1. Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader
The world is full of leadership programs, but the best way to learn how to lead might be right under your nose. In this clear, candid talk, Roselinde Torres describes 25 years observing truly great leaders at work, and shares the three simple but crucial questions would-be company chiefs need to ask to thrive in the future.
2. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: Women entrepreneurs, example not exception
Women aren’t micro—so why do they only get micro-loans? Reporter Gayle Tzemach Lemmon argues that women running all types of firms— from home businesses to major factories— are the overlooked key to economic development.
3. Leila Hoteit: 3 lessons on success from an Arab businesswoman
Professional Arab women juggle more responsibilities than their male counterparts, and they face more cultural rigidity than Western women. What can their success teach us about tenacity, competition, priorities and progress? Tracing her career as an engineer, advocate and mother in Abu Dhabi, Leila Hoteit shares three lessons for thriving in the modern world.
4. Sheryl Sandberg: Why we have too few women leaders
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.
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5. Mary Roach: 10 things you didn’t know about orgasm
Mary Roach, author of Bonk, gave (what is perhaps) the most popular lecture in the TED Talks series. She presented 10 offbeat facts about orgasms — found in obscure scientific research — Fair warning, (in case it isn’t obvious already) the video contains a conversation that some may consider “adult content.”