When you fear failure. Adam Grant’s “The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers” can help if you are nervous about an idea failing. Grant has studied many great speakers and cites some keys to producing successful ideas.
When you need a little happiness. Shawn Achor discusses the correlation between happiness and productivity in his talk “The Happy Secret to Better Work.” Find out how human potential, success and happiness all connect.
When you disagree. In “Dare to Disagree,” Margaret Heffernan talks about good work relationships and how they are fueled by more than constant agreement.
When you multi-task. Paolo Cardini explains why doing one thing at a time is better for your productivity. His “Forget Multitasking, Try Monotasking” covers the benefits of working one thing at a time.
— Adapted from “11 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive,” Rachel Gillett, Business Insider.