6 TED talks to inspire your career search

6 TED talks to inspire your career search. Great resource for School Counselors!

The Honesty Experiment

The six talks below will help inspire you to take action, face failure, and find your passion.

Passion

Larry Smith: “Why you will fail to have a great career” (TEDxUW)

In a passionate talk that borders on a performance, economics professor Larry Smith explains the three simple reasons why you will fail to have a great career. We come up with excuses, like we’re not lucky enough, smart enough, or weird enough. We settle for being interested in our jobs rather than passionate about them. And we decide that relationships are more important than career, effectively making our loved ones our “jailers.”

Smith is obviously passionate and weird himself, and I have a feeling he loves his job. If you want a jolt of inspiration, watch this video and learn the power of the little word “unless…”.

Steve Jobs: “How to live before you die” (Stanford…

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