Martin Jacques : Understanding the rise of China
Speaking at a TED Salon in London, economist Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West
make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of “When China Rules the World,”
he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power of the Chinese economy,
and offers three building blocks for understanding what China is and will become.
Simon Sinek – Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Action
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers — and as a counterpoint Tivo, which (until a recent court victory that tripled its stock price) appeared to be struggling.
Daniel Pink- on the surprising science of motivation
Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward.