You sometimes the feeling that you need a boost of energy to survive until the end of the workdays? Whether you’re working for a bank, an art studio, or a startup, it’s perfectly acceptable to feel like you’re running low from time to time. We all sometimes need an incentive to whet our interest in work. If you’re looking for inspiration now, take a look at these seven TED talks that will inspire and propel you to action.
When Scott Dinsmore started his career, he was given bad advice and is now doing everything in his power to prevent you from getting the same. He will help you understand what you are really passionate about and how to make your career more fulfilling.
Easy to get hit the impression that each of us has only one calling (and someone may have three), who needs to devote the rest of his life. Don’t worry, Emily Wepnik will remind you that it is quite natural to get carried away with different things and want to delve into each one. Emily will explain how to have fun pursuing all of her callings.
As a child, Sarah Kay was convinced that when she grows up, she will have the opportunity to try herself in all the professions she dreamed of: astronaut, ballerina, princess. Now that she got older (and knows she doesn’t have much time to try everything in a row), she uses poetry to feel the life stories of others. Give her words ignite your creative spark and think about what kind of story
you can tell.
Tiring of repeating the same actions day in and day out, but there is nothing that would push change the usual order of things? Nilofer Merchant shares how the transition “business outings” changed her life, and how this approach can change your routine. Not only is it a convenient way to set yourself up for a workout, but and the opportunity to immerse yourself in an unfamiliar environment that stimulates your ideas.
May you not be able to replicate exactly what TED speaker Stefan Sagmeister does (every seven years he takes one year vacation!), it will still remind you why it is sometimes so important to give yourself a well-deserved vacation. Even if only a short one can fit into your schedule rest, Sagmeister will explain why free time is fast-acting a cure for fatigue at work.
What is success? Art critic Sarah Lewis discusses the value of failure and the difference between success and skill. It will help you to reconsider your goals and understand that the road to a goal can be as important as achieving it.
Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of the bestselling Eat, Pray, Love, is certainly aware of high expectations for creative people. In her TED talk, she will help you take a different look at inspiration. Gilbert believes that there is a genius inside each of us, it is important to open it up in yourself. She gives real-life examples, guiding you to get out. to contact your muse. And if you are interested in learning more about the pros and cons of creative life, read Gilbert’s new book Big Magic.