5 TED Talks that will motivate you to follow your dreams

ted_talksThese TED talks have raked in millions of views each, all for good reason. Here are a few of the best lectures for people looking to change careers or simply those who struggle to get the most out of their work life.

Susan Colantuono


The career advice you didn’t get – Susan Colantuono
The CEO of ‘Leading Women’ answers the people asking why they seem to be following every piece of advice on happiness in the workplace with few results to show for it.



Alain de Botton


A kinder, gentler, philosophy of success – Alain de Botton
Philosopher de Botton discusses what we really mean by ‘success’ and how we can find true joy in our work.



Scott Dinsmore



How to find work you love – Scott Dinsmore
Scott Dinsmore discusses ways you can find your passion and follow it practically, covering the work of his company ‘Life Your Legend’.



Larry Smith


Why you will fail to have a great career – Larry Smith
Canadian professor Larry Smith gives takes an hilarious look at the absurd excuses we all use to avoid following our dream profession.


Karen Anderson

Be an opportunity maker – Karen Anderson
Anderson, a columnist for Forbes, explains the methods we can use to create something meaningful in our lives whilst overcoming ‘chronic shyness’.





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