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Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
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Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)
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Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides)

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These are a pdf of the slides I used in the TEDxTokyo 2011 talk. (there are video clips you can not see in this format of course). This was a 12-minute presentation. The video was streamed live and …

These are a pdf of the slides I used in the TEDxTokyo 2011 talk. (there are video clips you can not see in this format of course). This was a 12-minute presentation. The video was streamed live and will be on YouTube soon.

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  • 1. Lessons fromthe bambooBy Garr ReynoldsSlides in PDF from a 12-minute presentation forTEDxTokyo on May 21, 2011.Sans video and audio clip.
  • 2. about JapanWhat inspires you? <
  • 3. Tea Ceremony Ikebana Sumi-e
  • 4. Nature is always speaking to us.
  • 5. “Nature is always speaking to us. ”—Morihei Ueshiba
  • 6. “Everything—evenmountains, rivers,plants, and trees—should be your teacher. ” —Morihei Ueshiba
  • 7. “Study how waterflows in a valleystream, smoothlyand freely between ”the rocks... —Morihei Ueshiba
  • 8. “Study the teachings of thepine tree, the bamboo, andthe plum blossom. ” —Morihei Ueshiba
  • 9. The plum blossom ishardy, and elegant.
  • 10. The pine is evergreen, firmlyrooted, and venerable.
  • 11. Nature as
  • 12. “Study the teachings of thepine tree, the bamboo, andthe plum blossom. ” —Morihei Ueshiba
  • 13. Osaka Nara
  • 14. Pic of backyard
  • 15. Bamboo forest be gins
  • 16. Running in the among the bamboo
  • 17. Running in the among the bamboo , !
  • 18. 10 Lessons from the Bamboo
  • 19. 9 Lessons from the Bamboo
  • 20. (1) Remember: What looks weak is strong
  • 21. fragile is strong.What looks
  • 22. You do n ot have tob e big to b e strong.
  • 23. “ Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size do you? Hmm? ” —Master Yoda
  • 24. You do not have to be scary, and big like a dark forest.Strength in the light,in kindness & compassion
  • 25. You do not have to be scary, and big like a dark forest.Strength in the light,in kindness & compassion
  • 26. Strength in the light,in kindness & compassion
  • 27. (2) Bend but don’t break
  • 28. with th e flow.B amboo goes
  • 29. (3)Deeply rooted yet flexible
  • 30. (4) Slow down your busy mind
  • 31. We cannot see our reflectionin running water...
  • 32. It is only in still water that we can see. —Taoist proverb
  • 33. This is a video without sound.
  • 34. (5) Be always ready
  • 35. “The warrior, like bamboo,is ever ready for action. —Kensho Furuya ”
  • 36. (6 ) Find wisdom in emptiness
  • 37. “Empty your cup so that ”it may be filled... —Bruce Lee
  • 38. “ You must unlearn what you have learned. ” —Master Yoda
  • 39. (7 ) Commit yourself to growth & renewal
  • 40. Even a 100 foot stalk of bamboo can progress one more step.
  • 41. (8 ) Express your usefulness through simplicity
  • 42. “The bamboo in its simplicityexpresses its usefulness. Manshould do the same. ” — Kensho Furuya
  • 43. (9) Unleash your power to spring back
  • 44. Fall seven times, get up eight
  • 45. “It ain’t about how hard you can hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.... That’s how winning is done! ” —Rocky Balboa
  • 46. Lessons from the bamboo:FlexibilityAdaptability
  • 47. Resilience
  • 48. Resilience
  • 49. Be likebamboo
  • 50. good luck!
  • 51. Images:iStockphoto.com& Garr Reynolds

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