3 TED Talks for Inspiration

A woman watching a TED Talk on her laptop.

TED Talks have become incredibly popular over the last decade. These short lectures feature an industry leader or personality who shares their passion and wisdom about a particular topic. The best part is they’re almost all available for free online! Here are some of the best inspirational TED Talks to stream from our apartments in Jessup, MD.

How Great Leaders Inspire Action

The How Great Leaders Inspire Action TED Talk from author Simon Sinek has almost 50 million views. Focusing on the idea of inspiring leadership, Sinek begins his talk with the simple question of “Why?” He then uses examples throughout history, such as the Wright brothers and Martin Luther King Jr., to discuss the role of leadership. His talk has inspired millions to consider leadership in their own lives.

The Power of Vulnerability

Highly popular across demographics, The Power of Vulnerability has been viewed by over 45 million people. Shame researcher Brené Brown gave this talk at TEDxHouston in 2010. Since then, her motivating and humorous presentation has connected with viewers worldwide. Brown speaks about the power of human connection and embracing a person’s ability to love and empathize. Brown will leave you inspired to accept yourself and the people around you.

Your Elusive Creative Genius

Author Elizabeth Gilbert first discussed Your Elusive Creative Genius at the TED2009 conference. Gilbert wrote the wildly popular novel “Eat, Pray, Love.” Here, she delivers a heartfelt and personal look about how today’s society views creativity. She stresses the idea that hard work pays off during the process of creating. This TED Talk is both inspiring and educational. 

Whether you’re enjoying live entertainment or one of these fascinating TED Talks from the comfort of your living room, our Jessup apartments are a great place to call home. Please contact us to learn more about our community. 

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