There are times in everyone’s life that leave us feeling overwhelmed and helpless. During those moments, it’s nice to know that there are other people who’ve felt the same way, were able to overcome and become motivated and rise above their hardships.
TED, has had many speakers over the years that have shared their stories of heartache and triumph in hopes of giving others a sense of inspiration and motivation. On this #MotivationMonday we’re sharing 5 of our favorite motivational and inspirational TED Talk speakers that we hope can get you moving forward:
How I Learned To Read and Trade Stock In Prison by Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll
Curtis Carroll had lived a hard life before he was incarcerated. As a prisoner, he was illiterate didn’t have work-related training. At that point, he had every reason to give up and accept that his life was never going to be a productive asset to society. However, Curtis “Wall Street” Curtis beat the odds that life had given him by persevering and bettering himself while in prison. In this Talk, Curtis illustrates the importance of not giving up when you reach a low point in your life.
Want To Change The World? Start By Being Brave Enough To Care by Cleo Wade
Cleo Wade is an artist and poet that delivers an important, uplifting message about how it takes compassion and courage in order to make the world a better place. Her poem that she recites instantly captivates her audience and gets them thinking about what is important.
What I Learned From 2,000 Obituaries by Lux Narayan
Lux Narayan is a mathematician and comedian who gives his light-hearted account of how reading the obituaries of complete strangers taught him what true achievement looked like. This talk makes you question how your own talent can be beneficial to society.
What I Learned From 100 Days of Rejection by Jia Jiang
Jia Jiang is an author and entrepreneur that talks about how some of his earliest memories of rejection motivated him to purposely seek it out later in life. Surprisingly, he found that overcoming the fear of rejection could lead to unexpected opportunities.
A Life of Purpose by Rick Warren
Rick Warren is a Pastor and author who tells an inspirational story that illustrates how God has a plan for each of us, and how to use our God-given talents to live a successful and fulfilling life.
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