Ted Talks are one of my favorite ways to spend some free time. In a recent release on TED.com was from Megan Washington, who is is an Australian singer/songwriter. She has won Australia’s version of the Grammy for her music, but listening to her music you wouldn’t know that since childhood, she has had a stutter. In this Ted Talk she talks about her life, her stutter and her immense fear of public speaking. This is an outstanding talk, one that made me think that Ms. Washington is very admirable person with a lot of guts to stand there to be honest with people as she puts it. The one thing that she has done all of her life is sing. Why? Because, when you sing you brain cannot stutter. At the end of this talk, she does what she calls “Ted Sing.”
Listen to her talk and then listen to her sing. Have the Kleenex handy.