7 TED Talks That Will Inspire Your Career
I love a good TED Talk. In fact, I often find myself recalling different messages I have heard in my everyday work. Here are some of my favorites that hopefully inspire you as well:
The Power of Introverts by Susan Cain
Key takeaway: There’s zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas.
Refusing to Settle: The Quarter-Life Crisis by Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky
Key takeaway: Life isn't about finding your one purpose or one calling. But if you find believers now, stop comparing yourself to others now, and hustle to find what is meaningful to you now, you will change your life and the lives of others.
The Power of Vulnerability by Brené Brown
Key takeaway: You can’t numb hard feelings without numbing the other affects. When we numb vulnerability, we numb joy, gratitude, and happiness.
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are by Amy Cuddy
Key takeaway: Don't fake it till you make it. Fake it till you become it. Do it enough until you actually become it and internalize it.
30 is not the new 20 by Meg Jay
Key takeaway: There's such a thing as adult development, and our 20s are that critical period of adult development.
The Key to Success? Grit by Angela Lee Duckworth
Key takeaway: To build grit, we must have a "growth mindset" which is the belief that the ability to learn is not fixed but that it can change with your effort.
How to Make Tough Choices by Ruth Chang
Key takeaway: In the space of hard choices we have the power to create reasons for ourselves to become the distinctive people that we are.