We love TED Talks and hope you do too. It’s a great way to de-stress from all that online selling and remind ourselves of the world outside of Amazon and eBay. We’ve compiled our top ten most popular TED talks into one blog for you to enjoy. Let’s get started…
1. Ken Robinson – How schools kill creativity
Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for school nurturing creativity as opposed to undermining it.
2. Amy Cuddy – Your body language shapes who you are
Amy Cuddy looks at body language and how we can use power posing (standing confidently) can boost testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain.
3. Simon Sinek – How great leaders inspire action
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”. His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers.
4. Brené Brown – The power of vulnerability
Brené Brown studies our ability to empathise, belong and love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research.
5. Jill Bolte Taylor – My stroke of insight
Jill Bolte Taylor talk about her story after she had a massive stroke which resulted in her brain functions (motion, speech, self-awareness) being shut down one by one.
6. Pranav Mistry The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology
Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data.
7. Tony Robbins – Why we do what we do
Tony Robbins discusses the invisible forces that motivate everyone’s action in his “Why we do what we do” talk.
8. Dan Pink – The puzzle of motivation
Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation and discovers traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think.
9. Dan Gilbert – The surprising science of happiness
Dan Gilbert, author of “Stumbling on Happiness,” challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Dan reveals our psychological immune system lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned.
10. Susan Cain – The power of introverts
Susan Cain talks about how introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world and should be encouraged and celebrated.
We hope you enjoyed this interesting and thought-provoking collection of TED talks. If you did and want to view more great content, you can visit the TED website. It’s now time to get back to the world of eCommerce. If you want to save the time spent manually managing your Amazon prices (so you can have more free time doing the things you enjoy), then sign up for your free 14-day trial of Repricer, and increase your Amazon sales and profits through price optimisation.