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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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Be Like Bamboo (TEDxTokyo 2011 slides) Presentation Transcript

  • 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