Motivation is an indispensable part of one’s professional life. At times, we wonder what will give us enough motivation for starting our work with undisturbed dedication and concentration. Finding the requisite motivation ensures that we do not stop before achieving what we had set out for ourselves. Sometimes, it’s the lessons that we learn from our lives which give us the motivation or the strength to work, sometimes it’s innate will, but many a times it’s simply someone’s spoken words that give us the motivation to start and make the first move.
The article lists certain motivational speakers that take note of the problems that are frequently faced by students these days and also offer all the possible solutions to it. They also bring to light the correct approach that ought to be followed for any particular task.
A. Eric Thomas
Eric Thomas is an American motivational speaker and is also a popular face on YouTube. He was born in Chicago and raised in Michigan. He was a homeless child who had to live on the streets for almost two years when he was brought up by a preacher who inspired him to complete his education. Thomas, in his speeches and talks, shows through his personal experiences, how even with limited resources a person can learn so much. He focuses on telling people about the value of resources rather than their quantity and how important hard-work is for anybody’s success story.
His works include ‘The secret to success’ which is widely recognised as one of the best motivational books. His videos can be found on his official YouTube Channel. His website also provides many of his videos and podcasts
B. Tony Robins
Tony Robins, apart from being an author, public speaker, life coach and philanthropist, is also a renowned motivational speaker. His seminars, infomercials and self-help books have helped millions all over the world. He was born in California and he describes his home life as ‘chaotic’ and ‘abusive’. This made him leave his home when he was just seventeen years old. He did not go to college and instead worked as a janitor. He is not just a motivational speaker but also possesses good knowledge about business because of which he was named one of the ‘Top 50 Business Intellectuals’ by Accenture. He focuses and speaks about the various needs of humans and what influences them and how they to make decisions. He also focuses on achieving ’emotional mastery’.
He philosophy can be summarized through his quote: “one reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.” His TED Talk named “Why We Do What We Do” on YouTube is one of his many impactful and inspirational speeches
C. Les Brown
Les Brown, besides being a motivational speaker, is also a former radio DJ and a television host. His talks are attended my millions of people all around the world keeping the mind his personal struggle and experiences that he had faced since his school. In school, he was declared as mentally challenged, which damaged his self-esteem and confidence. In his talks he often uses the catch phrase “it’s possible” to encourage people to follow their dreams. His acclaimed speech based on this catch phrase that talks about how people can achieve their dreams can be found on YouTube
D. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Well known as the world-famous professional bodybuilding champion, Arnold Schwarzenegger also carries a very inspirational story along with it. He was a self-made man and this journey made him recognise all the struggles in his life that he had to face to achieve what he has. He uses his struggles as an example to inspire people and motivate them to work harder and never stop till the time they have reached their goal. Being a part of the politics, an actor, an author and a filmmaker as well, gives him varied experiences. These experiences have led him to identify the important lessons of life that can help each and every individual struggling to make a career. His most popular speech named “The Speech that Broke the Internet” where he talks about how one can accomplish their goals can be found on YouTube.
E. Brian Tracy
He is a Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development author. He is also a well-known counsellor who has been appointed by highly recognized people to help them with their problems. His knowledge about market and business make him a man of words and his counsel has helped a range of individuals. His talk on the importance of completing individual tasks and top ten rules for success can be found on YouTube.