Tedtalks Business



Some of the world's greatest innovators, entrepreneurs, and business researchers share their stories and insights from the stage at TED conferences, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos for free from TED.com that features interactive English transcript, and subtitles in as many as 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.


  • The secret ingredients of great hospitality | Will Guidara

    27/11/2023 Duração: 17min

    Restaurateur Will Guidara's life changed when he decided to serve a two-dollar hot dog in his Michelin-rated restaurant, creating a personalized experience for some out-of-town customers craving authentic New York City street food. The move earned such a positive reaction that Guidara began pursuing "unreasonable hospitality" full-time, seeking out ways to create extraordinary experiences and give people more than they expect. In this funny and heartwarming talk, he shares three steps to crafting truly memorable moments centered in human connection — no matter what business you're in. After the talk, Modupe shares a collaboration-sparking activity to help you connect with the people you work with.

  • Work has changed. Why haven't resumes? | Nicos Marcou

    20/11/2023 Duração: 14min

    Resumes are a mainstay of the job application process — despite little evidence that they actually help job-seekers or employers get what they want. So why are we still so preoccupied with them? HR leader Nicos Marcou dives into the absurdity of these one-page documents (or can they be two pages?) and offers an update on how companies should think about hiring qualified candidates. After the talk, Modupe shares research on reducing discrimination in the hiring process.

  • Your 3-step guide to setting better boundaries at work | Nedra Glover Tawwab

    13/11/2023 Duração: 10min

    Know you should establish clear limits at work but not sure how to do it? Here are a few strategies from relationship therapist and author Nedra Glover Tawwab that can help you feel more empowered and less overwhelmed, both on and off the job. After the talk, Tawwab joins Modupe for a chat about how to set your own boundaries in the workplace.

  • How your company can gain a global talent advantage | Johann Daniel Harnoss

    06/11/2023 Duração: 23min

    If a diverse workforce makes a better company, why don't more businesses hire internationally? Innovation and migration strategist Johann Daniel Harnoss details the advantage of global talent and how to best build the systems and culture to welcome immigrants to your staff. After the talk, leadership expert Tsedal Neeley joins Modupe for a conversation on what successful hiring practices can look like.

  • How to help employees with disabilities thrive | Tiffany Yu

    30/10/2023 Duração: 08min

    What can we do to make workplaces more welcoming to people living with disabilities? Representation advocate Tiffany Yu shares three ways that employers can change and tap into every worker's skills and gifts. After the talk, Modupe discusses how she embraces flexibility in her own teaching practice.

  • 5 steps to building a personal brand you feel good about | Marcos Salazar

    23/10/2023 Duração: 10min

    Whether you realize it or not, you have a personal brand, says social entrepreneur Marcos Salazar — and you have the power to shape what it is. Here's how you can create a brand that captures who you are, who you'd like to be and how you want to make an impact on the world. This episode is part of the Way We Work, a TED original video series. Then Modupe shares how she’s crafted her own online identity in a way that feels authentic.

  • Why are we making pizza boxes out of endangered trees? | Nicole Rycroft

    16/10/2023 Duração: 12min

    If we're going to solve the climate crisis, we need to talk about supply chains, says biodiversity champion and 2023 Audacious Project grantee Nicole Rycroft. Her organization, Canopy, partners with key industry leaders to overhaul their base materials in favor of more sustainable alternatives. Learn more about how they're shifting production of everything from T-shirts to the Harry Potter book series out of the world's ancient and endangered forests — and how solutions for every sector are closer than we think. After the talk, Modupe shares some tips on transforming simple pleasures (like buying clothes or ordering takeout) so they’re a bit better for the planet.

  • Work is not your family | Gloria Chan Packer

    09/10/2023 Duração: 21min

    You may need to hear this (if you haven't already): your job is not your family. While you can develop meaningful relationships with your colleagues, calling work your family can actually breed burnout and be detrimental to your mental and emotional health. Mental wellness educator Gloria Chan Packer walks through the exercises you need to shift your perspective and redraw the boundaries between your work and personal life, so you can feel freer and more empowered. Join Modupe after the talk, as she shares how to practically set boundaries in your own life.

  • What the fossil fuel industry doesn't want you to know | Al Gore

    02/10/2023 Duração: 26min

    In a blistering talk, Nobel Laureate Al Gore looks at the two main obstacles to climate solutions and gives his view of how we might actually solve the environmental crisis in time. You won't want to miss his searing indictment of fossil fuel companies for walking back their climate commitments — and his call for a global rethink of the roles of polluting industries in politics and finance. After the talk, Modupe shares her own hot take on global warming and how it’s impacting everyone — from students to industry leaders.

