Welcome to day #14 of my daily learning journal. My goal is to watch one Ted Talk and one cataract surgery each day. In addition, I plan to read one journal article and read/listen to a book chapter, short story or other piece of significant work. Often, that’s the daily minimum and a great motivator as I start the day.
Here’s today’s list:
- Ted Talk – The power of vulnerability. “Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share.”
This is the 4th most viewed Ted Talk (48.5 million), and a talk I plan to watch again many times. “The power of vulnerability” is applicable to business and personal relationships. Many opportunities to learn and grow.
2. Cataract Surgery – Dr Ashvin Agarwal Demystifying cataract surgery on clouded corneas – I traveled to Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital in 2007 for LASIK training. Dr. Ashvin Agarwal presents remarkable cases in a 15 minute potpourri.
3A. Journal articles – Ophthalmology – High Iris Insertion in Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome. Erin A. Boese, Douglas B. Critser, John H. Fingert. June 2020 – Case Report.
3B. Natural History of Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Results from the Prospective Proxima A and B Clinical Trials. Ophthalmology. Volume 127, Issue 67, P769-783, June 1, 2020
4A. Book Chapter – Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice. Chapter 15-21 via LoyalBooks.com podcast. Excellent narration.
4B. Book Chapter – Simon Sinek, Start With Why. (2009). Chapter 2. He’s building a good story after the Ted Talk.
5. (BONUS) Happy National Sunglasses Day! Prolonged sun exposure raises the risk of eye diseases such as cataract, growths on the eye & cancer. Which sunglasses offer the best defense? Check out the American Academy of Ophthalmology article “The Sun, UV Light and Your Eyes.”
I hope you enjoy these selections.
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