Conventional Wisdom Done UNconventionally

On Her Own Again


It was a slow night at work last night so I imbibed in a healthy dose of TED talks. My professors use TED Talks routinely in their teaching. Something I love because it opens my eyes to new perspectives and allows me to connect better to the material and see my life differently. However, until last night I’d never watched TED for the sheer pleasure of gaining knowledge. What a long time in coming.

I love storytellers and the novelist Chimamanda Adichie is poignant, funny, and incredibly honest with herself and her listeners. I am always looking for creative individuals who will show me a different perspective on life, maybe that’s why Adichie’s talk “The Danger of a Single Story” resonated so deeply with me.

We are never defined by a single aspect of ourselves – we are multifaceted and individual and do not fit into…

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