TED (Tech­nology, Enter­tain­ment, Design) annual confer­ence brings together the world’s most fasci­nating thinkers and doers, who are chal­lenged to give the talk of their lives  (in 18 minutes). The best talks and perfor­mances are avail­able online for free.

Pop!Tech is a one-of-a-kind confer­ence, a commu­nity of remark­able people, and an ongoing conver­sa­tion about science, tech­nology and the future of ideas. Join 500 visionary thinkers in the sciences, tech­nology, busi­ness, design, the arts, educa­tion, govern­ment and culture. Video from previous confer­ences are on the site.

Aspen Insti­tute is dedi­cated to fostering enlight­ened lead­er­ship and open-minded dialogue. The Insti­tute is head­quar­tered in Wash­ington, DC, and has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Video from previous confer­ences.

Skoll World Forum on Social Entre­pre­neur­ship in 2007 attracted nearly 700 social entre­pre­neurs, thought leaders, policy makers, corpo­rate repre­sen­ta­tives, financiers, phil­an­thropists and  students from more than 40 coun­tries. Online resources.

Clinton Global Initia­tive is a non-partisan cata­lyst for action bringing together a commu­nity of global leaders to devise and imple­ment inno­v­a­tive solu­tions to some of the world’s most pressing chal­lenges. Video of previous confer­ences, plus videos at YouTube.

Harvard online classes with Tal D. Ben-Shahar: Posi­tive Psychology focuses on the psycho­log­ical aspects of a fulfilling and flour­ishing life. Topics include happi­ness, self-esteem, empathy, friend­ship, love, achieve­ment, creativity, music, spir­i­tu­ality, and humor.

Psychology of Lead­er­ship: How can leaders create an envi­ron­ment that facil­i­tates growth? Topics include trans­for­ma­tional lead­er­ship, personal iden­tity, change, ethics, peak expe­ri­ence and peak perfor­mance, moti­va­tion, and systems thinking.

Busi­ness as an Agent of World Benefit at Case Western advances extra­or­di­nary busi­ness inno­va­tion and entre­pre­neur­ship by turning the global envi­ron­mental and social issues of our day into core value-creation oppor­tu­ni­ties. The Media library offers video and digital audio stories of more inno­v­a­tive busi­ness prac­tices that bring benefit to the world, with the hope to  expand the know-how knowl­edge around busi­ness as an agent of world benefit.