5 Ted Talks Every Entrepreneur Needs To Watch Immediately

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These talks will spark your creativity, make you take a look at your strategy and gain some new ideas. This will definitely get you started.

Ted Talks are famously worth more than university degrees, told by the people who have decades of experience and cutting edge ideas. If you’re looking for some inspiration, look no further. These Ted Talks make you take a step back from your business and your ideas and make you consider what it is you want to achieve – and how to get on the right track. From marketing to pitching to giving your business a direction – these talks have been watched millions of times for a reason.

 

#1 How To Start A Movement – Derek Sivers

Simple: starting a movement requires great leadership and followers. Especially in the starting phase of your business, it is necessary to embrace those first customers and supporters. Ask yourself, what makes content go viral? It is first-step supporters sharing it with their friends and followers, thus creating something resembling word-of-mouth propaganda.

 

#2 The Single Biggest Reason Why Startups Succeed – Bill Gross

Launching a swimsuit business in winter? Unthinkable. Timing is what can make or break a startup, no matter how great the idea, how large the funding and how good the business plan may be.

 

#3 How To Get Your Ideas To Spread – Seth Godin

Purple Cows or: how traditional advertising is no longer working.

 

#4 How Great Leaders Inspire Action – Simon Sinek

This is perhaps the best way to structure a business plan and your pitch to investors and consumers. If you start out with “why” you’ve created your business, you’re telling a story.

 

#5 The Happy Secret To Better Work – Shawn Achor

In this inspiring talk, Shawn talks about our fixation with happiness. There are many little ways in which you and your team can become happier – and thus, more productive.

 

If you want to delve deeper into the universe of TedTalks, the official website gives you hundreds of suggested videos on the topic. Scroll around – you might just find exactly what you need!

 

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