Do you need a little inspiration for the future? If so, you are not alone. If you are looking for a route to find some motivation, you’ve come to the right place. One of the best ways you can get yourself motivated is by watching inspirational speakers give you advice about finding your spark to success in life. If you’ve ever watched a speech before and been deeply moved to better yourself, realize then that you are open to this suggestion—and most people, in fact, are.
So how can you set some new goals and get on the right road to achieving your accomplishments? The following list includes the ten most inspirational TED Talks of all time—and should help motivate you to building the stepping stones to that stairway upwards into success.
3 SECRETS TO LEADING A TRULY AWESOME LIFE – NEIL PASRICHA
Watching the news nowadays can be depressing, as so often people are inundated with tragedies and war that they forget about the small things that can bring happiness to their lives. Neil Pasricha reminds listeners that there is much in this life to be grateful for.
Disruptive wonder for a change – Kelli Anderson
Kelli Anderson reminds us of how often startups tend to be “disruptive” when breaking out into the world—pretty much all of them. Adding spice and creativity to surprise people is the key to a “disruptive wonder” for a start-up, and Anderson describes just how a start-up can achieve this.
Happiness helps you work better – Shawn Achor
According to Shawn Achor, a lot of individuals think they must do their work well to be happy—but what if one must be happy to perform well? Achor dives deep into concepts of human potential, and how staying positive can help you achieve.
Your body language shapes who you are – Amy Cuddy
Wherever you are speaking and to whomever you are communicating, body language will affect the way others view you. Amy Cuddy’s speech covers just how body language can affect how you see yourself, and how others see you.
A kinder, gentler philosophy of success – Alain de Botton
In our everyday professional lives, career anxiety is quite common. According to Alain de Botton, there is a reason for this—we are surrounded by snobs. Botton covers some interesting aspects of envy in his speech, breaking down the way we see others in our lives.
Your elusive creative genius – Elizabeth Gilbert
Have you ever worried that your ideas for a startup might be perceived as silly? If so, you aren’t alone. Elizabeth Gilbert talks about some of the difficult expectations people wishing to follow their dreams often face, and how these stressors can be handled.
Why we do what we do – Tony Robbins
Tony Robbins reminds his listeners that people need to understand their inner motivations in order to realize and understand why they do what they do. In order to contribute, individuals need to understand the point they are at today.
The power of vulnerability – Brené Brown
Computer technology demoted the quality of many individual’s personal relationships. Brene Brown delivers a speech to get you thinking more about how you should spend time with your loved ones.
How to make work-life balance work – Nigel Marsh
The idea of balancing work and life is a very sought after topic. Nigel Marsh discusses how to avoid becoming overworked, and learning how to define boundaries.
How to live before you die – Steve Jobs
Probably one of the most inspiring talks to date, TED talk included this speech in its “Best of the Web” series. Even if you have seen it before, if you want a little inspiration, take some time to watch it again.
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