We’re all scrambling for practical solutions for the uncertain future of work. But there’s a mental shift we need to make, too.

Marina Abramović | ideas.ted.com

The grande dame of performance art explains why being vulnerable isn’t an option, it’s a way of life … and why humor is an important part of her work. Really.

The science of setting goals | Kelly McGonigal | ideas.ted.com

How to make New Year’s resolutions that actually work out this time.

4 Critical mistakes that inventors make

The history of innovation isn’t a straight line, but a squiggly, winding path. In How We Got To Now, my new book and PBS documentary series, I highlight some of the creative mistakes that helped shape our world.

This week’s comments includes replies to Simon Anholt’s introduction of the Good Country Index, a thought on the purity of art (and how we have polluted it with money), and an argument for trusting our own intellectual selves.