10 Best TED Talks on Storytelling

Storytelling is powerful. It entertains us. It teaches us. It moves us. I believe everyone should study story–especially if you work in marketing, social media, or the nonprofit world.

The following TED Talks are packed with great quotes, insights, and a deep look into the world of storytelling. Learn with me.

“The Danger of a Single Story” – Chimamanda Adichie

“The Mystery Box” – JJ Abrams

“The Clues to A Great Story” – Andrew Stanton [warning: some graphic language]

“We Are the Stories We Tell Ourselves” – Shekhar Kapur

“If I Should Have A Daughter” – Sarah Kay

“Weird or Just Different?” – Derek Sivers

“Be Suspicious of Stories” – Tyler Cowen

“The Technology of Storytelling” – Joe Sabia

“How Great Leaders Inspire Action” – Simon Sinek

“The Politics of Fiction” – Elif Shafak

Which is your favorite? Best quote? Which TED Talk did I miss?