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TED@BCG Talk Collection

Our TED gallery is rife with rich ideas for leaders to improve their organizations and our world. Peruse past titles and learn more about the topics that energize you

TED@BCG Milan—2017

In 2017, more than 500 executives, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders gathered in Milan to explore the theme "Break the Mold."

Need a New Idea? Start at the Edge of What Is Known

TED@BCG - Vittorio Loreto - Need a New Idea? Start at the Edge of What Is Known

Need a New Idea? Start at the Edge of What Is Known

TED@BCG - Angela Wang - How China Is Changing the Future of Shopping

How China Is Changing the Future of Shopping

TED@BCG - Heather Lanier - "Good" and "Bad" Are Incomplete Stories We Tell Ourselves

"Good" and "Bad" Are Incomplete Stories We Tell Ourselves

TED@BCG - Margaret Mitchell - How we can build AI to help humans, not hurt us

How We Can Build AI to Help Humans, Not Hurt Us

The Surprising Ingredient That Makes Businesses Work Better

This Deep-Sea Mystery Is Changing Our Understanding of Life

Fashion Has a Pollution Problem—Can Biology Fix It?

The Global Learning Crisis—and What to Do About It

How Do We Bridge the “Anxiety Gap” at Work?

The 4 Superpowers of Design

How Diversity Makes Teams More Innovative

How Diversity Makes Teams More Innovative

How to Develop an Intuitive Understanding of AI for Business

External Innovation Basics from an R&D Expert

Three Thoughtful Ways to Conserve Water

The Business Benefits of Doing Good

Vittorio Loreto

Need a New Idea? Start at the Edge of What Is Known

Seema Bansal

How to Fix a Broken Education System—Without Any More Money

Dr. Leila Hoteit

Three Lessons on Success from an Arab Businesswoman

Lars Fæste

An Imperative to Transform

Laura Fox

Don't Shy Away from Ignorance: Use It to Better Yourself

Naufal Mukumi

The Dark and Delicate Rumble of Russian Piano Music


Who Says You Can't Play the Piano with Your Foot?

Mike Schwartz

The Potential of Blockchain

Sandra Rey

Pollution-Free Lights, Powered by Microbes

Lisa Dyson

A Forgotten Space Age Technology Could Change How We Grow Food

Min Zhu

Interconnectivity: The New Structure of the World Economy

Shubhendu Sharma

How to Grow a Forest in Your Backyard

Blaise Agüera y Arcas

How Computers Are Learning to Be Creative

Martin Reeves

How to Build a Business That Lasts 100 Years

Olivier Scalabre

The Next Manufacturing Revolution Is Here

Neha Narula

The Future of Money

Dr. Sebastian Kraves

The Era of Personal DNA Testing Is Here

Oded Shoseyov

How We're Harnessing Nature's Hidden Superpowers

Jim Hemerling

Five Ways to Lead in an Era of Constant Change

Vikram Bhalla

Family Businesses Are Here to Stay and Thrive

Emma Bridgewater

How an Entrepreneurial Potter Helped Save Beauty in a Dying City

Samuel Cohen

Alzheimer's Is Not Normal Aging—and We Can Cure It

Knut Haanaes

To Perfect or to Explore?

Diana Dosik

Why We Need to Treat Our Employees as Thoughtfully as Our Customers

Joachim Horn

A Solution for Building a Generation of Inventors

Philip Krinks

Finding Your Personal Mission in Life

Markus Lorenz

Industry 4.0: How Intelligent Machines Will Transform Everything We Know

Douglas Beal

An Alternative to GDP That Encompasses Our Well-Being

Luc de Brabandere

Reinventing Creative Thinking

Mathieu Lamiaux

Imagining a New Future for Health Systems in Africa

Patty McCord

Lessons from a Silicon Valley Maverick: New Ways of Working and Collaborating

Yves Morieux

How Too Many Rules at Work Keep You from Getting Things Done

Shalini Unnikrishnan

We Need to Turn Our Response to Crisis Inside Out

Sarah Willersdorf

What Brands Can Learn From Online Dating

Sandrine Thuret

You Can Grow New Brain Cells. Here's How.

Rainer Strack

The Workforce Crisis of 2030—and How to Start Solving It Now

Martin Reeves

Your Strategy Needs a Strategy

Patrick Forth

Technology Disruption Meets the Change Monster... Who Wins?

Alison Sander

Megatrends: The Art and Science of Tracking Trends

Stefan Gross-Selbeck

Business Model Innovation: Beating Yourself at Your Own Game

Kristi Rogers

Where Are Our Digital Ads Really Going?

Sarah Cairns-Smith

Finally, Tech Solutions to Economic Development

Anil Raj

Bringing Power to Millions

Carey Kolaja

Dream Bigger: A Vision for Truly Secure and Seamless Transactions

Dario Gil

Cognitive Systems and the Future of Expertise

Jay Cousins

Too Big to Live

Julia Kloiber

Let’s Build Better Digital Tools for Our Cities!

Karalee Close

Will Health Care Embrace Digital or Will We Die Waiting?

Karin Nilsdotter

The Sky Is Not the Limit: Why Investing in Space Still Matters

Alexander Türpitz

Virtualizing Employment in Saudi Arabia

Antonella Mei-Pochtler

Travel and Transportation in the Not-So-Distant Future

Peter Kirn

From Beethoven to Kinect: Linking Music to Our Bodies

Rochelle King

The Complex Relationship Between Data and Design in UX

Mikael Fogelstrom

Graphene: From a Layer of Atoms to Applications

Dan Berkenstock

The World Is One Big Dataset. Now, How to Photograph It…

Wendy Woods

Collective Cooperation in the Social Sector

Philip Evans

How Data Will Transform Business

Alan Iny

Reigniting Creativity in Business

Yves Morieux

As Work Gets More Complex, Six Rules to Simplify

Ryan Holladay

To Hear This Music You Have to Be There. Literally

Leslie Perlow

Thriving in an Overconnected World

Vishal Sikka

The Beauty and Power of Algorithms

James Curleigh

How to Enhance and Expand a Global Brand

Roselinde Torres

What It Takes to Be a Great Leader

Michael Silverstein

The Future of Food

Del Harvey

Protecting Privacy at Twitter

Marco Annunziata

Welcome to the Age of the Industrial Internet

Joe Davis

Passing the Super Bowl

Anne Milgram

Why Smart Statistics Are the Key to Fighting Crime

Durreen Shahnaz

How Capitalism and Philanthropy Can Collaborate to Solve Big Problems

Yong Kwek Pingz

The Challenge of Due Diligence in China

Tjun Tang

How to Reinvent the Funding of New Ventures in China

Tan Su Shan

The Evolving Nature of Banking

David Michael

How to Connect with the Emerging Chinese Middle Class

Stefan Larsson

What Doctors Can Learn from Each Other

Janmejaya Sinha

What's Really Happening in Emerging Markets

Takashi Mitachi

Three Lessons That Businesses Can Learn from Natural Disasters

Kim Yeonhee

Business Not As Usual: The Key to Success for Korean Global Leaders

Rose George

Inside the Secret Shipping Industry

Vincent Chin

Exploring More Effective Ways to Measure a Nation's Success

Harish Manwani

Profit's Not Always the Point