Rehearsal in the Aspiration Suite in our offices helped build my confidence.
The TED mission is to “spread ideas.” So, it’s natural for us to spread goodness through the grass-roots work of the Gustavus TEDx community. Both our organizations believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world.
In fact, everything the TED organization does is driven by one goal: How can we best spread great ideas?
Preparing to spread goodness
This was my first experience with TED. With as much speaking as I do, I was uncharacteristically nervous. Something about a time limit and TV cameras that adds a little extra sweat. But it was familiar territory (I’m a Gustavus alum) and the topic was familiar: