Simon Sinek - How Great Leaders Inspire Action
Simon Sinek has over 23 million views on his Ted Talk, "How Great Leaders Inspire Action." He inspires the audience by exploring the questions, Why do you do what you do? With Apple as his primary case study in this talk, he explains the difference between inspiration and manipulation and how Starting With Why can grow your company.
Steve Jobs - How to live before you die
I'm sure you have seen it, if not - start the video right now. At the Stanford University commencement speech, Jobs tells us to pursue our dreams and face the setbacks throughout life head on. Failures = Opportunities to get better.
Tony Robbins - Why we do what we do
Conveniently enough, I believe this talk works hand-in-hand with the #1 on this list. He discusses the "invisible forces" on what drives behavior and action. "Why we do what we do"
Mike Rowe - Learning from Dirty Jobs
Its as simple as this: WORK HARD. Mike Rowe the host of Dirty Jobs, gives real-life stories that he has encountered and touches base with how the society we live in has lost the idea of Hard Work.
Angela Lee Duckworth - Key to Success? Grit
Duckworth studies why IQ is not the only thing that separates students. She examines how "Grit" can push you to exceed your own expectations. Grit is persistence, its treating life like a marathon, not a sprint. Enjoy this well delivered speech every teacher should listen too.
Gary Vaynerchuk - Do what you love
Do you do what makes you happy? If you said no, Gary Vaynerchuk says there is no excuse. With an energetic and passionate delivery, this one will leave you motivated on finding a job that you love to do.
Neil Pasricha - The 3 A's of Awesome
Enjoy the little things in life. In one of the most heartfelt Ted Talks I have seen, Neil shares how enjoying the little things in life has made his life awesome.
Amy Cuddy - Your Body Language shapes who you are
A simple message on body language and how it can shape out lives. Cuddy researches the effects of how our body language can change the way we see ourselves and the way we see others. No more "slumping" after this one.
Matt Cutts - Try Something New for 30 Days
In a short light-hearted talk, Cutt's shows how his 30 day challenges have changed his life. Has there been anything you have always wanted to do, but never have?