20 Must-See Business TED Talks
Every year, today’s greatest thinkers gather at various TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) conferences around the world. Their talks, which you can find on TED’s website, are often insightful, educational, and fascinating. As a TED junkie, I decided to compile 20 of the best business talks in the conference’s history. Each talk offers insights either into a business leader’s mind, or into concepts that will change the way you think about business and the economy. (If you have any favorites not included on this list, please mention them in the comments below.) 20. Hotel owner Chip Conley talks about adapting Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to a business model based on happiness. 19. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos offers a fun, visual lesson on how people behaved during the gold rush, and how the dot-com story almost exactly reflected that behavior. 18. Author and WIRED editor-in-chief Chris Anderson talks about the four stages that a technology needs to go through to become viable. 17. 16. 15.
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