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INSPIRED TRAVEL

Travel can spark new ways of thinking and broaden your perspective.

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TRAVEL SHOWED ME…

From uncovering dreams to finding internal strength – see how travel has inspired these TED Fellows.

THE POWER OF HOME

TED Fellow Candy Chang tells us how travel has changed her perspective on home.

HOW TO OPEN MY EYES TO OPPORTUNITY

Learn how travel opened up TED Fellow Karim Abouelnaga’s eyes to uncover opportunities for himself and others.

MY STRENGTH

TED Fellow Zubaida Bai explains that biology is not destiny. Travel has allowed her to define herself and helped her identify and provide solutions to global women’s health issues.

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Energy-Efficient Tools to Stay Charged

Our environment is full of renewable energy sources. Here, we’ve compiled four devices for energy conversion and conservation to help every traveler become their own renewable power station.
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AI Tools For Busy Business Travelers

Artificial intelligence is changing the way traveling entrepreneurs do business. Here, we unpack six AI-driven tools that are elevating work on the go.
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Explore someplace new

Zurich

Whether through food, architecture or design, sustainable energy pulses through the city of Zurich.
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Fresh Eyes

Oakland

From food trucks and street art to farmers markets and sports, the spirit of community is alive in Oakland.
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Beijing

Beijing has set its sights on being a global innovator, and this mission is evident in the complexity of the city’s state-of-the-art architecture and intelligent designs.
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Stories That Inspire

Food For Thought

Smart food can fuel your mind and keep you inspired throughout the day.

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THE MIND MENU

Explore our menu of snacks and beverages and their active ingredients located in our M Clubs.

Raspberry Kale

Mind Menu

Pineapple Sage Date

Cherry Chocolate

Vegetable Chips

Avocado Hummus Tostadas

Cinnamon Almond Shot

Rewriting The Rules of Healthy Eating

Consumers everywhere are waking up to the connection between diet and daily performance. In response, these three epicurean innovations are lined up to sell food that powers body and mind.
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DINING IN THE DARK

A dark-dining restaurant in Phnom Penh offers a unique sensory experience while providing employment for visually impaired people.
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WORK IT OUT

Get down to business with constructive tips and fresh ideas for your career.

The business case for quirkiness

Zappos built a billion-dollar bottom line and a reputation for customer service by letting employees bring their whole, creative selves to work. We go inside.
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Six Tips from the Optimist Who Left Her Dream Job at Apple

This entrepreneur’s willingness to take risks opened the door to an exceptional career in sustainable energy.
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LIKE A BOSS

SURROUNDING YOURSELF WITH THE BEST PEOPLE MATTERS

Successful businesses start with dedicated and determined staff. Here’s how to find the people to propel your startup into growth mode.
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How To Nurture Organizational Intelligence In Four Steps

Renie Cavallari has spent her career giving professionals the tools to transform themselves and their organizations. Here, she offers four ways to start expanding organizational – and emotional – intelligence today.
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You deserve this – explore the M Club

For all your hard work, you deserve an exclusive space to retreat, recharge and refocus. Anytime, any day, with 24/7 access. That place is the M Club, available at select Marriott Hotels.

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New Perspectives

People, places and ideas that will spark new ways of thinking and broaden your perspective.

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Tips for living a creative life

Elizabeth Gilbert, best-selling author of “Eat, Pray, Love,” shares 11 ways to think smartly about creativity.
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Waze’s plan to end traffic for good

Waze revolutionized navigation through crowdsourcing. Now, with Google’s backing, the app is rolling out innovative new features with the goal of ending congestion – permanently.
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Six Questions with Guy Raz

NPR’s Guy Raz, host of the fastest-growing program in public radio history, is usually the one asking the questions. This time, we had some of our own.
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Six Questions with Gbenga Akinnagbe

Gbenga Akinnagbe didn’t tap into his creativity until he was an adult. Now it’s his entire vocabulary.
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