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TED Talks for Business Owners

Fortune lists “5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch.” The key: “Entrepreneurs should take the time to re-examine their hiring strategies, set better goals, and create engaging social media campaigns.”

Highlighted talks include:

How to build a business that lasts 100 years

TED writes: “If you want to build a business that lasts, there may be no better place to look for inspiration than your own immune system. Join strategist Martin Reeves as he shares startling statistics about shrinking corporate life spans and explains how executives can apply six principles from living organisms to build resilient businesses that flourish in the face of change.”

5 ways to lead in an era of constant change

Ted writes: “Who says change needs to be hard? Organizational change expert Jim Hemerling thinks adapting your business in today’s constantly-evolving world can be invigorating instead of exhausting. He outlines five imperatives, centered around putting people first, for turning company reorganization into an empowering, energizing task for all.

Why the best hire might not have the perfect resume

Ted writes: Given the choice between a job candidate with a perfect resume and one who has fought through difficulty, human resources executive Regina Hartley always gives the ‘Scrapper’ a chance. As someone who grew up with adversity, Hartley knows that those who flourish in the darkest of spaces are empowered with the grit to persist in an ever-changing workplace. “Choose the underestimated contender, whose secret weapons are passion and purpose,” she says. ‘Hire the Scrapper.'”