Ted Talks have inspired entrepreneurs,business leaders, life coaches, marketing honchos, leaders young and old. Learning from these talks have been key to many success stories. We bring you the best Ted Talks every entrepreneur should listen to:
1. Gary Vaynerchuk – Do What You Love (No Excuses!)
Gary Vaynerchuk asks you to dream and more then that dares you to jump off the cliff to fulfil your dreams. This inspirational entrepreneur would make all dreamers sit up, smell the coffee and then jump off the cliff.
2. Larry Smith: Why will you fail to have a great career
Larry Smith minces no words when he cals out the absurd excuses people use when they fail to pursue their passion. So if this does not wake you up, you are good sleeping
3. Women entrepreneurs, examples not exceptions
Reporter Gayle Tzemach Lemmon asks the million dollar question on why women only get micro-loans?. Women are not micro, women run all kinds of businesses, does economic inclusion of women still restricted to bookish terms
4. What I didn’t learn in school…lessons from a serial entrepreneur
Life experiences from a serial serial entrepreneur, things they would never teach you in school.
5. Entrepreneurship education: an oxymoron?: Emer Dooley
What if there was a school where they trained you to be an entrepreneur, Emer Dooley tackles this obvious oxymoron which could be a reality someday.
These talks like all good self help books will only inspire you to get going, this has to be complimented with pure dedication, hard work and measured day dreaming. Dream big, take risks, fail, learn from your failure and then succeed. That’s the rule these inspirational talkers seem to follow and a good reminder for us to inspire to be inspired.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Amit Damani, 27, is Co-Founder & Head of Sales & Marketing of Vista Rooms. He has graduated in Economics and International Studies from the Northwestern University, U.S.A. Prior to his entrepreneurial venture, he has been a consultant at Dalberg Global Development Advisors and has worked with the Chinese and German government ministries, IFC and World Bank on socio-economic development projects that primarily included market entry, strategy building and cost optimization in several countries such as India, China and Afghanistan.