Five TED Talks For Every Agent



With so many great TED Talks available at your fingertips, how do you know which ones will specifically apply to your career and life as an agent? Even though there are hundreds of thought provoking,jaw dropping, inspiring talks, the five below will have a dramatic impact on the way you conduct and think of your business.

Side note: Some of these videos were recorded in the last five years. However, they have been voted someof the top 20 TED Talks of all time according to TEDTalks.com, so they made our list!



Your body language shapes who you are // Amy Cuddy

Your body language has a profound effect on how others view you, starting from the very first point of contact. Here's how "power posing", or standing in a pose with confidence, can impact your chance for success and affect the brain in ways we cannot see.



How to speak so that people want to listen // Julian Treasure

From contacting a lead to completing a listing interview, your entire business is built from communicating your value with others. Make sure the conversation ends in your favor and you get the respect you deserve by using "power speaking" according to Julian Treasure.



How to make stress your friend // Kelly McGonigal

A day without stress? Not in the world of real estate. So instead of worrying about stress, which in return causes more stress, become friends with it by accepting it is positive rather than negative. Kelly McGonigal shows us how in this short video.



How to make work-life balance work // Nigel Marsh

Many will tell you being an entrepreneur means you are giving up your days, nights, and weekends. With that said, where does your family and personal time fit into your routine? Nigel Marsh highlights how investing in small ways in the right places can give you the work-life balance you've always hoped for.



The surprising science of happiness // Dan Gilbert

We've all heard this before, being happy is a choice. In this TED Talk, Dan Gilbert highlights how happiness comes from being content with our choices and accepting the outcome good or bad (much like winning a listing, having an offer accepted, and so much more within the industry!)


Do you have a TED Talk that has inspired you to be a better agent? Share with your fellow Breakthrough Agents in the comments section below!