How to reimagine your career

with Manoush Zomorodi
Feeling fed up with the work you do? You’re not alone: there’s a growing and global desire to make our jobs more meaningful and create opportunities for others to work with dignity, too. In this course, you’ll chart a path that allows you to be good to yourself, others and the world—all at the same time.
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What you’ll learn

Week 1

  • The importance of “the neutral zone”
  • How to increase your comfort level with transitions

Week 2

  • Why and how you should develop a vision for your future
  • How to define and measure creativity
  • The importance of noticing
  • How to brainstorm professional possibilities, "No Matter How Weird"

Week 3

  • How to identify the values central to your work
  • How stress can become fuel for improvement
  • What types of sacrifices are possible and beneficial in pursuit of a new career

Week 4

  • Ways to learn more about the paths you’re interested in
  • Low-lift things you can try before committing to anything drastic
  • How to stay on track with your plan to reset your career

What you’ll get

  • 2-5 video teaching segments/week (50-60 minutes total)
  • 3-4 individual activities/week (12-16 total)
  • 1 virtual live event/week (attendance is optional)
  • Community discussions, polls and chat
  • Support from a TED Courses facilitator
  • Carefully curated related resources from TED
  • PDF course workbook
  • Invitation to one virtual live event with your teacher (held 3-4 times/year)
  • After the course, membership in the TED Courses Alumni Community
  • After the course, access to an archive of course videos, activities and curated resources

To get the most out of the course,

plan to spend at least one hour each week–longer, if you plan to explore the optional curated resources or join the virtual live event.

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About Manoush

Manoush Zomorodi started off as a TV and radio producer in the late ‘90s, back when we weren’t all carrying around video cameras in our pockets. She worked for the BBC’s Washington Bureau, transferred to Berlin, and eventually landed in New York as a freelance television reporter.

Manoush is currently the host of NPR’s TED Radio Hour and co-founder of Stable Genius Productions. She also produces and hosts ZigZag, the TED Audio Collective business podcast about being human.

Investigating how technology and business are transforming humanity is Manoush’s passion and expertise. Her book Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Creative Self and her TED Talk are guides to surviving the “Attention Economy.”

Manoush was one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2018. She’s received numerous awards for her work, including The Gracie in 2014 and 2018 for Best Radio Host and a Webby for Best Podcast Host in 2020.

She is half-Persian and half-Swiss but was born in New York City, where she lives with her two kids and husband.

To learn more about Manoush and her work, visit manoushz.com.

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