TED: How Shocking Events Can Trigger Positive Change

Things are pretty shocking out there right now — record-breaking storms, deadly terror attacks, thousands of migrants disappearing beneath the waves and openly supremacist movements rising. Are we responding with the urgency that these overlapping crises demand...

Japanese start-ups generate innovation

Growing trend with entrepreneurial ventures boosting the economy Belying Japan’s reputation as a country of big, conservative conglomerates where fear of failure stifles entrepreneurship, many small, innovative companies are springing up. Actually, the Japanese...

Preparing for a new era of work

Global competition, emerging skill shortages, and changing demographics will soon force companies to use their most highly paid talent more effectively. The past three decades saw companies in developed economies make huge strides improving the productivity and...