Top five TED talks that will challenge your life

Top five TED talks that will challenge your life

TED is a non profit organization where Technology, Entertainment and Design meet. People from these fields discuss topics ranging from science, life, career to business issues in more than 100 different languages. TED began in 1984 with the aim of spreading ideas around the world.

Here is a list of the top 5 powerful TED talks that will change the way you live and work.

  1. Amy Cuddy, social psychologist

Cuddy’s ‘Your body language shapes who you are’ talk has had almost 27 million views since she delivered it in 2012.

Cuddy’s talk – entitled ‘Your body language shapes who you are’ – explores how our posture can affect not only how others perceive us, but also how we see ourselves. Read more

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  1. Simon Sinek, leadership expert

Sinek’s ‘How great leaders inspire action’ talk has had 23 million views since he delivered it in 2009.

His talk examines inspirational leaders from around the world and the patterns in how they think, act and communicate. Read more


  1. Tony Robbins, life coach

His ‘Why we do what we do’ talk has had almost 15 million views since 2006.

Robbins, who famously high-fived Al Gore in the front row of his TED talk, explores the “invisible forces that motivate our actions”. Read more


  1. Dan Pink, career analyst

Pink’s ‘The puzzle of motivation’ has had 13 million views since 2009.

Formerly a speechwriter for Al Gore – as well as a business columnist for this newspaper – Pink aims to “change the way companies view the modern workplace”. Read more


  1. Susan Cain, former corporate lawyer

Cain’s ‘The power of introverts’ has had 11 million views since 2012.

In this passionate talk, Cain makes the case for the quiet and contemplative, arguing that introverts offer extraordinary talents in the workplace and should be celebrated. Read more


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