[List of 30] Favorite TED Talks

Random Observation/Comment 524: A TED Talk a day will help the motivation stay. I just made that up.

tedx drinks

You’ve definitely seen at least one TED talk; it’s all the rage nowadays. The concept is simple: Experts in their field present to their peers on their passions. The presentations are polished and the ideas are definitely worth sharing.

  1. Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days – my favorite talk and reason why I started 30 Day Challenges
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNP03fDSj1U
  2. Dan Pink: The Puzzle of Motivation
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrkrvAUbU9Y
  3. Ken Robinson: Schools Kill Creativity
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY
  4. Jamie Oliver: Teach Every Child About Food
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=go_QOzc79Uc
  5. Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You are
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ks-_Mh1QhMc
  6. David Christian: The History of Our World in 18 Minutes
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqc9zX04DXs
  7. Simon Sinek: How Leaders Inspire Action – starting from the why
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4ZoJKF_VuA
  8. Graham Hill: Less Stuff, More Happiness
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8YJtvHGeUU
  9. Pranav Mistry: Six Sense Technology – Best use cases I’ve ever seen
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrtANPtnhyg
  10. Dan Gilbert: Why are we happy?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTO_dZUvbJA
  11. Sarah Lewis: Embrace the Near Win
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IS_upr6ayqw
  12. Elizabeth Gilbert: Success, Failure, and the Drive to Keep Creating
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_waBFUg_oT8
  13. Joe Smith: How to Use a Paper Towel – just because it’s so simple and the message is clear
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FMBSblpcrc
  14. Cameron Russell: Looks Aren’t Everything. Believe me, I’m a model
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KM4Xe6Dlp0Y
  15. Jarrett Krosoczka: Why Lunch Ladies are Heroes
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ra1MIKlYB0
  16. Angela Lee Duckworth: The Key to Success? Grit
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H14bBuluwB8
  17. Susan Cain: The Power of Introverts
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0KYU2j0TM4
  18. Richard St John: 8 Secrets of Success
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6bbMQXQ180
  19. Seth Godin: How to Get Your Ideas to Spread – an oldie, but goodie
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBIVlM435Zg
  20. Kelly McGonical: How to Make Stress Your Friend
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcGyVTAoXEU
  21. David Grady: How to Save the World (and yourself) from bad Meetings – NO MAS!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6Qo8IDsVNg
  22. Michael Green – What the Social Progress Index says about your Country
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8Votwxx8a0
  23. Terry Moore: How to Tie Your Shoes
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAFcV7zuUDA
  24. Susan Colantuono: The Career Advice You Probably Never Got
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFQLvbVJVMg
  25. Julian Treasure: How to Speak So People Want to Listen
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIho2S0ZahI
  26. Joshua Foer: Feats of Memory Anyone Can Do
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6PoUg7jXsA
  27. Ruth Chang: How to Make Hard Choices
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GQZuzIdeQQ
  28. Rory Sutherland: Perspective is Everything
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iueVZJVEmEs
  29. Kevin Slavin: How Algorithms Shape Our World
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENWVRcMGDoU
  30. Derek Sivers: How to Start a Movement
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V74AxCqOTvg

~See Lemons Addicted to TED Talks

Leave a Reply