjour!” Quotes: “This might be one small way to show we don’t just focus on human beings but on being humane.” “Imagine if all 7… Continue reading.
By Angie Boarman While sitting in a recent planning meeting for the 2014 TEDxIndianapolis after-party, we began to discuss marketing for that part of the day. How are we going to get the word out about the after-party? How are we going to share with people all the great things that are happening at The… Continue reading.
By Chris Carpenter What are some of the best ideas you’ve never heard? The power of ideas to shape, transform, provide hope and inspiration, validate, and challenge us is only as strong as our ability to spread those ideas to places where they may take root. The experience of TEDxIndianapolis is a day of radical hospitality… Continue reading.
By Marc McAleavey, Executive Director of Playworks Indiana Recess, on the playground, is a metaphor for life. As Executive Director of Playworks Indiana, I believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid, arguably every human. Playworks transforms the environment of some of Indianapolis’ most at-risk schools by giving kids… Continue reading.
We strive to be green at TEDxIndianapolis, and RecycleForce is one of our partners, providing recycling bins for the event. Read on to see how RecycleForce helps people Get Outside IN. At RecycleForce, we reclaim the value from electronics and we help people reclaim the value within themselves. Through transitional employment, training, and a host of… Continue reading.
You know you’ve been waiting with bated breath for the schedule for the big day. Well, we’ve got it! Here is your TEDxIndianapolis 2014 schedule. And if you still have some energy left at the end of the day, be sure to check out the after party. Located at The Hall, It’s free with your TEDx badge, and… Continue reading.
Get to know our 2014 TEDxIndianapolis speakers and their big ideas. Ukamaka Oruche on the key to global sustainable health care Ali Momeni on collaborative art and projecting youth voices Megan Lawrence on universal accessibility via digital maps Juan (Kiko) Suarez on wisdom principles for a better world Ed Woodham on how public art connects… Continue reading.