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Find Positive Thinking in Your Job Search

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Summary: Use TEDx Talks to discover positive words of encouragement as you begin your job search.

Are you mentally and physically prepared to being your job search? The process can feel daunting and never-ending but with a little motivation, you will be able to tackle the task. Here is a list of TEDx Talks to help you build up the inspiration and desire to find that new job.

3 Questions to Unlock Your Authentic Career by Ashley Stahl

Some people enjoy looking for a new job because there may be bigger and better opportunities out there. In the talk, she asks people to ask themselves three very important questions: “What am I good at? What do other people think I’m good at? What’s holding me back?”

Trust Your Struggle by Zain Asher

Everyone will experience success and failure along their career path so when looking at your path, it will never go in a straight line. Her main point is that if you work hard enough, you can achieve your goals.

Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career by Larry Smith

Larry Smith is an economics professor that puts things bluntly. He doesn’t try to tell you that everything will be happy and perfect and that your career won’t come perfectly or easily.  He urges you not to settle.

Rethinking Failure by Barbara Corcoran

Take a lesson from an entrepreneur and famous investor, who is known for her role on the TV show “Shark Tank.” She gives examples about how her many early failures helped her know how to adjust her efforts to receive a better outcome. She encourages others to rethink their outlook on failures.

Say Goodbye to Career Planning by Tim Clark

Career planning is silly and based on hypotheses and tests, according to Tim Clark, an entrepreneur. He doesn’t think things need to be this way and that we should instead use a “personal business plan” that acts as a roadmap.

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Authored by: Amanda Griffin