Including my desperate self. I found this TED talk in the depths of my inability to focus on yet another paper. Did it help my paper writing? Not really. Did it inspire me? Certainly. But I also felt a pile guilt. If this person could be so focused on their goal that helps so many people, what does that say about me that I can’t write a stinking paper.
Although I’ve developed a hesitancy in TED talks and especially TED conferences, this one is a stand-out. I hope you enjoy it and find a little bit a joy in what this person has been able to achieve.