TED Talk Collection

Check out our TED video gallery for exciting ideas on leadership, organizations, and society. For inspiration, browse our curated selection of videos and find our full library of more than 100 TED Talks, categorized by key topics, at the bottom of the page.

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Total Societal Impact

A More Accurate Way to Calculate Emissions

Artificial intelligence has become a powerful tool in the quest toward carbon neutrality. Charlotte Degot, a BCG & BCG GAMMA managing director and partner, explains how AI makes it possible for corporations to set meaningful climate targets, track progress, and reduce pollution.

How We Can Curb Climate Change by Spending 2% More on Everything

BCG Partner & Associate Director Jens Burchardt maps out the costs and considerations of producing planet-friendly products, and explains why curbing climate change does not have to break the bank.

What Happens after We Develop a COVID-19 Vaccine?

BCG Managing Director & Partner Johanna Benesty looks at barriers to "equitable access"—making sure COVID-19 therapeutics are available to all—while sharing a creative approach to vaccine research and development.

How Conscious Investors Can Turn up the Heat and Make Companies Change

Vinay Shandal explains how conscious investors can change their approaches to create more value. He argues that, when done right, conscious investing can solve contemporary issues and help companies improve our society.

Como liderar

Lições chinesas de gestão de negócios e filosofia

Fang Ruan fala sobre como a gestão de negócios na China está mudando e os empresários chineses estão explorando a filosofia taoísta para um novo estilo de liderança.

O Que É Preciso para Ser um Grande Líder

Existem muitos programas de liderança disponíveis hoje, desde workshops com duração de um dia a programas de treinamento corporativo. Mas é provável que eles não tenham muita utilidade. Nesta palestra clara e franca, Roselinde Torres, ex-sócia sênior, descreve 25 anos de observação de líderes realmente ótimos no trabalho e compartilha as três perguntas simples, porém fundamentais, para quem tem a pretensão de ser líder e quer prosperar no futuro.

Cinco Formas de Liderar em uma Era de Mudança Constante

Quem diz que a mudança precisa ser complicada? Jim Hemerling, expert em mudança organizacional, acredita que adaptar seu negócio no mundo de hoje que passa por transformações constantes pode ser revigorante, e não exaustivo. Ele descreve cinco imperativos centrados em priorizar as pessoas para transformar a reorganização da empresa em uma tarefa fortalecedora e entusiasmante para todos.

Como abandonar maus hábitos de gerenciamento antes que eles alcancem a próxima geração de líderes

As organizações estão evoluindo rapidamente e estão contando com seus futuros líderes para liderar com mais velocidade, confiança e cooperação do que fazem hoje.

Our Evolving World of Work

As Work Gets More Complex, Six Rules to Simplify

Why do people feel so miserable and disengaged at work? Because today's businesses are increasingly and dizzyingly complex—and traditional pillars of management are obsolete, says Yves Morieux. So, he says, it falls to individual employees to navigate the rabbit warren of interdependencies. In this energetic talk, Yves offers six rules for "smart simplicity." (Rule One: Understand what your colleagues actually do.)

What Are You Willing to Give Up to Change the Way We Work?

According to BCG’s Martin Danoesastro, successfully changing the workplace takes employees adopting new strategies and leaving old philosophies behind.

Reigniting Creativity in Business

It’s a paradox: creativity has never been more essential to competitiveness in the business world, but the critical approach to practical creativity in organizations is often lacking. Alan Iny offers a key to the well-meaning exhortation to “think outside the box”: apply doubt to the very models and philosophies that make up the box itself.

How a Strong Creative Industry Helps Economies Thrive

While often overlooked, the creative sector has the power to grow economies while also safeguarding democracy. Filmmaker Mehret Mandefro shares a behind-the-scenes look at how she's putting culture back on the economic agenda in Ethiopia.

The Power of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

How to Reduce the Wealth Gap between Black and White Americans

White families in the United States have a median wealth nearly 10 times greater than that of Black families. BCG Managing Director & Partner Kedra Newsom explores this racial wealth inequality, and outlines how financial institutions can support Black Americans.

Why Gender-Based Marketing Is Bad for Business

BCG's Gaby Barrios explains that to build better brands, companies must look beyond gender-based marketing.

Three Lessons on Success from an Arab Businesswoman

Professional Arab women juggle more responsibilities than their male counterparts, and they face more cultural rigidity than Western women. What can their success teach us about tenacity, competition, priorities, and progress? Tracing her career as an engineer, advocate, and mother in Abu Dhabi, Leila Hoteit shares three lessons for thriving in the modern world.

The Role of Business in Nurturing Long-Term Diversity and Inclusion

Starbucks COO Rosalind G. Brewer invites leaders to rethink what it takes to create a truly inclusive workplace—and lays out how to bring real, grassroots change to boardrooms & communities.

The Digital Future

How Humans and AI Can Work Together to Create Better Businesses

Companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence to make critical decisions, but are they inadvertently making themselves less efficient? Business technologist Sylvain Duranton advocates for implementing AI systems alongside human judgement.

Why You Should Treat the Tech You Use at Work Like a Colleague

A company hires a bright new employee on a multimillion-dollar contract. She sets up time to meet her new team members, but most of her appointments are postponed or ignored. This employee is technology, and it's a scenario playing out in companies around the globe says Nadjia Yousif.

How Online Marketplaces Can Help Local Economies, Not Hurt Them

Amane Dannouni demonstrates how online marketplaces can make strategic trade-offs to include, rather than replace, existing players in local economies -- benefiting everyone in the long run.

The Promise of Quantum Computers

What if microparticles could help us solve the world's biggest problems in a matter of minutes? Matt Langione, a partner at BCG, shares why industries should prepare now for the new leap in quantum computing.

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