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Stacey Kramer: The best gift I ever survived

ステイシー・クレマー「人生最高の贈り物」

February 12, 2010

恐ろしく、衝撃的で代償を伴う経験がいかにして最高の贈り物になり得るのか?ステイシー・クレマーが実体験に基づいた例え話を3分間で語ります

Stacey Kramer - Brand strategist
Stacey Kramer has traveled the United States and the world helping to create names and brands for growing companies. Full bio

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Imagine, if you will -- a gift.
よろしければ 贈り物を1つ想像して下さい
00:16
I'd like for you to picture it in your mind.
心の中に描いてみて下さい
00:20
It's not too big --
あまり大き過ぎず
00:23
about the size of a golf ball.
ゴルフボールくらいでしょうかね
00:25
So envision what it looks like all wrapped up.
箱の中身をイメージして下さい
00:27
But before I show you what's inside,
でも中身をお見せする前に 人生を
00:30
I will tell you, it's going to do incredible things for you.
大きく揺るがす物だとだけ言っておきます
00:33
It will bring all of your family together.
家族全員があなたの為に集まり
00:36
You will feel loved and appreciated like never before
溢れるほどの愛情と尊敬を受け
00:40
and reconnect with friends and acquaintances
長年連絡のなかった友人や知人から
00:43
you haven't heard from in years.
連絡を受けることでしょう
00:45
Adoration and admiration
敬愛され 褒めたてられ
00:47
will overwhelm you.
戸惑いすら感じるほどです
00:49
It will recalibrate what's most important in your life.
人生で最も重要なことを再確認させてくれます
00:52
It will redefine your sense
精神性や信頼とは何かを
00:55
of spirituality and faith.
再定義してくれるでしょう
00:57
You'll have a new understanding
身体に対する新たな理解と
01:00
and trust in your body.
信頼が芽生えます
01:02
You'll have unsurpassed vitality and energy.
この上ない活力を感じます
01:04
You'll expand your vocabulary,
語彙は豊かになり
01:07
meet new people,
新たな人々に出会い
01:09
and you'll have a healthier lifestyle.
より健康的な生活を送れます
01:11
And get this --
更に これがあれば
01:14
you'll have an eight-week vacation
全くなにもしなくてよい―
01:16
of doing absolutely nothing.
8週間の休暇を取れます
01:18
You'll eat countless gourmet meals.
たくさんのグルメを楽しみ
01:21
Flowers will arrive by the truckload.
大量の花束が贈られてきます
01:24
People will say to you,
人々は言うでしょう
01:27
"You look great. Have you had any work done?"
「調子よさそうだね 何かしたの?」
01:29
And you'll have a lifetime supply
加えて 一生分の
01:32
of good drugs.
医薬品が提供されます
01:34
You'll be challenged, inspired,
障害を前に 刺激 鼓舞され
01:37
motivated and humbled.
謙虚な気持ちになるでしょう
01:40
Your life will have new meaning.
人生に新たな意味を見い出します
01:43
Peace, health,
平和 健康
01:46
serenity, happiness,
平穏 幸福
01:48
nirvana.
涅槃(ねはん)に行き着くでしょう
01:51
The price?
費用はいくらかって?
01:53
$55,000,
およそ5万5千ドルです
01:55
and that's an incredible deal.
ずいぶんおいしい話ですね
01:58
By now I know you're dying to know
中身が何で どこで手に入るか
02:01
what it is and where you can get one.
知りたくて仕方ないでしょう?
02:03
Does Amazon carry it?
Amazonで取り扱ってるのか?
02:06
Does it have the Apple logo on it?
アップルのロゴはついてるのか?
02:08
Is there a waiting list?
キャンセル待ちはあるのか?
02:10
Not likely.
どれも当てはまりません
02:13
This gift came to me about five months ago.
約5ヶ月前 私はこれを受け取りました
02:15
It looked more like this when it was all wrapped up --
こんな感じで包装されていました
02:18
not quite so pretty.
あまり見栄えしませんね
02:20
And this,
それからこれと
02:23
and then this.
これもです
02:26
It was a rare gem --
これは珍しい宝石で
02:29
a brain tumor,
私に多くを与えた贈り物
02:31
hemangioblastoma --
脳腫瘍です 正確には
02:33
the gift that keeps on giving.
血管芽細胞腫でした
02:36
And while I'm okay now,
私はもう元気ですが 皆さんには
02:39
I wouldn't wish this gift for you.
受け取って欲しくはありません
02:41
I'm not sure you'd want it.
皆さんが欲しいかもわかりませんし
02:43
But I wouldn't change my experience.
しかし私の経験を偽る気はありません
02:45
It profoundly altered my life
この贈り物によって 私の人生は
02:48
in ways I didn't expect
360度変わりました
02:51
in all the ways I just shared with you.
ここでお話したとおりです
02:53
So the next time you're faced
今後 皆さんが
02:55
with something that's unexpected,
思いがけない 厄介な
02:57
unwanted and uncertain,
先の読めないものに遭遇した際
03:00
consider
考えてみて下さい
03:03
that it just may be a gift.
それは贈り物なのかもしれません
03:05
(Applause)
(拍手)
03:08
Translator:Takahiro Shimpo
Reviewer:Aiko McLean

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Stacey Kramer - Brand strategist
Stacey Kramer has traveled the United States and the world helping to create names and brands for growing companies.

Why you should listen

Co-founder of Brandplay, a brand strategy firm, Stacey Kramer also founded Word for Word, a naming and branding consultancy serving national and global companies -- from big, recognizable names to next year's newsmaking startups.

In 2009, Kramer found herself confronting a terrifying diagnosis: a CAT scan revealed she had a brain tumor -- the size of a golf ball. She told her remarkable, personal story at TED2010.

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