Invest In Yourself, Day 2: Feed Your Brain

Get absorbed in insightful talks and discussions online.

(This the second part of eCompareMo’s Invest in Yourself series. Every day of this #APEC2015 week, we’ll lay down a self-improvement plan to make your APEC holiday productive. We’ll also post APEC schedules and quotes for everyone’s information.)


Today, feed your brain by watching insightful discussions and entertaining talks by this generation’s thought leaders online. One example is “Do Schools Kill Creativity?”, a thoroughly convincing Ted Talk on creating an education that nurtures creativity by English author and educator Sir Ken Robinson.

You may also click here for a playlist of must-watch Ted Talks of all time.

The Philippines has its share of inspirational speakers as well. Tedx Manila has put together a handful of engaging talks, led by the likes of Prim Paypon of The Dream Project, Sam Bloch of Communitere, actress Karylle Tatlonghari-Yuzon, rapper Gloc-9, and improvised actor Gabe Mercado.

Of course, you can always stay on top of the latest APEC developments by watching the live streaming of today’s discussions here.

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What’s happening today

Makati Shangri-La
The conclusion of the APEC CEO Summit opens this morning with an Insight from Chinese billionaire Jack Ma of Alibaba. No less than US President Barack Obama leads the dialogue before noontime, followed by a keynote address by Chinese President Xi Jinping and a conversation with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting (AELM)
SM Mall of Asia Arena and PICC
Senior officials of the 21 member-economies of the APEC will meet for the first day of the AELM.

Today’s top #APEC2015 quote
“Trust in the young people. Believe in them. Help them.”
—Jack Ma, Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group

Tune in to APEC 2015 through SkyCable channel 133. You may also download the APEC TV app on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Like, follow, or search using the hashtag #apec2015.