  • Why Meetings Suck and How to Fix Them | WorkLife with Adam Grant

    01/10/2023 Duração: 33min

    WorkLife with Adam Grant, another podcast from the TED Audio Collective is back! This season, Adam takes a look at how to find meaningful work and how to make jobs more energizing. In this first episode: meetings. Meetings often drain our joy and sap our focus — and meeting overload kills productivity. So why do we have so many of them — and is a better world possible? Adam investigates the science of improving meetings and explores how workplaces are fighting meeting bloat. Available transcripts for WorkLife can be found at go.ted.com/WLtranscripts

  • The magic of a creative career | Michael Sheen

    25/09/2023 Duração: 23min

    The city of Port Talbot in South Wales is known for a few things: a steel mill, a proudly working class population and a passionate commitment to the arts that produced Hollywood superstars Richard Burton and Anthony Hopkins. In this sweet, personal talk, actor Michael Sheen shares how he was also able to take advantage of all the city had to offer, why he's worried that a change in approach to arts education means that kids now don't get the same kind of chances -- and the steps he's taking to ensure that creative up-and-comers get the support and access they deserve. After the talk, Modupe shares a story about her own career mentor. Check out this talk on TED.com to see animations by Sam Orams and Sarah Klan.

  • The most powerful yet overlooked resource in schools | Heejae Lim

    18/09/2023 Duração: 13min

    “When teachers and families work together, everyone wins,” says education technology entrepreneur and TED Fellow Heejae Lim. In this episode of TED Business, we’re revisiting a talk that shines a light on an underutilized resource in US public education -- a family's love for their children -- and shows that, with the right tools and tech, schools can remove language barriers, foster meaningful connections and help every student thrive. After the talk, educational tech entrepreneur Shani Dowell joins our host Modupe to share insights on tools that schools and families can use to work together.

  • How to quit your job -- without ruining your career | Gala Jackson

    11/09/2023 Duração: 10min

    Stuck in an unfulfilling or stagnant job? To achieve a smooth departure without burning bridges, try this three-step exit strategy from career coach Gala Jackson. She'll help you move on to your next position with courage, confidence and clarity. After the talk, Modupe shares her own experience breaking the news to a former employer.

  • Uber, and how to fix things when trust is broken | Fixable

    04/09/2023 Duração: 35min

    Trust issues at work? This week, we’re sharing an episode from Fixable, another podcast from the TED Audio Collective, that dives deep into trust and how we can cultivate it at work. In this episode, Frances Frei recounts when she was brought in to help Uber with their massive trust breakdown. Using Uber as a case study, she and co-host Anne Morriss explain the three pillars of trust – authenticity, empathy, and logic – and solutions to strengthen each leg when they’re on shaky ground. For more actionable workplace advice from Anne and Frances, find Fixable wherever you’re listening to this.

  • A 3-step guide to believing in yourself | Sheryl Lee Ralph

    28/08/2023 Duração: 20min

    Sheryl Lee Ralph is a force, delivering iconic performances both on stage and screen. But she didn't always know if she'd make it big. In a lively talk sparkling with actionable advice, she shares how her struggles taught her what it takes to believe in herself -- and how we can all find the self-confidence to keep moving forward. After the talk, Modupe shares some tools that you can use to encourage yourself and those around you.

  • 5 steps to fix any problem at work | Anne Morriss

    21/08/2023 Duração: 16min

    In a practical, playful talk, leadership visionary Anne Morriss reinvents the playbook for how to lead through change -- with a radical, one-week plan to build trust and fix problems by following a step per day. After the talk, Modupe shares tips on how to communicate in a way that empowers others to become problem solvers.

  • The power of being yourself at work | Deepa Purushothaman Part 2

    14/08/2023 Duração: 11min

    In our second episode with corporate inclusion visionary Deepa Purushothaman, she shared how women of color can advocate for themselves in workplace settings where they are undervalued, discriminated against and overlooked. In this continuation of that conversation, Purushothaman shows the importance of bringing your full self to work, and explains how powerful staying true to yourself while climbing the corporate ladder can be. After the interview, Modupe digs into four different ways you might be hiding aspects of yourself at work.

  • The workplace, redefined by women of color | Deepa Purushothaman Part 1

    07/08/2023 Duração: 17min

    Corporate inclusion visionary Deepa Purushothaman shares how women of color can advocate for themselves in workplace settings where they are undervalued, discriminated against and overlooked -- and how companies can foster working cultures that empower everyone to achieve success. This conversation, hosted by TED current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers, was part of an exclusive TED Membership event. Visit ted.com/membership to become a TED Member. After the interview, our TED Business host Modupe gives practical tips on how to advocate for yourself.

  • Hidden connections that transcend borders and defy stereotypes | Aparna Bharadwaj

    31/07/2023 Duração: 16min

    Global consumer strategist Aparna Bharadwaj shares a fascinating glimpse at under-the-radar affinities that transcend cultures and borders -- from the way people snack in China and Saudi Arabia to how people shop for clothes in the US and Russia. "There are patterns where you least expect them," she says -- and paying attention to them just might bring the world a little bit closer. After the talk, Modupe expands on how data can connect people and help us better understand each other’s needs.

  • The link between stress and creativity | Radio Headspace

    26/07/2023 Duração: 06min

    How can stress enhance creativity? Are there practical ways to use stress for innovation? Modupe guest hosts the podcast Radio Headspace all week. Every weekday morning, Radio Headspace aims to take a few moments to step out of the internal chatter and external noise. It's a podcast that makes space to pause, reflect, and consider how we can live a life that best reflects our limitless potential. Listen to Radio Headspace wherever you are listening to this.

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