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MY FAVORITE MOTIVATIONAL VIDEOS

I love to learn, and love sharing what I learn. I hope you enjoy these videos as much as I do.


God loves you. You mean everything to God.

LDS Quotes and Mormon Motivation  |   Life is hard. Don't give up. You mean everything to God! Credits: Apollo 8 -- Reading of Genesis chapter 1, and soundtrack "My name is Lincoln" -Movie: Contact

Faith to Move Mountains

LDS Quotes and Mormon Motivation  |  Thomas S. Monson said "Remember that faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same time, for one will dispel the other. Cast out doubt. Cultivate faith."


Shawn Achor: The Happy Secret to Better Work.

We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk from TEDxBloomington, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. 

David Steindl-Rast: Want to be happy? Be grateful.

The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude. An inspiring lesson in slowing down, looking where you're going, and above all, being grateful.


Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit.

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action.

Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers -- and as a counterpoint Tivo, which (until a recent court victory that tripled its stock price) appeared to be struggling.

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success.

Motivational Video - Sacrifice

A Pep Talk from Kid President to You

We all need a little encouragement every now and then. Kid President, knowing this, has put together a video you can play each morning as you wake up or to share with your friend who needs a kick in the right direction. Take a moment and spread some encouragement.

Motivation for everyone to keep pushing on. Never give up guys and never stop pursuing whatever dream you're having. Push on!


The Refiner's Fire

Mountains to Climb

LDS Quotes and Mormon Motivation  |  Finding faith in the Lord Jesus Christ will help us have the power to endure and overcome challenges in life. "Many of you are now passing through physical, mental, and emotional trials that could cause you to cry out, 'When I've tried all my life to be good, why has this happened to me?'"

LDS Quotes and Mormon Motivation  |  The refiner's fire is not a comfortable place to be. It involves intense heat and repeated hammering. But it is in the refiner's fire that we are purified and prepared to meet God.


Seth Godin: How to get your ideas to spread.

In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.