05 Dec

Best 5 Inspirational and Motivational TED Talks

Best TED Talks

TED Talks have been an amazing source of inspiration to many people throughout the world. TED is dedicated to ideas worth spreading. From popular ideas to inspiring messages to world affairs to technological advancements, TED talks covers wide range of topics.
Check out Best 5 Inspirational and Motivational TED Talks below & let us know your thoughts about TED going into 2013.

Best TED Talks

Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson makes an amazing case about why there is a need for having an education system in place that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

Steven Johnson: Where good ideas come from

People often consider best ideas as individual “Eureka!” moments. But Steven Johnson presents a different story. His fascinating tour takes us from the “liquid networks” of London’s coffee houses to Charles Darwin’s long, slow hunch to today’s high-velocity web.

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek talks about a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers.

Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days

Is there something you have always meant to do, wanted to do, but just … haven’t? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short but inspirational talk offers a different way to think about setting & achieving goals.

Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius

Elizabeth Gilbert talks about the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius. It’s a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.

See Also:
Why You Should Keep Your Goals To Yourself? ( Video )
Steve Jobs Rare & Awesome Footage Conducting A Presentation In 1980 [ Video ]

23 Oct

The Rise of Women in Tech [INFOGRAPHIC]

Rise of women in technology

Did you know Ada Lovelace, a computer scientist from England, is considered to be the first ever computer programmer? She created a model using code-like language for Charles Babbage’s analytic engine in the mid-1800s.

This Infographic created by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, takes a look at some of the brilliant women over the years whose contributions in technology, science, engineering & mathematics, led to some of the greatest innovations in our history.

Recent examples of some very impressive women working in tech, are Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer & Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.

Rise of women in technology

06 Sep

Top 10 Regrets in Life (Infographic)

Top 10 Regrets in Life

Addicted2Success shared an interesting Infographic about “The Top 10 Regrets In Life By Those About To Die“. The Infographic was created by interviewing a no. of patients in Hospitals and nursing homes who are seeing their last days. It’s time for the world to learn from regrets of these people before it’s too late.

The number one regret that people have is that they never pursued their dreams and aspirations. They were always too afraid to follow their dreams and are still haunted by the decisions they didn’t take. So, follow your dreams before it’s too late.

Check out the Infographic for more regrets that people have:

Top 10 Regrets in Life

18 Jun

What Kind of Skills Does A Startup Founder Need?

Skills Startup Founder Needs

Attendly– an Event registration platform, shared this interesting Inforgraphic about the skills a startup founder needs. Check it and do share your thoughts in the comments.

Skills Startup Founder Needs

31 May

Why You Should Keep Your Goals To Yourself? ( Video )

derek sivers keep your goals to yourself

 

You must have read in many self-help books that announcing your goals publicly gives you more push and motivation to achieve those goals. But Derek Sivers talks about a different perspective that it’s always better to keep your goals secret.

Various tests done since 1933 show that people who talk about their goals are less likely to make them happen because announcing your goals publicly satisfies your self-identity just enough that you are not much motivated to do the hard work required to achieve those goals.

Check out this video for more:

02 Apr

Top 11 Resources To Get Cover Photo For Your Facebook Timeline

timeline cover photo

Facebook recently launched “Timeline” – Tell your life story with a new kind of profile. This new Timeline Profile gives users an opportunity to express themselves with a big cover photo behind your profile picture.

The size of the cover photo is 851 by 315 pixels.

 

timeline cover photo

Let’s take a look at Top 11 Resources to get awesome cover photo for your Facebook Timeline:

1) First Cover: The leader in Facebook cover photos for your timeline profile with thousands of Facebook covers to choose from! Regularly Updated and many categories to choose from!

2) Cover Junction: CoverJunction is a great site for creating, sharing & discovering the highest-quality Facebook Covers on the web. Just connect your Facebook account with their app and start building awesome Cover photo.

3) CoverTimeline: Huge Database of Cover Photos.

4) Picscatter: Great site to generate cover photos which also includes beautiful collages based on your facbeook friends or likes or albums. Now Picscatter iPhone and Android app is also available.

5) CoverPhotoMagic: Cover Photo Magic is a Free FB Application with which you can create a personal Cover Photo based on your Facebook albums or choose from over 200 designers templates in a simple 2-step process.

6) TheSiteCanvas: ThesiteCanvas is a free app to build your cover photo by choosing from variety of layouts.

7) Facebooktimelinebanners: Choose from huge database of facebook cover photos which includes Memes, Quotes, Beauty, Military, etc.

8 ) MyProfileCover: Huge Database of Cover Photos.

9) CoverPhotoz: Huge Database of cover photos.

10) CoverPhotoFinder: Connect your Facebook account to this app to add great cover photos to your Timeline profile.

11) Facebookcoversgalore: Another great database of Facebook Cover Photos.

All these resources are great to create your own awesome Facebook Cover Photos. Though if you’re good with Adobe Photoshop, I’d recommend to use that to build your customized cover photo.