25 Best TED Talks for Local Government

25 Best TED Talks for Local Government

  • Editor’s Note: This article was written by Courtney Belme and includes information originally published on GovLoop. Kane County Connects trimmed the list to 25 and is republishing here with GovLoop’s permission.


Some ideas are worth spreading — this is the idea behind TED, a global community that spreads knowledge through short but powerful talks. TED talks are a great way to learn a lot about a topic in a short period of time. However, since the inception of TED in 1984, more than 2,400 talks have been given, making it difficult to choose which ones to watch.

Here’s a list of 25 TED talks best suited to help local government employees do their jobs better, breaking them down into three categories:



Career and Leadership

 So, what are you waiting for? Click on one of the talks above and get inspired to effect some change today. And if we missed one of your favorite talks, be sure to post the link in the comments!