The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the ability of world leaders to respond to enormous challenges. Some women have notably risen to the occasion, and Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, an expert in gender, business and leadership, shares 6 takeaways.

Yes, the job market is changing, but there are new jobs emerging that could draw upon your skills. Here are 10 to explore, from IT futurist Ben Pring.

Losing yourself in a task helps you to get more done — and there’s no need to wait for inspiration to strike, says violinist Diane Allen.

Are you flexible enough to take on new responsibilities and acquire new skills? Not only will adaptability help you stay relevant and indispensable, but it’s also a key quality to identify in others, says investor Natalie Fratto.

Getting defensive at work is normal — but it’s a major obstacle to effective collaboration. Here’s how to recognize it in yourself and combat it, according to Jim Tamm.

If you can move beyond the boring basics when you’re asked “What do you do?”, you’ll set yourself up for new relationships, opportunities and revelations, says introduction expert Joanna Bloor.

Thoughtful advice from 7 TED speakers on creating better connections.