Sometimes we need a push – a push to move in the right direction, a push to keep going on when all we want to do it stop, a push to stay on the right path no matter how hard it is when choosing the wrong path makes all the sense in the world. Sometimes, we need to get inspired and motivated in order to progress and nothing does it better than TED talks!
For those of you who are not familiar with TED, it stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. What will you find here? “Ideas worth spreading”. Out of over 1400 talks, we have selected top 10 Motivational TED talks that can change your life for good!
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Top 10 Motivational TED talks That Can Change Your Life!
10. How Great Leaders Inspire Action By Simon Sinek
Simon Sinek gives a really inspiring talk on how the great leaders have inspired people around them and changed the world, like Martin Luther King, Mother Teressa, Wright Brothers and so on. Watch this highly motivational TED talk here:
9. How Schools are Killing Creativity By Ken Robinson
In his brilliant TED talk, Ken Robinson talks about how schools are actually killing creativity. This talk will make you laugh but will also force you to ponder on how our education system is ruining the creative minds instead of grooming them. Watch it here:
8. Got a Meeting? Take a Walk By Nilofer Merchant
Nilofer Merchant tells in her TED talk that how we are slowly killing ourselves by just sitting for over 9 hours on average and how fresh air can make your brain work better if you actually take a walk and conduct the meeting while walking. Watch here:
7. The Birth of a Word By Deb Roy
In his TED talk, Deb Roy explains some mind-blowing data visualization as he charts his son’s language acquisition. Ans what he explains next is just amazing! Watch here:
6. The Puzzle of Motivation By Dan Pink
Dan Pink explains how the system of punishments and rewarding affects the workplace and why do we need to re think about how to run our businesses. Watch here:
5. Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are By Amy Cuddy
Amy Cuddy describes how we are affected by our own body language, and how a few strategic power poses can make a huge difference in our self-confidence and stress levels. Watch the TED talk here:
4. Why 30 Is Not the New 20 By Meg Jay
Have you ever thought that you have plenty of time and you can kind of waste your 20s? Meg Jay here tries to explain to people in their 20s how 30 is NOT the new 20 and the time once wasted it gone forever. Watch this very inspirational TED talk here:
3. Your Elusive Creative Genius By Elizabeth Gilbert
Elizabeth Gilbert tries to make people shift how they think about the creative geniuses. The fact that misery and creativity go hand in hand, or do they?! Watch this highly motivational and inspiational TED talk here:
2. The Power of Vulnerability By Brené Brown
Nothing is more powerful and more educating than your personal experiences. Brene Brown sheds light on the uncomfortable and unwelcomed feeling of vulnerability and how people who accept it are happier. Watch the talk here:
1. A Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor
This is an incredibly inspiring talk from a woman who has dedicated her life to researching psychiatry and schizophrenia for the betterment of humans. One day she realized she was having a stroke — and instead of being devastated, she thought, “This is so cool! How many brain scientists have the opportunity to study their brain from the inside out?” Her talk details her experience of having a stroke, and the nirvana she found as a result.
That’s a REAL Brain, btw!
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