Business

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of business.

Video playlists about Business

Social Good, Inc.

11 talks • 2h 38m
Businesses have the resources to make contributions to the collective good. Here, TED Talks on what can happen when corporations make saving the environment and helping people a priority, plus talks on how business principles might even be more effective for creating change than non-profit models.

How we make choices

8 talks • 2h 31m
Talks on why some choices are so tough, and how we can make better ones. Some even ask: are we really in control of our choices at all?

Talks to watch instead of shopping

10 talks • 2h 2m
Forget about Black Friday. Step away from the mall and watch these talks on consumerism … and why it’s not always the best thing.

Counterintuitive career advice

13 talks • 2h 47m
You know how to write a resume and ask for a promotion. These talks go beyond the basics, offering insightful advice on how to think about our work lives.
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Exclusive articles about Business

The business case against overtime

Never mind workers — Yoshie Komuro suggests that if anyone stands to benefit from a sensible workday, it’s employers. “The number of Japanese people who work overtime, more than...
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TED Books

TED Book: Beyond Measure

Beyond Measure: The Big Impact of Small Changes

by Margaret Heffernan
In this powerful manifesto for for CEOs and managers alike, Heffernan looks back over decades spent overseeing different organizations and comes to a counterintuitive conclusion: it's the small shifts that have the greatest impact. Buy now