The RSA Shorts series provides a snapshot of a big idea, blending voices from the RSA public events programme and the creative talents of illustrators and animators from around the world. It responds to the ever-increasing need for new ideas and inspiration in our busy lives and acts as a jolt of 'mental espresso' that will awaken the curiosity in all of us.
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10 Dec 2013
What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.
08 Jul 2013
In this RSA Shorts video, Sir Ken Robinson argues that education, organisations and communities need to be built on a model of diversity rather than conformity, so that every individual is able to discover and develop their unique talents and abilities.
22 Oct 2012
Journalist and author Jonah Lehrer argues that brainstorming produces less original ideas than those people who work by themselves.
22 Oct 2012
Author Susan Cain shines a spotlight on introverts and reveals how over time our society has come to look to extroverts as leaders.