Tag Archives: TED

The Single Most Important Factor for Success

Have you ever wondered what determines if an individual is academically and/or professionally successful? One would assume intelligence, time management skills, or wealth are all possible factors… but surprisingly those don’t take the top spot. Angela Lee Duckworth, a psychologist from the University of Pennsylvania, just might have the answer. Check out this 6-minute TED Talk to hear her story.

What are your thoughts?

  • Do you think passion and perseverance are crucial for success?
  • Do you think there is a more important factor for success?
  • Can you think of anyone who embodies this factor?

How Great Leaders Inspire Action

How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Simon Sienk, “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” shares this simple, yet powerful 18-minute TED Talk to inspire leadership. In the video, Sinek references the “golden circle” to explain why Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers had such a lasting effect on society.

We may not all be leaders or desire leadership traits, but this video should at least make you appreciate the strength and importance of great leaders.