It’s the start of a new week, a new chapter, a new chance to make yourself and your work better. TED Talks are known for being inspirational videos from expert speakers on education, business, technology and more. Get some #MondayMotivation by watching the following TED talks and start your week right:
1. How great leaders inspire action – Simon Sinek
Watch Simon Sinek explain his model for inspirational leadership including examples from Apple, the Wright Brothers and Martin Luther King.
2. The puzzle of motivation – Dan Pink
Previously working as Al Gore’s speechwriter, Dan Pink is a career analyst who examines motivation and proposes his way forward.
3. The happy secret to better work – Shawn Achor
Psychologist Shawn Achor argues that perhaps instead of working harder in order to be happy, happiness should inspire us to be more productive.
4. Your elusive creative genius – Elizabeth Gilbert
Elizabeth Gilbert shares her radical idea that instead of a rare person being a genius, we all have a genius within ourselves.
5. How to make stress your friend – Kelly McGonigal
Health psychologist, Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive and introduces us to her mechanism for stress reduction.