TED Talk series starts Feb. 1

By Haywood County Library | Jan 09, 2017

New for 2017, the Waynesville Library will be hosting a series of TED talk discussions. TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less).

TED began in 1984 as a conference where technology, entertainment and design (TED) converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.

Every other month, from 1:00-2:30 pm, come watch a 15-20 minute TED talk and then discuss. Registration is required Call 356-2507 or email kolsen@haywoodnc.net.

All of the TED talks in this series have been chosen from the list of the top 20 most watched talks.

— Feb 1: How to Speak So That People Will Want to Listen

— April 5: Your Elusive Creative Genius

— June 7: How to Make Stress Your Friend

— Aug. 2: The Power of Vulnerability

— Oct. 4: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

— Dec. 6: How to Spot a Liar

Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.