Whether you are a social entrepreneur looking to grow a for-benefit business, or if you’re trying to drive social responsibility within your existing company, these 4 moving talks from TED.com will help
1. Jacqueline Novagratz: Inspiring a Life of Immersion
In this talk “Novogratz introduces us to people she’s met in her work — people who have immersed themselves in a cause, a community, a passion for justice. These human stories carry powerful moments of inspiration.”
2. Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action
An inspiring organization is a better organization. Companies that have a “why” (like Apple) build better products, provide better services, and are desirable places to work. And people who have a “why” accomplish the most amazing things, like the Wright Brothers and Martin Luther King, Jr.
3. Hans Rosling: New Insights on Poverty
In this talk, Hans bring global trends in health and economics come to vivid life. “And the big picture of global development—with some surprisingly good news—snaps into sharp focus”
4. William Kamkwamba: “How I Harnessed the Wind“
William is a 14 year old boy who built his own wind-will to provide electricity for his family from spare parts, scrap metal, and ingeniousness.
What other TED talks should have made this list?