TED Business

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Whatever your business conundrum, there’s a TED Talk for that—whether you want to learn how to land that promotion, set smart goals, undo injustice at work, or unlock the next big innovation. Every Monday, host Modupe Akinola of Columbia Business School presents the most powerful and surprising ideas that illuminate the business world. After the talk, you'll get a mini-lesson from Modupe on how to apply the ideas in your own life. Because business evolves every day, and our ideas about it should, too.

  1. 1.
    The case for coops | Anu Puusa
    16:40
  2. 2.
    Dignity isn't a privilege, it's a worker's right | Abigail Disney
    15:05
  3. 3.
    How to come out at work, about anything | Micah Eames
    12:39
  4. 4.
    Why you should get paid for your data | Jennifer Zhu Scott
    14:53
  5. 5.
    Bonus: Financial Inclusion and Limits of a Cashless System | Ajay Banga
    17:16
  6. 6.
    The Brain Boosting Benefits of Exercise | Wendy Suzuki
    16:24
  7. 7.
    Encore: Train Yourself to Shine under Stress | Russell Wilson
    13:48
  8. 8.
    Encore: How to Build (And Rebuild) Trust | Frances Frei
    26:49
  1. 9.
    When Your Job Makes You a Target of Online Hate | Dylan Marron
    15:06
  2. 10.
    The Rise of the Ghost Economy | Mary L. Gray
    13:03
  3. 11.
    The dirty secret of capitalism | Nick Hanauer
    16:35
  4. 12.
    4 myths about doing business in Africa | Nomava Zanazo
    12:39
  5. 13.
    The TED Interview: What it really takes to make change | Jacqueline Novogratz
    1:00:36
  6. 14.
    The TED Interview: How to turn grit into a lifelong habit | Angela Duckworth
    1:01:19
  7. 15.
    Healthier relationships...at work Pt. 2 | Katie Hood
    24:48
  8. 16.
    Zigzag | 6. The Timeline
    27:12
  9. 17.
    Healthier relationships...at work Pt. 1 | Katie Hood
    12:51
  10. 18.
    The case for reverse mentorship | Patrice Gordon
    9:30
  11. 19.
    Zigzag | 5. The Paths
    23:34
  12. 20.
    To end poverty, cultivate innovation | Efosa Ojomo
    27:08
  13. 21.
    How to futureproof your job | Kevin Roose
    12:52
  14. 22.
    Zigzag | Step 4: The Match
    16:49
  15. 23.
    Respect the video game | William Collis
    15:22
  16. 24.
    The anti-ceo playbook | Hamdi Ulukaya
    19:15
  17. 25.
    Zigzag | Step 3: The Weird Ideas
    17:08
  18. 26.
    What racism costs everyone | Heather C. McGhee
    26:18
  19. 27.
    Treat employees like adults | Patty McCord
    19:36
  20. 28.
    Zigzag | Step 2: The Vision
    17:00
  21. 29.
    How AI can help us be more human | Kai-Fu Lee
    18:16
  22. 30.
    Google’s circular economy | Kate Brandt
    14:08
  23. 31.
    ZigZag | Step 1: The Pulse
    21:48
  24. 32.
    Disruptive startups that actually help local businesses | Amane Dannouni
    13:42
  25. 33.
    This is the side hustle revolution | Nicaila Matthews Okome
    12:21
  26. 34.
    The Forgotten Middle | Danielle R. Moss
    22:38
  27. 35.
    The Long Term Stock Exchange | Michelle Greene
    15:38
  28. 36.
    The unexpected habits of original thinkers | Adam Grant
    19:30
  29. 37.
    Design Matters: Adam Grant
    1:15:44
  30. 38.
    How you can shrink the wealth gap. Now. | Kedra Newsome Reeves
    22:56
  31. 39.
    Should we cry at work? | Susan David
    24:06
  32. 40.
    Turn critics into allies | Bob Langert
    26:41
  33. 41.
    An introvert’s guide to WFH | Morra Aarons-Mele
    10:10
  34. 42.
    To make a company change, turn up the heat | Vinay Shandal
    33:30
  35. 43.
    The foundations of confidence | Brittany Packnett
    19:24
  36. 44.
    WorkLife: We don’t have to fight loneliness alone
    39:07
  37. 45.
    ZigZag: Arlan Hamilton says capitalism is still the great equalizer
    45:28
  38. 46.
    Beyond performative diversity | Rosalind G. Brewer
    24:20
  39. 47.
    Train yourself to shine under stress | Russell Wilson
    15:31
  40. 48.
    How to lead in a crisis | Amy C. Edmondson
    12:53
  41. 49.
    How to understand and disrupt racial bias | Jennifer L. Eberhardt
    23:03
  42. 50.
    How we can actually pay people enough | Paypal CEO Dan Schulman
    21:45

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