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.