6 Inspiring TED Talks To Kick Start Your 2016

6 Inspiring TED Talks To Kick Start Your 2016Hello all and happy new year! It’s great to be back into the swing of things are a very busy, very crazy and very fun Christmas break. I’ll be back posting regularly now and have some exciting videos and content planned over the next few months (stay tuned!).

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and found some time to relax. To kick off the new year I have put together a little list of some inspiring TED talks I have watched recently, I hope they inspire you to set some goals and then kick those goals in the butt!

Rita Pierson shares talks about why every kid needs a champion

Rita Pierson is the teacher you wish you always had. In this TED talks sums up her approach to teaching with the pep talk she gives her students each day: “I am somebody. I was somebody when I came. I’ll be a better somebody when I leave. I am powerful, and I am strong. I deserve the education that I get here. I have things to do, people to impress, and places to go.”

Kid Cudi talks about Chasing Dreams

Musician Scott Mescudi, aka Kid Cudi paid a visit to his former high school to deliver an inspirational TED Talk speech about his road to success.

Nilofer Merchant: Got a meeting? Take a walk

Nilofer Merchant proposes a simple way to get up and get moving. I love this simple idea, get out of the boardroom and go for walk instead!

Amy Cuddy talks about how your body language shapes who you are

Amy Cuddy discusses the ways we use body language to change the way our life unfolds. She explains how even faking powerful body language can reduce stress and make you more confident.

Shawn Achor shares the happy secret to better work

Shawn gives a hilarious speech on the psychology of positivity and how happiness is what makes us work productively.

Simon Sinek shares the pattern of great leaders

Simon Sinek shares how great leaders inspire others to take action.

I love discovering new talks so please let me know if you have any favourites that I could add to this list. Here’s to a great 2016!

Shannon x



Shannon Clarke - Editor, The Wild Hideaway
Shannon Clarke - Editor, The Wild Hideaway

Shannon is a travel and lifestyle writer with a keen taste for global adventure – whether it be snorkeling in the waters of Fiji, or exploring the art and architecture of Barcelona. When Melbourne calls her back home, she spends most of her time exploring and planning weekend road trips. To fund all of her trips, Shannon is a freelance writer and marketer – she was named the Australian Young Marketer of the year in 2017!

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