Sir Robinson’s talk on creativity and education was one of the very first talks released by TED on the web and has been downloaded over 3.5 million times in over 200 countries, making him an admired expert on creativity, innovation and education. You can view the charming talk here.
Most recently he wrote the book The Element, which he describes as “the place where passion and skill meet. People find The Element when they engage in the thing that they love that they are also especially good at doing.” The book encourages us to follow our passions.
Here is the (long but worthwhile) talk he recently presented at UCLA as part of the Hammer Lectures: