Words have power. Sometimes, you hear a speech that motivates you and moves you to your very core. As a student, these 5 motivational speeches on student life are a must see.
Over the years TED has been instrumental in capturing the human imagination and spreading the human network of intelligence and information. Every TED Speaker has in some way or the other influenced us to think for the better future. However, there have been some speakers who by their words and intelligence have given us a reason to look back at our lives. Here are 5 of the most influential TED videos to be ever made. These speeches on
The man, the myth, the legend. At his Stanford University commencement speech, Steve Jobs, CEO, and co-founder of Apple and Pixar speaks about trusting your gut, because it somehow already knows where you need to be. He also speaks about “connecting the dots”. He describes how, when you look back at your life, you will see that everything was connected and led you to a meaningful and somehow fated destination. This talk by Steve Jobs is one of the most inspirational speeches on student life. It gives you a sense of love and appreciation for this innovative entrepreneur and visionary, who had a reputation for being tough on his subordinates.
Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of the best-selling book “Eat, Pray, Love,” speaks about her ideas on creativity. She delves into the history of creative
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”. The author and ethnographer (an anthropologist who studies specific human subcultures), speaks on his findings on the most effective method to inspire change. He goes into detail about the parts of the brain that a leader must affect to influence others, as well the type of behavior that inspires others to take action for a cause. “Start with the Why” is Simon’s main tag line, and
In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate speech on
At her first museum job, art historian Sarah Lewis noticed something important about an artist she was studying: Not every artwork was a total masterpiece. She asks us to consider the role of the almost-failure, the near win, in our own lives. In our pursuit of success and mastery, is it actually our near wins that push us forward? In our pursuit of success and mastery, is it actually our near wins that push us forward?
We hope you enjoy these talks and speeches on student life and find as much value in them as we have! It is important to take these powerful words to heart and pursue your dreams. iSchoolConnect helps you do just that. We encourage students to follow their dreams of studying abroad and help them every step of the way to achieve them. For some more much needed motivation, you could also check out our other blog on Influential women who studied abroad