TEDTalks

Excellent examples of public speaking
What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work -- and vice versa | Chip Conley
What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work -- and vice versa | Chip Conley
For the first time ever, we have five generations in the workplace at the same time, says entrepreneur Chip Conley. What would happen if we got intentional about how we all work together? In this acce...
What Americans agree on when it comes to health | Rebecca Onie
What Americans agree on when it comes to health | Rebecca Onie
We may not be as deeply divided as we think -- at least when it comes to health, says Rebecca Onie. In a talk that cuts through the noise, Onie shares research that shows how, even across economic, po...
How whistle-blowers shape history | Kelly Richmond Pope
How whistle-blowers shape history | Kelly Richmond Pope
Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of thei...
3 ways to create a space that moves you, from a Broadway set designer | David Korins
3 ways to create a space that moves you, from a Broadway set designer | David Korins
Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of thei...
How cryptocurrency can help startups get investment capital | Ashwini Anburajan
How cryptocurrency can help startups get investment capital | Ashwini Anburajan
We're living in a golden era of innovation, says entrepreneur Ashwini Anburajan -- but venture capital hasn't evolved to keep up, and startups aren't getting the funding they need to grow. In this qui...
How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without ropes | Alex Honnold
How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without ropes | Alex Honnold
Imagine being by yourself in the dead center of a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without a rope to catch you if you fall. For professional rock climber Alex Honnold, this dizzying scene marked the culmi...
3 ways to be a better ally in the workplace | Melinda Epler
3 ways to be a better ally in the workplace | Melinda Epler
We're taught to believe that hard work and dedication will lead to success, but that's not always the case. Gender, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation are among the many factors...
The secrets of spider venom | Michel Dugon
The secrets of spider venom | Michel Dugon
Spider venom can stop your heart within minutes, cause unimaginable pain -- and potentially save your life, says zoologist Michel Dugon. As a tarantula crawls up and down his arm, Dugon explains the m...
"New Second Line" | Camille A. Brown
Inspired by the events of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Camille A. Brown choreographed "New Second Line," a celebration of the culture of New Orleans and the perseverance of Black people in the midst of ...
Why it's too hard to start a business in Africa -- and how to change it | Magatte Wade
Why it's too hard to start a business in Africa -- and how to change it | Magatte Wade
Many African countries are poor for a simple reason, says entrepreneur Magatte Wade: governments have created far too many obstacles to starting and running a business. In this passionate talk, Wade b...
Why being respectful to your coworkers is good for business | Christine Porath
Why being respectful to your coworkers is good for business | Christine Porath
Looking to get ahead in your career? Start by being respectful to your coworkers, says leadership researcher Christine Porath. In this science-backed talk, she shares surprising insights about the cos...
What doctors should know about gender identity | Kristie Overstreet
What doctors should know about gender identity | Kristie Overstreet
Kristie Overstreet is on a mission to ensure that the transgender community gets their health care needs met. In this informative, myth-busting talk, she provides a primer for understanding gender ide...
How we can make energy more affordable for low-income families | DeAndrea Salvador
How we can make energy more affordable for low-income families | DeAndrea Salvador
Every month, millions of Americans face an impossible choice: pay for energy to power their homes, or pay for basic needs like food and medicine. TED Fellow DeAndrea Salvador is working to reduce ener...
3 lessons on decision-making from a poker champion | Liv Boeree
3 lessons on decision-making from a poker champion | Liv Boeree
Is it better to be lucky or good? Should we trust our gut feelings or rely on probabilities and careful analysis when making important decisions? In this quick talk, professional poker player Liv Boer...
Intimate photos of a senior love triangle | Isadora Kosofsky
Intimate photos of a senior love triangle | Isadora Kosofsky
Photographer and TED Fellow Isadora Kosofsky is a chronicler of love, loss and loneliness. In this searching talk, she shares photos from her four years documenting the lives of a senior citizen love ...
"Chasms" | Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes
Writer and activist Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes lights up the stage with a powerful poem about hope, truth and the space between who we are and who we want to be. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.te...
How to build a thriving music scene in your city | Elizabeth Cawein
How to build a thriving music scene in your city | Elizabeth Cawein
How does a city become known as a "music city"? Publicist Elizabeth Cawein explains how thriving music scenes make cities healthier and happier and shares ideas for bolstering your local music scene -...
What happened when we tested thousands of abandoned rape kits in Detroit | Kym Worthy
What happened when we tested thousands of abandoned rape kits in Detroit | Kym Worthy
In 2009, 11,341 untested rape kits -- some dating back to the 1980s -- were found in an abandoned warehouse once used by the Detroit police to store evidence. When this scandal was uncovered, prosecut...