Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Superb Link - 22 Best Motivational Speeches

This is a list of 22 of the best motivational speeches. Now to watch them!
For the lazy ones, here is the list. Am starting with Brene Brown.

  1. J.K. Rowling: “The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination” (2008)

  2. David Foster Wallace: "This Is Water" (2005)
  3. Writer. English teacher. 
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CrOL-ydFMI

  5. BrenĂ© Brown: "The Power of Vulnerability" (2013) - 
  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCvmsMzlF7o
  7. "Connection is why we are here. Shame is the fear of disconnection - the fear that if people know something about me there may be a disconnection. Shame and fear - excruciating vulnerability. For connection to happen, we need to be seen.
  8. People who have a strong sense of love and belonging believe they are worthy of love and belonging. They are wholehearted people.
  9. These folks had the courage to be imperfect. They were compassionate to themselves frist and then to others. They were willing to let go of who they thought they should be in order to be who they are. They fully embraced vulnerability."
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  11. Al Pacino: "Inch by Inch" (1999)
  12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1C6b2Wd8HM
  13. "We can climb out of hell - one inch at a time. The inches we need are everywhere around us. And we fight for that inch. We claw with our fingernails for that inch. Because we know that when we add up all those inches that's gonna making the difference between winning and losing. Between living and dying. In any fight, its the guy who is willing to die who will get that inch."

  14. Steve Jobs: "How to Live Before You Die" (2005)
  15. Ellen DeGeneres: Tulane University Commencement Speech (2009)
  16. Will Smith: Speech from The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
  17. Sheryl Sandberg: Harvard Business School Class Day Speech (2012)
  18. Dan Pink: "The Puzzle of Motivation" (2009)
  19. Denzel Washington: "Fall Forward" (2011)
  20. Sylvester Stallone: Speech from Rocky Balboa (2006)
  21. Elizabeth Gilbert: "Your Elusive Creative Genius" (2009)
  22. Charlie Day: Merrimack College Commencement Speech (2014)
  23. Frank Oz/Yoda: Speech from The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  24. William Wallace: Speech From the Battle of Stirling Bridge (1297)
  25. Orlando Scampington: "The Pillars of C.L.A.M." (2015)
  26. Kurt Russell: “This is Your Time” (2004)
  27. Jim Valvano: ESPY Speech (1993)
  28. Mel Gibson: “The Valley of the Shadow of Death” (2002)
  29. Kal Penn: DePauw University Commencement Speech (2014)
  30. Charles Dutton: Speech from Rudy (1993)
  31. Vera Jones: “But the Blind Can Lead the Blind…” (2016)

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