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10 TED Talks Teachers Can Use To Foster Entrepreneurship

Vinay Singh
10 TED Talks Teachers Can Use To Foster Entrepreneurship

Why schools should teach entrepreneurship

Linda Zhang says she knows how to get students excited about learning: Wrap their lessons in real-world problems they want to solve.

https://www.ted.com/talks/linda_zhang_why_schools_should_teach_entrepreneurship

Let's raise kids to be entrepreneurs

Bored in school, failing classes, at odds with peers: This child might be an entrepreneur, says Cameron Herold. In his talk, he makes the case for parenting and education that helps would-be entrepreneurs flourish -- as kids and as adults.

https://www.ted.com/talks/cameron_herold_let_s_raise_kids_to_be_entrepreneurs

Why the secret to success is setting the right goals

In this practical talk, John Doerr shows us how we can get back on track with "Objectives and Key Results," or OKRs -- a goal-setting system that's been employed by the likes of Google, Intel and Bono to set and execute on audacious goals.

https://www.ted.com/talks/john_doerr_why_the_secret_to_success_is_setting_the_right_goals

How Airbnb designs for trust

Joe Gebbia, the co-founder of Airbnb, bet his whole company on the belief that people can trust each other enough to stay in one another's homes. How did he overcome the stranger-danger bias? Through good design.

https://www.ted.com/talks/joe_gebbia_how_airbnb_designs_for_trust

The little risks you can take to increase your luck

In this insightful talk, Stanford engineering school professor Tina Seelig shares three unexpected ways to increase your luck -- and your ability to see and seize opportunities.

https://www.ted.com/talks/tina_seelig_the_little_risks_you_can_take_to_increase_your_luck

The single biggest reason why start-ups succeed

Bill Gross gathered data from hundreds of companies, his own and other people's, and ranked each company on five key factors. He found one factor that stands out from the others -- and surprised even him.

https://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gross_the_single_biggest_reason_why_startups_succeed

Want to innovate? Become a "now-ist"

In this engaging talk, Joi Ito, the head of the MIT Media Lab skips the future predictions and instead shares a new approach to creating in the moment: building quickly and improving constantly, without waiting for permission or for proof that you have the right idea. Don't be a futurist, he suggests: be a now-ist.

https://www.ted.com/talks/joi_ito_want_to_innovate_become_a_now_ist

Don't fail fast — fail mindfully

In this thoughtful talk, Leticia Gasca calls for business owners to open up about their failures and makes the case for replacing the idea of "failing fast" with a new mantra: fail mindfully.

https://www.ted.com/talks/leticia_gasca_don_t_fail_fast_fail_mindfully

What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work — and vice versa

In this talk, Chip Conley shows how age diversity makes companies stronger and calls for different generations to mentor each other at work, with wisdom flowing from old to young and young to old alike.

https://www.ted.com/talks/chip_conley_what_baby_boomers_can_learn_from_millennials_at_work_and_vice_versa

How women in rural India turned courage into capital

When bankers refused to serve her neighbors in rural India, Chetna Gala Sinha did the next best thing: she opened a bank of her own, the first ever for and by women in the country. In this inspiring talk, she shares stories of the women who encouraged her and continue to push her to come up with solutions for those denied traditional financial backing.

https://www.ted.com/talks/chetna_gala_sinha_how_women_in_rural_india_turned_courage_into_capital

Source – TED.com

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