TED Talks to Ignite Your Innovation and Creativity

October 3, 2014

“Innovation” and “creativity” remain buzzwords that many of us strive to achieve -- but which often remain elusive. Next week's TEDGlobal conference in Rio de Janeiro will explore and celebrate these concepts as they relate to technology, social policies, the arts and sciences, yourself and more.

To gear up for this annual event, we thought we'd revisit a few inspiring TED Talks from conferences past. Visit our TED page for all TED-related decks on SlideShare.

No Pain, No Gain

Feel like you need an extra push? Life coach and motivational speaker Tony Robbins is not short of inspiring quotes to keep you going. See his top 15 quotes here:

The Key to Innovation

Resilience is the key to successful innovation, says Laurence Welford, a professor at SRH Hochschule Heidelberg. Here's how he sparks innovation:

How to Achieve Your Personal Best

What would you do if you knew you could take action now to succeed at something? This TEDx Talk by Carlos Espinal, a seed-stage investor, explains our mental blocks, and why we often quit when something isn’t working -- and shows how to overcome them: