SITES ABOUT
Select your download option
mp4 Files
low
320x180
medium
512x288
high
854x480
189 k
320x180
320 k
527 k
512x288
886 k
512x288
1177 k
512x288
1499 k
640x360
3251 k
853x480
5115 k
1280x720
How to save the world (or at least yourself) from bad meetings
David Grady
Details
Share

An epidemic of bad, inefficient, overcrowded meetings is plaguing the world’s businesses — and making workers miserable. David Grady has some ideas on how to stop it.

More From TED

The taboo secret to better health
Molly Winter
How can technology transform the human body?
Lucy McRae
Play this word game to come up with original ideas
Shimpei Takahashi
Why Brexit happened -- and what to do next
Alexander Betts
Why we do what we do
Tony Robbins
10 top time-saving tech tips
David Pogue
Click, Baby, Click!
ted
The puzzle of motivation
Dan Pink
Why I live in mortal dread of public speaking
Megan Washington
Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model.
Cameron Russell
My love letter to cosplay
Adam Savage
A simple way to break a bad habit
Judson Brewer
The power of introverts
Susan Cain
How to use data to make a hit TV show
Sebastian Wernicke
The danger of silence
Clint Smith
10 ways to have a better conversation
Celeste Headlee
How to control someone else's arm with your brain
Greg Gage
A project of peace, painted across 50 buildings
eL Seed
How to make stress your friend
Kelly McGonigal
The first 21 days of a bee's life
Anand Varma
TED's secret to great public speaking
Chris Anderson
How the Panama Papers journalists broke the biggest leak in history
Gerard Ryle
Everyday leadership
Drew Dudley
Talk nerdy to me
Melissa Marshall
How to speak so that people want to listen
Julian Treasure
The art of misdirection
Apollo Robbins
How I beat stage fright
Joe Kowan
The power of believing that you can improve
Carol Dweck
Why I keep speaking up, even when people mock my accent
Safwat Saleem
The power of vulnerability
Brené Brown
Less stuff, more happiness
Graham Hill
Two poems about what dogs think (probably)
Billy Collins
What will be the next big scientific breakthrough?
Eric Haseltine
How trees talk to each other
Suzanne Simard
Why work doesn't happen at work
Jason Fried
Nature is everywhere -- we just need to learn to see it
Emma Marris
3 lessons on success from an Arab businesswoman
Leila Hoteit
How to grow a forest in your backyard
Shubhendu Sharma
Your body language may shape who you are
Amy Cuddy
The happy secret to better work
Shawn Achor
A forgotten Space Age technology could change how we grow food
Lisa Dyson
A glimpse of life on the road
Kitra Cahana
The Earth is full
Paul Gilding
How to spot a liar
Pamela Meyer
This is what happens when you reply to spam email
James Veitch
A new way to heal hearts without surgery
Franz Freudenthal
A new way to study the brain's invisible secrets
Ed Boyden
Photos that give voice to the animal kingdom
Frans Lanting
Cool tricks your phone can do
David Pogue
The art of choosing
Sheena Iyengar
Lies, damned lies and statistics (about TEDTalks)
Sebastian Wernicke
My stroke of insight
Jill Bolte Taylor
How I held my breath for 17 minutes
David Blaine
The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology
Pranav Mistry
The habits of happiness
Matthieu Ricard
Underwater astonishments
David Gallo
The danger of a single story
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Your elusive creative genius
Elizabeth Gilbert
In praise of slowness
Carl Honoré
Do schools kill creativity?
Ken Robinson
The best stats you've ever seen
Hans Rosling
How we discovered DNA
James Watson
Why people believe weird things
Michael Shermer
What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness
Robert Waldinger
How great leaders inspire action
Simon Sinek
3 thoughtful ways to conserve water
Lana Mazahreh
How my dad's dementia changed my idea of death (and life)
Beth Malone
Build a tower, build a team
Tom Wujec
The future we're building -- and boring
Elon Musk
What's left to explore?
Nathan Wolfe
The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity ...
Elon Musk
The secret to desire in a long-term relationship
Esther Perel
The surprising science of happiness
Dan Gilbert
A Republican mayor's plan to replace partisanship with policy
G.T. Bynum
10 things you didn't know about orgasm
Mary Roach
Forget multitasking, try monotasking
Paolo Cardini
The future of money
Neha Narula
A forensic anthropologist who brings closure for the "disappeared"
Fredy Peccerelli
Should you live for your résumé ... or your eulogy?
David Brooks
The incredible inventions of intuitive AI
Maurice Conti
Behind the Great Firewall of China
Michael Anti