6 Uplifting and Inspiring Ted Talks You Can Watch from Anywhere

Man, the world has changed a lot in the last couple of weeks hasn’t it? But true leadership shows in trying times. Richard Branson once said, “Every success story is a tale of constant adaptation, revision and change.” Innovation is born of need. Leaders are forged in times of turmoil.

Here are 6 short Ted Talks to inspire you and help you refocus your vision in a changing world.

The Happy Secret to Better Work – Shawn Achor

Shawn is an author, positive psychology researcher and speaker, and the founder of GoodThink, Inc. He discusses the power of positive thought when influencing outcomes. His humor shines through during this 12 minute TedX.

 

How to Turn a Group of Strangers into a Team – Amy Edmondson

Amy is an author and Harvard professor. She highlights the importance of team that allowed 33 men trapped in a mine half a mile under the ground in Chile to get out alive when no one thought it was possible. Together we’re stronger. :) 

 

The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers – Adam Grant

 Adam is an organizational psychologist and author. He highlights 3 unexpected habits of originals – including embracing failure.

 

The 3 A’s of Awesome – Neil Pasricha

Neil is an author and speaker. He tells the story of his blog, 1000 Awesome Things, which highlights the simple, yet awesome, things in life.

 

Got a Wicked Problem? First, Tell Me How You Make Toast. – Tom Wujec

Tom is a writer and technologist. He highlights how starting with basics and working together helps us yield different (and better) solutions to problems.

 

Start With Why – How Great Leaders Inspire Action – Simon Sinek

Simon is a speaker and author and talks about one simple truth – people don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.

 

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