Sometimes even the most motivated of employees has an off day, and require some additional motivation. Below are 5 TED talks explaining how we can all find inspiration, motivation and happiness in what we do.
Inspirational TED Talks
“Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward.”
“Tony Robbins discusses the “invisible forces” that motivate everyone’s actions — and high-fives Al Gore in the front row.”
“Is there something you’ve always meant to do, wanted to do, but just … haven’t? Matt Cuttssuggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals.”
“We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity”
“When are humans most happy? To gather data on this question, Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people report their feelings in real time.”