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Favorite Ted Talks for Business

Whether you are a business of one or a business leading hundreds, these powerful and inspiring Ted Talks are TSC Favorite must watch.

What makes a great leader? Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question: "Why?" TSC favorite Ted Talk of all time and a must watch for all in business.

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success. "Grit is Passion and Perseverance for Long-term Goals".

We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and funny talk, Harvard Psychologist, Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive.

Neil Pasricha is a Canadian author, entrepreneur, and public speaker, best known for his blog 1000 Awesome Things, which started it all. After this last year, his message could not be more important. "One thing we all know about the future, it 'ain't going to go as planned". In this authentic and funny Ted Talk he reveals the 3 secrets (all starting with "A") to leading a life that's truly awesome.

Are you looking for purpose in your life or are you feeling stuck trying to figure out what's next? Bill Burnett, the Executive Director of the Product Design at Stanford University says designers spend their days dreaming up better products and better worlds, and you can use their thinking to re-envision your own life. He shares Five (useful) Steps to designing the life you want or at least steps to get unstuck.