For this year’s holiday book list, we asked TED speakers, educators and podcasters: “What books have inspired you?” We hope their recommendations help you refresh and recharge.

JoAnne S. Bass has achieved two career firsts: She’s the first woman and also the first Asian American to serve as Chief Master Sergeant of the US Air Force. Here, she discusses what she takes time every day to do and why it’s so important to lift up others on your journey up the ranks.

A peek at an inspiring art campaign from creative activist Yana Buhrer Tavanier and the nonprofit Fine Acts.

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.