Transformative change isn’t easy, but working towards it can be tremendously rewarding. Six women leaders in philanthropy talk openly about their challenges, what they’ve learned, and how they avoid burnout.

In a new episode of WorkLife with Adam Grant, a TED podcast, Adam dives deep into procrastination with author Margaret Atwood, psychologist Fuchsia Sirois, and others.

These five different exercises — all from TED speakers — can help you add more thanks to your life.

A good book makes a great gift. Here are dozens of titles, selected by TED speakers and divided into 6 categories, for the people on your list.

In honor of National Book Month — October in the US — we’ve assembled 12 of our favorite quotes from the many TED Talks given by writers and storytellers.

Being a writer is all about expressing your unique perspective with feeling and originality, not about having a huge vocabulary or getting published, says author Jacqueline Woodson. She shares a little of what she’s learned in the process of writing a lot (30+ books!). 

Most of us want to believe we would have flagged Hitler and Madoff right away had we met them in person. But would we have? In a thought-provoking new book, writer Malcolm Gladwell argues that our inborn tendencies and biases skew our judgement and prevent us from spotting the evil among us.