Twitter Facebook Vimeo

9 TED Talks you should watch to build a strong career

4 min, 34 sec read
11:35 AM | 25 November 2016
by Arthur Gueidan
   •       •   
Become an FR Writer

A roundup of the best TED Talks to help you build the best and strongest career possible.

TED Talks have become one of the best video resources online. Whether it's knowledge or inspiration, you can find any talks covering every subject out there. I've discovered some of the best Ted Talks focused around careers, so here's nine of the best:

Why do we work?

If you ask most people, 'Why do we work?', the majority will reply 'to get a pay check'. Barry Schwartz talks about the attitude people have towards work and how it needs to change.

"Whether your response to poverty is resignation or revolution depends on how you understand the sources of you poverty" your mind-set decides how you will feel towards working, respond to it with a revolution and expand your mind to the many amazing opportunities that work can bring to you.

More stories

  1. Publishing your first book with an unsolicited manuscript

    Want to publish your book but you don't have a solicited manuscript? We have listed the publishing houses that accept unsolicited manuscripts, organised by genre.

  2. How to be seen

    Graphic designer, Christine Johnson, shows us a different perspective to self-promotion with a pair of eye-catching wooden sunglasses she designed.

  3. Students response to gender inequality in Europe

    AdVenture is a competition in response to a brief for the European Women's Lobby and gender equality. Team Tortoise from Leeds College of Arts (UK) won the competition in 2017 with their campaign, 'What are you laughing at?'.

  4. Everything you need to know about studying creative digital arts

    Creative digital arts student, Rachael Rampat, delves into what to expect from studying the course.

  5. 5 red flags you’re burning out at work

    Work is a huge part of our lives, but you can’t let it take over. Look out for these five red flags and how to avoid and fix them.

  6. Creative developer’s cubic portfolio

    Alex Motzenbecker, a Creative Developer from New York neatly promotes his collection of work and skills.