TED talks

There are 100s of TED talks available under the topic of ‘Work’. Here are some of the best to aid your professional development and career change journey.

How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek is behind the third most watched TED talk of all time, in which he explains ‘The Golden Circle’; a leadership model.

How to find work you love

Scott Dinsmore’s shares three consistent things he learnt from people he interviewed who love their jobs and work passionately.

The power of time off

Stefan Sagmeister discusses the benefits of taking a sabbatical, both for ourselves and wider society.

100 days of rejection

Jia Jiang explores the consequences of rejection, what unfolded when he directly faced his fear of rejection, and what happens if we don’t take no for an answer.

The happy secret to better work

Shawn Achor’s talk is one of the most viewed TED talks of all time, exploring why success doesn’t lead to happiness, and how to be happy.

Why squiggly careers are better for everyone

Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis are on a mission to make work better for everyone. Their TEDx Talk is a timely reminder of why career ladders aren’t right for everyone and how we can embrace squiggly careers instead.