Quick Update on the Speakers for TEDxTauranga 2014

Oooo I'm so excited! I just had to give you this quick update on our speakers. Firstly, did you know there are 23 in our organising team now? We are all un-paid volunteers and we all have to juggle our day-jobs, family commitments and somehow find the time to work on...

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TED Talk: Michael Norton: How To Buy Happiness

At TEDxCambridge, Michael Norton shares fascinating research on how money can, indeed buy happiness — when you don't spend it on yourself. Listen for surprising data on the many ways pro-social spending can benefit you, your work, and (of course) other people. (Filmed...

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TED Talk: Amanda Palmer: The art of asking

Don't make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer: Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer (drop a dollar in the hat for the Eight-Foot Bride!), she examines the new relationship between artist and fan....

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Tickets Will Go On Sale 12noon Monday 12 May 2014

Sales of "early-bird" tickets finished today. You will not be able to purchase tickets until 12noon Monday 12 May 2014. If you're receiving this message via email, stay subscribed and I'll email you when tickets go live. Until then, you can help in 2 ways: 1. Spread...

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TED Talk: Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the...

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