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The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time
TED

The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time

They don't call them "ideas worth spreading" for nothing. These are the best of the best.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Hacking Is Helping Businesses Beyond the Tech Sector
Hackathons

How Hacking Is Helping Businesses Beyond the Tech Sector

A variety of businesses, from retail to service industries, are organizing internal events using the creative talents of their own employees to solve, or hack, problems.
Man Builds Furniture Out of Old Apple Computers
Upcycling

Man Builds Furniture Out of Old Apple Computers

Designer Klaus Geiger has reimagined the Power Mac G5 with a utilitarian slant.
Geoff Weiss
Finding Your Creative Element Takes Tenacity and Patience
Creativity

Finding Your Creative Element Takes Tenacity and Patience

Author and TED Fellow Ken Robinson says finding our element is essential, not only to success in life and business but to our higher purpose.
Bryan Elliott
This 'Rule' Can Help Uncover Your Creativity
Habits

This 'Rule' Can Help Uncover Your Creativity

Sometimes, more volume equals higher quality.
James Clear
5 Must-Use Tools for Brainstorming Company Names
Naming a Business

5 Must-Use Tools for Brainstorming Company Names

Determining a business name in an uninspiring conference room or over a glass of wine, just isn't going to cut it. Here are a few tips on unlocking your creative juices – and finding a name you love.
Alexandra Watkins
The 5 C's to Creating a Winning Investment Pitch
Pitching investors

The 5 C's to Creating a Winning Investment Pitch

You need to show why an investor should back you, and there are a number of traits that successful investees should show during the course of their pitch.
Ideas

Embrace Your Ideas, Even If They May Sound Ridiculous

A fiction writer who regrets not pursuing a now billion-dollar idea shares four reasons to push your thoughts closer to reality.
Daniel O'Neil
Why Steve Jobs Obsessed About Office Design (And, Yes, Bathroom Locations)
Collaborating

Why Steve Jobs Obsessed About Office Design (And, Yes, Bathroom Locations)

Silicon Valley's greatest advances came through collaboration –- making serendipitous encounters critical.
Walter Isaacson
7 Ways to Obliterate Creative Roadblocks
Creativity

7 Ways to Obliterate Creative Roadblocks

Nothing is coming out right, and you can't seem to figure out what to do. It happens to every creative professional, but it doesn't have to stop your work.
Margaret Kelsey
When Working on Personal Goals, Competition Is Beside the Point
Personal Improvement

When Working on Personal Goals, Competition Is Beside the Point

Comparing yourself to others is often just a distraction when it comes to achieving self-improvement. Winning isn't everything.
Max Ogles
Screw the Competition. Entrepreneurs Need to Dominate From the Very Start.
Competitive advantages

Screw the Competition. Entrepreneurs Need to Dominate From the Very Start.

Constantly fighting against business competitors is no way to run a startup, says sales expert Grant Cardone.
Jason Fell
7 Ways to Unlock Your Company's Creative Juices
Productivity

7 Ways to Unlock Your Company's Creative Juices

If entrepreneurial companies are to thrive, then creativity has to become a major component of their DNA.
Maite Baron
Spoiler Alert -- This Season's Hottest TV Shows Hold Valuable Lessons for Entrepreneurs
Creativity

Spoiler Alert -- This Season's Hottest TV Shows Hold Valuable Lessons for Entrepreneurs

These trends from the small screen might provide insights about how to be a better performer in the business world.
Star Cunningham