Direct marketing specialist, Live Innovations frequently views TED Talks and here they have shortlisted their favourites.
Live Innovations has discovered TED Talks, a stage for thought provoking and educational videos, as their platform providing tremendous advice, motivation and inspiration. Tom Harris, Managing Director of Live Innovations, says: “We just love TED Talks and use them a lot to encourage our contractors on specific topics or to seek another perspective on things.” In this article, Live Innovations reveals their top 7 TED Talks that made the most impact on the firm’s success in 2016. “We thought we would share our favourites, so they can inspire others to get to the bottom of things and look at them from a different perspective”, adds Tom Harris of Live Innovations.
- “Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator” by Tim Urban
In this funny video, the speaker describes the mind of a procrastinator from his own perspective. He looks at the cause of procrastination, how to overcome it and points out why it is equally important to understand what people are procrastinating on in their everyday lives.
- “What do you think when you look at me?” by Dalia Mogahed
This TED Talk explores the impact of prejudice and compassion and the impact on individuals and groups of people on separation and unity. Tom Harris of Live Innovations says: “This inspiring video is very moving and reminds us of the nature of our business. We work with individuals from many different cultures and backgrounds. It is an open mind that keeps us going and makes us who we are.”
- “How Humans Could Evolve to Survive in Space” by Lisa Nip
Factors like climate change and continuous scientific research and prospects of leaving earth to live on another planet become more and more compelling. The question for it to happen is not how, but when. Live Innovations finds this video truly inspiring as it reminds the firm that with hard work and perseverance, anything is possible.
- “Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection” by Reshma Saujani
In this video, the speaker talks about young women who, in contrast to boys, are uncomfortable with imperfection. Tom Harris of Live Innovations says: “Perfection stops you from getting started. This video encourages being brave and putting ideas into action, even if they aren’t perfect at first. They will develop over time with the relevant experience.”
- “You Have No Idea Where Camels Really Come From” by Latif Nasser
Everything known about camels and their way to adapt to the Sahara desert may have shifted after a tiny fossil was found in the Arctic. The speaker asks the audience to consider the new evidence, which is different from what has been known, and be willing to readjust and reimagine that there may be new possibilities.
- “The Magic Ingredient That Brings Pixar Movies to Life” by Danielle Feinberg
In this video, the speaker describes how when math, science and coding come together, magic happens. Live Innovations describes this TED Talk as an inspirational story about following a dream and working hard putting it into reality.
- “The Beauty of Being a Misfit” by Lidia Yuknavitch
The speaker explores what it means to fit in, stand out and find acceptance. “A truly moving speech about failure and how to overcome it by reinventing yourself endlessly”, explains Tom Harris of Live Innovations. “Every story deserves to be heard. Follow your dreams, give a voice to your story”, adds Tom Harris.
Live Innovations, outsourced sales and marketing firm based in London, encourages continued learning and development. The firm has made it their mission to support individuals on their journey to entrepreneurship. Live Innovations believes that people should utilise the tools at their disposal to develop themselves, conquer the world and live their dreams.