All posts tagged “Talk”

TED Talk: The Experience Economy

Interesting TED Talk from Joseph Pine about what he coined as ‘The Experience Economy’. The need for companies to create engaging experiences.

Ira Glass on Creativity

Ira Glass of “This American Life” talks about the building blocks of a great story.

Change a few words and this could be expanded to just about any creative medium.

TEDxSingapore: Esther Tan – All Women’s Everest Team


After an arduous 5-year journey of planning, training and fund-raising; Esther and her teammates created history for the nation by being the first Singaporean women to summit the highest mountain in the world on 20 May 2009.
We are very proud to have her with us at Ogilvy Singapore. :)

TED Talk: The shape-shifting future of the mobile phone

At TEDxBerlin, Fabian Hemmert demos one future of the mobile phone — a shape-shifting and weight-shifting handset that “displays” information nonvisually, offering a delightfully intuitive way to communicate.

The fear of failure

To promote their graduation exhibition in May, students from Berghs School of Communication invited leading figures in the creative world to discuss their ‘fear of failure’. Via CR Blog.

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Featuring ILM, Stefan Sagmeister, 180 Amsterdam, Dainippon Type Organization and more.
Hong Kong. 11th & 12th March 2011. Buy tickets here.

Ten Facebook Myths Busted

Is facebook just another marketing channel? Does every brand need a fb page? Is a fb post on your page always better than sending an email? How do you increase your fan numbers? These questions and more are answered in this revealing presentation by Soap Creative in Australia.

Sheena Iyengar on How We Choose

“A rose by any other name probably does look different and maybe even smells different.” says Sheena Iyengar, who has studied how we make choices — and how we feel about the choices we make. At TEDGlobal, she talks about both trivial decisions (Coke v. Pepsi) and profound ones, and shares her groundbreaking research that has uncovered some surprising findings about our attitudes towards choices. For instance, that when we’re presented with too many things to choose from, we tend not to choose anything at all. And that the American assumptions about choices are certainly not true in other cultures.

Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity

Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius. It’s a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.