1-phrase-description:
10 minutes of pure creativity and inspiring speeches every day executed from specific experts.

short summary:
The mission statement from ted.com, which is a non profit foundation, puts it into a nutshell:

“We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. So we’re building here a clearinghouse that offers free knowledge and inspiration from the world’s most inspired thinkers, and also a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other.”

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key speeches:

“How schools kill creativity – Ken Robinson.” (30 million views (!)).
“How great leaders inspires action – Simon Sinek.” (19 mil views).
“Success, failure and the drive to keep creating – Elizabeth Gilbert” (9 mil views)

major contribution to slick man’s objectives:

Answers to the primary questions in life, foundation for self actualization, focus on creativity, inpiring activities.

1 concrete benefit to my personal life:

For me, getting “real” information intensified in 10 – 15 minutes is crucial. I start my day with a speech, which inspires me for a long time. It attacks my beliefs, my values and norms in order to stabilize, replace or exstinguish it. As a consequence i confront myself with me.

Results in:
→ consciousness
→ inner strenght

further info:
http://www.ted.com