Career & Self-Development

Whether you’re a veteran top-level executive seeking new challenges or a recent college graduate looking for your first job, people take great interest in building their career path and achieving professional growth. Not surprisingly, Career & Self-Development is our most popular category. You’ll find more than 1,000 summaries on a wide range of topics from crafting a persuasive sales presentation to conquering procrastination to dealing with a difficult boss.

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J.K. Rowling

Harvard University, 2008

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Josh Kaufmann

RSA, 2013

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Matt Ridley

World.Minds, 2016

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Tom Wujec

World.Minds, 2016

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Tom Shillue

Prager University, 2017

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Laszlo Bock and Sandy Pepper

LSE, 2015

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Eduardo Briceño

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Robb Willer

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Laura Vanderkam

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Adam Grant

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Tirthankar Dash

INK , 2016

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Adam Galinsky

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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David DeSteno

PopTech, 2016

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Jia Jiang

TED Conferences LLC, 2015

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Simon Sinek

RSA, 2016

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Scott Santens and Steve Clemons

The Atlantic, 2016

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Andy Puddicombe

TED Conferences LLC, 2012

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Julie Lythcott-Haims

TED Conferences LLC, 2015

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Leila Hoteit

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Tim Urban

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Jane McGonigal

Aspen Institute, 2016

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