The Mystery Box
J.J. Abrams is one of the foremost story tellers of our generation. Creator of Lost and director of Mission Impossible 3, Super 8, and Star Trek, Abrams is renowned for pulling viewers into a story until, well, they have a hard time finding their way out. In this TEDTalk, Abrams shares his view on the importance and power of mystery. He starts with a beautiful story of his an event he shared with his grandfather and then moves forward to show how that event, involving a mystery box of magic tricks, has shaped his whole professional life. Anyone interested in how stories work – from teacher to business leader and from parent to preacher – has something to learn from this fast-paced twenty minute video. Enjoy!
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