For many marketers and business owners, TED is an inexhaustible source of useful advice, experience and knowledge. Within the limits of the performances the best experts from the most different industries share ideas and the checked up technicians.
In today’s article, we have collected for you the 9 best TED conversations on the organization of a successful business.
1. Bill Gross: One of the main reasons for the success of start-ups
Bill Gross founded many start-ups and helped many novice businessmen to organize successful projects. He was curious why some ideas become successful, and others fail. Therefore, he decided to collect data on hundreds of companies owned by him and other people and evaluated them on five key factors. One of the factors was significantly different from the others, and he even surprised him.
2. Margaret Heffernan: How To Dare To Disagree
Many people instinctively avoid conflicts, but according to Margaret Heffernan, a constructive conflict is the basis of progress. It illustrates (sometimes very unexpectedly) how even the best partners can be different from each other, and how excellent research teams, relationships and business give people the opportunity to disagree.
3. Knud Hanaes: Two reasons for the ruin of companies – and how to avoid it
Is it possible to manage a company and at the same time constantly rethink it? For Knud Hanaes, a business strategy specialist, the desire to innovate even after success is a sign of an excellent organization. In his speech, he shares ideas on how to strike a balance between improving what we already know and finding new ideas, and also explaining how to avoid the two most common strategic errors.
4. Philip Evans: How the data will change the business
What does the future of business look like? In his speech, Philip Evans describes two long-standing theories of business strategy and explains why they are not wealthy.
5. Susan Colantuono: Advice on career development, which you were not given
At work, you do everything right, follow all the good advice, but do not move along the career ladder. Why? Susan Colantuono will share with you a piece of advice that you have not even heard of before. And although this speech is focused mainly on women, universal conclusions can be drawn from it, useful to both men and women who are just beginning their career or want to achieve more.
6. Eddie Obeng: A well-considered mistake in a rapidly changing world
The world is changing much faster than many people think, the creative approach simply can not keep up with it. In his speech, the business teacher Eddie Obeng talks about three important changes that need to be understood to increase productivity, and calls for the mastery of a new culture of “thought-out failures.”
7. Linda Hill: How to manage collective creativity
How to awaken the creativity hidden in everyday work, how to give a chance to every excellent idea? Harvard professor and co-author of the book Collective Genius Linda Hill studied the most creative companies in the world and defined a set of tools and tactics necessary for the constant generation of ideas, and from all employees of the company, and not only appointed specialists.
8. Yves Morrier: Why are too many rules at work directed against you
Modern workers, from waiters to product designers, must solve new problems every day, show flexibility and work in a team. In this presentation, Yves Morrier says that too often overloaded with rules, processes and metrics does not allow us to work together effectively. Meet new limits of productivity: cooperation.
9. Martin Reeves: How to create a business that will last for 100 years
If you want to create a business that will last for many years, it is worth learning from your immune system. Strategy Specialist Martin Reeves shares astounding statistics about reducing the length of corporate life and explains how managers can apply the six principles of living organisms to create a sustainable business that will flourish even in the face of change.
These TED appearances will be useful to both large company executives and start-up start-ups. Use them to inspire and organize your successful business.