TED Talks are an assemblage of the most ingenious and charismatic thought-makers from around the globe with the ever appropriate slogan “ ideas worth spreading.” The talks are especially worthwhile for entrepreneurs, providing an unrelenting stream of highly impactful ideas that are nothing short of exceptional. Read on below for 7 of the must-see TED talks.
1.Tony Robbins - Why We Do What We Do
Tony Robbins, life coach and motivational speaker, discusses the invisible forces that often sabotage our best efforts, and they usually have to do with emotions. A raw, vibrant and resounding TED talk that is an absolute must-see.
2.Tom Wujec - Build A Tower, Build A Team
According to Tom Wujec “Design truly is a contact sport. It demands that we bring all of our senses to the task, and that we apply the very best of our thinking, our feeling and our doing to the challenge that we have at hand.”
3.Tim Hartford - Trial, Error, And The God Complex
Economics writer Tim Hartford talks about how many top companies have achieved remarkable success through trial and error, echoing the old adage of fail and fail better.
4.Steven Johnson - Where Good Ideas Come From
Steven Johnson, a bestselling author operating at the intersection of science technology, breaks down where innovation really comes from - and it’s not from a Eureka! moment as you would think.
5.Shawn Achor - The Happy Secret To Better Work
Shawn Achor, CEO of Good Think Inc., explains how organizations can multiply the happiness of their employees and increase profits and success in the process. Indeed, happy people equals happy company.
6.Jason Fried - Why Work Doesn't Happen At Work
Jason Fried, founder of the bestselling book Rework and co-founder of 37-Signals, believes that the M&Ms (managers and meetings) are the two primary antagonists to productivity and that the best work actually happens outside of work.
7.Richard St. John - 8 Secrets of Success
Richard St. John gathered 7 years of research and 500 interviews to come up with the 8 keys to success that include passion, focus, value, and persistence amongst others.