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.
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.
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.
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.
Will’s Wisdom: Will Smith shares his philosophy on Work Ethic & Focus.
Everything Started as Nothing: The world’s largest companies, most successful people, and most incredible stories all have one thing in common. They start as nothing.
The Rocky Story by Anthony Robbins: One of the world’s most interesting entrepreneurial struggles told by one of the most motivational people in the world. It’s the true story behind the Rocky franchise. Just listen to it.
The Best Motivation Video: Nobody has an obstacle-free path to success. Failure is part of that path. And those who fail the hardest seem to experience the most success simply because they attempted the most things. If you’re not failing, you’re not trying.