6 terrific TED Talks for personal and professional success

Wade into a half-dozen of these brief yet insightful presentations to advance your career and make life in general more satisfying.

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TED talks are among the best resources for practical insights from leading experts on an array of topics.

To refresh your approach to work, business and success, check out the following TED talks by John Wooden, Jason Fried, Yves Morieux, Andy Puddicombe, Richard St. John and Dan Pink.

You won’t regret it. These presentations are as engaging as they are informative:

1. The Difference Between Winning and Succeeding (John Wooden)

Born in 1910, John Wooden was the first person to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame both as a player and coach, while ESPN ranks him as the greatest coach of all time, across all sports. He has created a model, the Pyramid of Success, and authored several books to impart his insight on achievement to others.

Summary: With profound simplicity, Coach John Wooden redefines success and urges us all to pursue the best in ourselves. In this inspiring talk, he shares the advice he gave his players at UCLA, quotes poetry and remembers his father’s wisdom.

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