In a guest post at my friend, Bill Butler’s website, today I shared about the power of stories and why you should share your stories. If you haven't seen that post yet, I encourage you to do so before you proceed further because you are going to enjoy this TED video much more then.

Incredible TED Talk by Rita Pierson Inspiring Educators To Give Their Best

This TED talk by Rita Pierson is not just powerful and inspirational, but also applicable in every endeavor of our lives where we have to work with people. I am not a school teacher (although my parents are both retired from that profession), I found this TED talk appealing to me.


That's because of two powerful components of this TED Talk:

1.    Rita, an educator by profession, shares her message through her own life story. Stories are very powerful tools we all have in plenty. We all can leverage its power if we choose to make an incredible impact and she does it very well.

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Going through my bookmarks in Evernote, I came across this thought-provoking video that had caught my attention the moment I saw it. This incredible video talk is by Dr. Daniel Amen who is a physician, double-board certified psychiatrist, teacher and eight-time New York Times bestselling author.

Dr. Daniel Amen From SuperheroYou

Dr. Amen is regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on applying brain imaging science to everyday clinical practice.

In this video, he shares his knowledge, his wisdom and several tips about keeping a healthy brain. He also talks about the dangers of not practicing healthy habits.

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All kids have tremendous talents and we squander them pretty ruthlessly. ~ Sir Ken Robinson [tweet this]

Going through my old bookmarks, I found this brilliant 2006 TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson. In this incredible TED Talk, he argues that the public education system across our planet is designed to kill creativity.

Ted Talk By Sir Ken Robinson - How Public Schools Kill Creativity

In his 10.29 minutes of funny, engaging, and powerful TED talk, Sir Ken Robinson argues that we've been educated to become good workers, rather than creative thinkers.

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Have you ever wondered if there was a way to inject self confidence and positive mental attitude? Harvard researcher Amy Cuddy says, "Your body language shapes who you are!" [tweet this]

In this incredible TED Talk that I just watched, social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” (standing in a posture of confidence), even when we don’t feel confident,can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

Amy Cuddy, in this TED Talk, shares her research on body language that reveals how we can change other people’s perceptions — and even our own body chemistry — simply by changing body positions.

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Margaret Heffernan, the author of the book Willful Blindness delivers this incredible TED talk I just watched. In this brilliant talk, she shares the story of Dr. Alice Stewart from Oxford who was the first doctor to find out that the X-Ray of the pregnant women was the leading cause of Cancer in small children.

Margaret, in this talk, shares that, even though plenty of evidence, research results and public records were produced by Dr. Stewart, the authorities of European and American medical establishments took 25 years to abandon the use of X-Rays of pregnant women.

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This is the famous speech by the legendary Steve Jobs. This speech has been spoken the most about, watched the most and a few things have been criticized as well. However, it is one speech that falls in my favorite cateory and therefore, I decided to share on my website as a resource to go back to watch whenever there is a need for me and for you.

A few things he said in this speech that I found very inspiring are:

  • You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.

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I received appreciation from many when I published my Slideshare presentation on the 13 Success Principles based on the teachings of Napoleon Hill, the man who published the incredible book called "Think And Grow Rich". Thank you for all who appreciated and some people asked for a copy of the presentation already.

Meanwhile, Bill Butler being such an incredible human being, offered to turn this slideshow into a video with narration in his own incredible voice! I loved the idea and I am very excited to share this video with you.

I take this opportunity to thank Bill Butler for his selfless work. Bill, you are such an amazing person and a great friend!

If you enjoyed this video, please take time to write your appreciation for the incredible job Bill has done to put life to the success principles shared in this presentation!  You can write your comments by clicking here.

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When I first watched this incredible TED talk by Simon Sinek, I was amazed the way he explained the "Law of Diffusion Of Innovation". I watched this video several times, made some notes as well.

Later that week I was going to give in a training session on the importance of Social Media Marketing and I realized Simon's talk gave me so much energy and direction that I was suddenly empowered. I went ahead with my presentation and it was a massive success.

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