How To Spread Kindness

Can we turn outrage into optimism? Generosity is at the heart of being human. It's how we've always co-operated and grown. Yet so much of modern culture seems to encourage the worst in human nature! At this special event, Chris Anderson will share how we can reimagine generosity and spread more kindness in our lives and our world. As the renowned head of TED, he's seen first-hand the positive traits that lie deep inside us and their incredible potential to spread. C‍hris will introduce us to Infectious Generosity - the idea that small acts of thoughtfulness can combine and ripple out in unexpected ways. He'll explain how you can cultivate your own generous acts - whether of time, talent, money, warmth or kindness - and then help them to spread. No matter how small, these acts of generosity can help to drown out the negativity and inspire millions when they're seen and shared online. This event will be joyful roadmap away from a polarized, selfish society towards the hopeful, humane place where we all want to be. By taking part you'll get the inspiration and tools needed to amplify generosity and discover a more fulfilling way of life. About The Speaker Chris Anderson has been Head of TED for 20 years and has taken the company from a small, exclusive conference to a global phenomenon that reaches millions of people through its iconic TED Talks. Time magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. His work has given him a ringside view of the world's most significant thinkers sharing their boldest ideas across every imaginable discipline. And there's a single theme that stands out in his mind as the essential connecting thread: Generosity. His new book is Infectious Generosity: The Ultimate Idea Worth Spreading. This conversation with Dr Mark Williamson was recorded at an Action for Happiness live event on the 21st of May 2024 https://actionforhappiness.org

Can we turn outrage into optimism? Generosity is at the heart of being human. It's how we've always co-operated and grown. Yet so much of modern culture seems to encourage the worst in human nature! At this special event, Chris Anderson will share how we can reimagine generosity and spread more kindness in our lives and our world. As the renowned head of TED, he's seen first-hand the positive traits that lie deep inside us and their incredible potential to spread. C‍hris will introduce us to Infectious Generosity - the idea that small acts of thoughtfulness can combine and ripple out in unexpected ways. He'll explain how you can cultivate your own generous acts - whether of time, talent, money, warmth or kindness - and then help them to spread. No matter how small, these acts of generosity can help to drown out the negativity and inspire millions when they're seen and shared online. This event will be joyful roadmap away from a polarized, selfish society towards the hopeful, humane place where we all want to be. By taking part you'll get the inspiration and tools needed to amplify generosity and discover a more fulfilling way of life. About The Speaker Chris Anderson has been Head of TED for 20 years and has taken the company from a small, exclusive conference to a global phenomenon that reaches millions of people through its iconic TED Talks. Time magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. His work has given him a ringside view of the world's most significant thinkers sharing their boldest ideas across every imaginable discipline. And there's a single theme that stands out in his mind as the essential connecting thread: Generosity. His new book is Infectious Generosity: The Ultimate Idea Worth Spreading. This conversation with Dr Mark Williamson was recorded at an Action for Happiness live event on the 21st of May 2024 https://actionforhappiness.org

Can we turn outrage into optimism?

Generosity is at the heart of being human. It's how we've always co-operated and grown. Yet so much of modern culture seems to encourage the worst in human nature!

At this special event, Chris Anderson will share how we can reimagine generosity and spread more kindness in our lives and our world. As the renowned head of TED, he's seen first-hand the positive traits that lie deep inside us and their incredible potential to spread.

C‍hris will introduce us to Infectious Generosity - the idea that small acts of thoughtfulness can combine and ripple out in unexpected ways. He'll explain how you can cultivate your own generous acts - whether of time, talent, money, warmth or kindness - and then help them to spread. No matter how small, these acts of generosity can help to drown out the negativity and inspire millions when they're seen and shared online.

This event will be joyful roadmap away from a polarized, selfish society towards the hopeful, humane place where we all want to be. By taking part you'll get the inspiration and tools needed to amplify generosity and discover a more fulfilling way of life.

About The Speaker

Chris Anderson has been Head of TED for 20 years and has taken the company from a small, exclusive conference to a global phenomenon that reaches millions of people through its iconic TED Talks. Time magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. His work has given him a ringside view of the world's most significant thinkers sharing their boldest ideas across every imaginable discipline. And there's a single theme that stands out in his mind as the essential connecting thread: Generosity.

His new book is Infectious Generosity: The Ultimate Idea Worth Spreading.

This conversation with Dr Mark Williamson was recorded at an Action for Happiness live event on the 21st of May 2024.

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