Great Talk TED. A Collection of Esi’s Favourite TED Talks

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Wheelchair users about to kiss

5 talks sharing 1 theme: Disability.

Can disability positively impact business and society? Each talk is between 10 and 20 minutes in length so you may like to  split them up.  One a day should get you through the week.

Michele L. Sullivan

Asking for help is a strength not a weakness.

The power in asking for help from strangers.

Maysoon Zayid

I’ve got 99 problems….palsy is just one.

A tongue and cheek look about the life of an Arab – American lady who also has Cerebral Palsy.

Sinead Burke

Why design should include everyone.

Sinead explains how designing businesses to be inclusive of disability benefits everybody.

Stella Young

I’m not your inspiration, thank you very much.

The danger of “Inspiration Porn”. 

Aimee Mullins

The opportunity of adversity.

The impacts of talking about disability as a positive rather than a negative.

Which one struck you the hardest? What residual thoughts are you left with? What impacts will these talks have on how you do business?

Esi (pronounced SE) set up Celebrating Disability in 2017; offering training, consulting and auditing to support businesses attract, engage and retain disabled people. Having the opportunity to support businesses to see the wealth of benefits that disabled people can bring to business, either as customers or employees is a privilege. She is passionate about disability equality and inclusion and loves nothing more than that “Ah ha” moment with a client when they see what disability equality and inclusion can do for them.

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