These are some of my favourite TED talks about not-for-profits and leadership.
The youth of our world are rising up and creating the change that they want to see. If you are - or want to be - a changemaker, Melati's story is inspirational, and her advice is on point.
Kara Logan Berlin
"Real change and impact require resources." Kara gives us three ways to get those resources, without letting our mental baggage about money get in the way.
In this humorous and insightful talk, Erez provides us with three simple, cost-free tools to encourage people to donate, volunteer, or otherwise do good deeds.
Drew reminds us that leadership isn't necessarily about changing the world. Leadership is something that everyone can - and should! - do everyday.
In this innovative and controversial talk, Dan demonstrates how our standard mindset around charities is hurting the causes we believe in, and proves that by increasing overhead, not-for-profits can make a greater difference in the world.
Giving, whether money or time, can improve our well-being dramatically, but only if we have a real connection with what or who receives it.
Angie talks about how paying back loans with service instead of money is enriching parts of sub-Saharan Africa. How could we use that same concept here?
Caitria & Morgan O'Neill
Sisters Caitria and Morgan, without any previous experience, organized disaster relief for their town when it was struck with a tornado. In this fascinating talk, they discuss the things that communities need to deal with disasters.
Margaret shows us that, rather than something to avoid, disagreement - if done well - can lead to innovation and even greater collaboration.
Some of the accepted thinking about motivating people has been scientifically proven not to work, but in this fun talk Dan gives us a new way of approaching the problem.
Amy C. Edmondson
Transparency, urgency and humility are the three attributes of a successful leader during times of crisis. In this short talk, Amy explains why, and why the opposite doesn't work.