Archives for July 2015

Motivational Videos for Entrepreneurs Series – Part 10

Cameron Herold: Let’s Raise Kids to Be Entrepreneurs: The point of Cameron Herold’s TED talk is to show us how we can teach our kids to be entrepreneurs. But there are a number of entrepreneurial lessons if you read between the lines. He talks about his experience as a kid entrepreneur and how the little businesses he ran prepared him for the huge companies he’s running today.

Motivational Videos for Entrepreneurs Series – Part 9

Powerful inspirational true story…Don’t give up!: Sometimes things will go terribly wrong. You have two choices. Give up or push forward. How you deal with failure will determine how much you matter.

Motivational Videos for Entrepreneurs Series – Part 8

The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us: Study after study after study has found that higher monetary rewards don’t lead to better performance when it involves conceptual, creative thinking. Pay people enough so they only think about the work. Then provide autonomy, mastery, and purpose if you want to create a remarkable team.

Motivational Videos for Entrepreneurs Series – Part 7

Steve Jobs 2005 Stanford Commencement Address: This video took off in the wake of Steve Jobs’ death because it embodies the principles that he leaned on to build Apple and live his life. He tells three stories that shaped the man he became. One, about how he was adopted as a kid and why dropping out of college was one of the best decisions he ever made. Two, about how getting fired from Apple was one of the best things that ever happened to him. Three, a quote about death that he first read when he was 17 and how it shaped his entire life.