You are cordially invited to the next TEDxTheHague salon! Our December edition — themed Accepting Creativity— is curated by TEDxTheHague enthusiast Gijs Niezink. Gijs writes:
"As a person who is interested in the use of human capital, especially the use of creativity, I would like to reflect on all three levels of the use and acceptance of creativity; at the individual, societal and organizational level."
We'll explore this theme by watching and discussing the following videos:
Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius
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.
Susan Cain: The power of Introverts
In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.
David Kelley: How to build your creative confidence
Is your school or workplace divided into "creatives" versus practical people? Yet surely, David Kelley suggests, creativity is not the domain of only a chosen few. Telling stories from his legendary design career and his own life, he offers ways to build the confidence to create...
RSVP if you want to attend
We hope this theme will resonate with you, awaken your curiosity and make you decide to attend TEDxTheHague. To stimulate conversation, we admit up to 20 guests. If you want to be put on our final guest list, please RSVP. First-come, first-served!
We look forward to a stimulating evening filled with spirited conversation and new discoveries.
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Yolanthe Smit & Ralph Oei