TED Talks can change our lives for the better and many talks can change lives for the good of others. Find inspiration and watch these five TED Talks on altruism. Some of the statistics here will shock you, some may make you laugh. All of these talks are amazing and will reshape how you feel about money and altruism.
From Dan Pallotta’s views on salaries and missions to Paul Piff who has some eye opening videos on the effects of money. These TED Talks explore our views on philanthropy, altruism and how money is used to help others. Watch these and you may look at nonprofit work with a new view.
Peter Singer: The why and how of effective altruism
A growing movement called effective altruism combines empathy with impactful and effective altruism. We understand that everyone can suffer in the same ways.
Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong
This TEDTalk is amazing! Check your views on money and charitable donations at the door. We have a belief system that keeps nonprofits small due to our views on money including beliefs in compensation, money spent on advertising, and the idea of taking risks.
Paul Piff: Does money make you mean?
Not exactly related to charity, but absolutely an absolutely fascinating talk on pro-social behavior.
Harish Manwani: Profit’s not always the point
Through good times and bad, define what you stand for. How do we make money and do good at the same time?
Sasha Dichter: The Generosity Experiment
Be a Yes Man and say “yes” to every request. Try it! Microfinance and invest impacting to solve social problems