What We Get Wrong About Global Growth with Dambisa Moyo

The TED Interview | 24 April 2020 | 1h 05m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with global economist Dambisa Moyo. Discusses how being raised in Zambia and educated in England and the United States formed her unique worldview and shaped her thinking on issues like overseas aid, climate, democracy and the rise of the coronavirus pandemic.

Design Your Life for Happiness with Elizabeth Dunn

The TED Interview | 17 April 2020| 1h 02m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Elizabeth Dunn arguing that happiness is made not found and explains how our everyday choices – in matters from time to money to technology – help create it.

Bill Gates on How We Must Respond to the Covid-19 Pandemic

The TED Interview | 30 march 2020 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | iTunes
Timeless interview with Bill Gates offering insights into the covid-19 pandemic, discussing why testing and self-isolation are essential, which medical advancements show promise, and what it will take for the world to endure this crisis.

Christiana Figueres on How We Can Solve the Climate Crisis

The TED Interview | 11 December 2019 | 1h 06m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Christiana Figueres, who brokered the 2015 Paris Agreement to combat climate change. Provides an inside look at the negotiations that led to a commitment from 195 countries to work toward a low carbon future.

Dan Gilbert on the Surprising Science of Happiness

The TED Interview | 9 October 2019 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Daniel Gilbert delving deep into the weird, counterintuitive science of happiness. Explains why our minds worry about things we needn’t worry about (and fail to worry about things we really should worry about). Draws on ideas from his book Stumbling on Happiness.

Yuval Noah Harari Reveals the Real Dangers Ahead

The TED Interview | 17 July 2019 | 1h 09m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Yuval Noah Harari about a future that’s profound, exciting, and unsettling. Discusses what we need to do to prepare for potentially civilisation-ending dangers ahead.

Robin Steinberg’s Passionate Quest to Reform Cash Bail

The TED Interview | 20 November 2018 | 0h 39m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with public defense lawyer Robin Steinberg about the fund she set up to pay bail for those unable to make bail. Makes the case that poor people plead guilty when innocent to avoid returning to jail when they can’t fund bail. Backed up with compelling statistics.

Susan Cain Takes Us Into the Mind of an Introvert

The TED Interview | 12 June 2019 | 0h 48m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Susan Cain, drawing on ideas in Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking and Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverted Kids. Offers ideas for better offices, better schools and better relationships.