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9 TED Talks you should watch to build a strong career

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11:35 AM | 25 November 2016
by Arthur Gueidan
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A roundup of the best TED Talks to help you build the best and strongest career possible.

TED Talks have become one of the best video resources online. Whether it's knowledge or inspiration, you can find any talks covering every subject out there. I've discovered some of the best Ted Talks focused around careers, so here's nine of the best:

Why do we work?

If you ask most people, 'Why do we work?', the majority will reply 'to get a pay check'. Barry Schwartz talks about the attitude people have towards work and how it needs to change.

"Whether your response to poverty is resignation or revolution depends on how you understand the sources of you poverty" your mind-set decides how you will feel towards working, respond to it with a revolution and expand your mind to the many amazing opportunities that work can bring to you.

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