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8 Secrets of Success

Author, speaker, and entrepreneur outlines the key to success in eight words in this classic TED Talk.

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How to Make Stress Your Friend

After more than a decade of telling patients stress was bad for their health, a Stanford University health psychologist finds that you can actually use it to your advantage and

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The Key to Success? Grit

Wit is normally understood to be the major factor for professional and academic achievement, but a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania finds that perseverance and self control—what she calls grit—is the significant predictor of success.

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How Great Leaders Inspire Action

What do Apple, the Wright brothers, and Martin Luther King Jr. all have in common? Simon Sinek explains that what people buy and how leaders inspire.

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Why Ordinary People Need to Understand Power

Simply to hoping that your efforts will solve whatever problem you’re trying to tackle isn’t enough. Unless you understand power—what it is, how to acquire it, and how to wield it—you will always be at the mercy of those who do.

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The Investment Logic for Sustainability

If you need further evidence that the principles of corporate social responsibility boost the bottom line, Chris McKnett lays out just how many companies are paying more attention to environmental and social strategies—and how that’s increasing current profits and boosting future outlooks.

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Malala’s Father on Raising Strong Daughters

In this moving talk, the father of Malala—the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban for her views on education for girls—details the myriad struggles that girls encounter in patriarchal societies, and how he raised a daughter bent on overcoming them.

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Watch: Fighting Back Against Sexual Assault in Egypt

The harrowing personal story that prompted Basant Motawi to launch her Cairo-based venture, Aspire, which combats sexual assault in Egypt.

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Government by the (Connected) People

On an otherwise reasonable evening in July, more than 1,000 people packed an auditorium in Boulder, Colorado, for the culmination of the 2014 Unreasonable Institute. They came to see 11 ventures present their […]

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How Mango Seeds Help Chicken Farmers Cut Costs by a Third

With feed prices accounting for up to 70 percent of Nigerian chicken farmers’ overhead, a simple move to UNFIRE feed can mean a 35 percent reduction in overall costs.