6 Inspirational TED Talks That Will Broaden the Horizons of Your Mind

In today's series, we have chosen 6 TED talks that will help you to get inspired, broaden your mind, believe again that everything is possible, act and inspire others by writing about it.

Chip Conley: Measuring What Makes Life Worthwhile

Chip Conley, hotelier, the author of “Marketing that Matters”, started his business at the age of 26, when the dotcom bubble burst his business attitude changed dramatically. In his talk, he teaches us how to create the one-of-a-kind business model that makes happy everyone involved.

Tony Robbins: Why We Do What We Do

Have you ever thought about what stands behind our actions? Listen to Tony Robbins, life coach and expert in leadership psychology, he provides a revealing insight into the driving forces of our everyday decisions.

Diana Nyad: Never, Ever Give Up

Diana Nyad swam 100 miles from Cuba to Florida being in her 64. If you still think that there are impossible things in life, watch this video. This story can be a starting point for those who want to replace a self-doubtfulness with self-confidence.

Paul Bloom: Can Prejudice Ever Be a Good Thing?

Richard St. John, a man who reached success after decades spent researching the lessons of success. A marketer and analyst who became successful by doing what he loves discloses his story and gives a hope for everybody who still in the midst of their searching process.

Elizabeth Gilbert: Your Elusive Creative Genius

If you think that only a very limited number of people can be a genius you are right unless you don’t look at it from a different angle as Elizabeth Gilbert does. She expresses a very unusual point of view about a whole concept of “being a genius”, according to her everybody has a genius inside. Besides that, she opens the brutal truth on anxiety, creativity and writers’ so dramatic life.

Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson, author, educator and creativity expert shares his thoughts on children’s creativity. He believes that all of us being children used to have an incredible capacity for creativity but we got educated out of it. 

The talks are given as a tool to find the inspiration, they won’t change your life unless you do. So, go and make a difference after watching it!

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  • More TED talks please. This selection inspired me greatly!Paul Bloom didn’t fit my mood. Others made me to think for hours.

    • Thanks! We are working on the next selection. Feel free to suggest any speakers and topics.

  • That feeling when Elizabeth Gilbert talking about myself 😀

  • Wouldn’t mind to listen something about leadership

    • Thank you for your suggestion.

  • In search of the sense of life. Does anybody else have such problem?

  • I watched all 6 videos. Thanks for such inspirational selection!

  • Thanks, this was very helpful!

    • Great to hear that, Jessamine.

  • Thank you!

  • I am not a big fan of TED talks but 1, 5, 6 are something I was looking for a very long time.

  • I want more talks!