Must watch TED Talks for digital creators

Sep 9, 2022

Ted Talks have become a very accessible way to learn from people who inspire us. Since 1984, Ted Talks have enabled the possibility of being entertained while learning, through short seminars by entrepreneurs, founders, creatives, and more subject matter experts. To help you catch the mustn’t-miss gems, here are some of our favorite Ted Talks we hand-picked just for you.

Happiness by Design – Stefan Sagmeister

The design process is a serious business. However, design is not always serious, learning to be happy can add a lot of power to your design experiences and bring happiness out in others.

The power of introverts – Susan Cain

Susan Cain argues how introverts are just as brilliant as extroverts and how these leaders can often deliver better results than extroverts. A must-watch for everyone who thinks about their introversion as an impediment to inspire others.

How great leaders inspire action – Simon Sinek

A classic. Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership - starting with a golden circle and the question: "Why?”

The Future is Freelancing – Laura Briggs

Laura outlines how the world of work is evolving and how freelancing can provide security, more abundant opportunities, and benefits above any other traditional job.

How Airbnb designs for trust – Joe Gebbia

Joe Gebbia bet his whole company on the belief that people can trust each other enough to stay in one another's homes. How did he overcome the stranger-danger bias? Learn the answer in this TED Talk.

The first secret of design is... noticing – Tony Fadell

Most of us get used to “the way things are.” But for us entrepreneurs, “the way things are” represents an opportunity—how could things improve? Discover it in this TED Talk.

Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator – Tim Urban

In this insightful and hilarious TED talk, Tim Urban shares his struggles with procrastination and encourages us to deliberate on the things we choose to procrastinate on.

Grit: The power of passion and perseverance – Angela Lee Duckworth

What’s the best predictor of success? Is it a person’s IQ? Is it intelligence? No, it’s the combination of passion and perseverance. Watch this talk and discover how to unlock success.

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