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Mohanapriya Rajasekaran

Human Resource Management - Student, School of Management, University of Southampton, UK

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All of us can make a difference..and here is how! "Small community talks"

I am sure all of us have an urge to make a difference and bring a change to the community by some means and hence we are part of this respected and resourceful TED community!

But how far have we gone to bring about change that we want to see in people around us, our neighbours, our friends, colleagues, our community etc. Be it anything from sharing your experience that should teach someone a lesson to influence people to live a healthier life to educate underprivileged children around us or to make someone a better person.

Being a TED Speaker is probably the best possible way to reach millions of people. But to positively change and influence our closest ones in our community or circle, all it takes is an idea and a voice!

Share that one most important thing that you want to share with your community that can make a difference in their life.

(This idea is truly inspired by the whole idea of TED! The rich and thoughtful knowledge it imparts in its viewers effectively)

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    Jan 8 2013: Probably I would emphasize courage, encourage people to be more courageous in their lives. Have the courage to be different, think for yourself, ask a new and different question, reach out to someone new, stand up for a difficult cause.
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      Jan 8 2013: Well said... Courage to stand against wrong or to be different should be nurtured by parents and teachers from a very young age, isn't it? But nothing is too late... I guess where there is a will there is a way :) ... I hope you are able to influence at least a hand full of people with your thoughts!

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