Tom Cruise is an A-list actor and an outspoken Scientologist who initially set out to become a priest. With a go-getter spirit and a curiosity to find his calling, Cruise set out on a path that saw him go from a priest to a licensed pilot. But it was a wrestling injury that killed his dream of being an athlete that helped him find his real life's purpose.
Media giant, Oprah Winfrey has the Midas touch, everything she touches turns to gold. But her life was definitely not an easy road, in fact Oprah was sexually abused when she was young, she was known to be a rebellious and bratty teenager, and at just 14, was pregnant with a little boy who died prematurely in just 2 weeks. Find out what characteristics led her to become a true heroine of our times and one who is often labelled ‘the most influential woman in the world.’
Rafael Nadal was always an athletic kid growing up, but it was his bold decision to stick to just tennis and fully master the game that actually led him to success. He had a great supporting cast in his uncle and coach who guided him and his mind over matter approach assisted him to the top.
In this hilarious TED Talks, economic professor Larry Smith explains why you will fail to have a great career. In simple, it's because no matter how many times someone tells you to follow your passion, you just won't do it!
Richard St John gives an incredible fun yet extremely valuable TED Talk, in 3 minutes he gives the 8 secrets to success that were derived from over 7 years of research and 500 interviews, here's what was found:
The visionary behind Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling, gives us another great tale of fantasy, imagination and hope, but this one may be even better than any other story she's old, because this one is the true story of her life and all that she had endured.
Kenyan born actress, Lupita Nyong'o had a profound acceptance speech at the 2014 Oscar's that was both modest and inspiring. The bright young star thanked her true story character in 12 Years A Slave and reminded the young generation that "no matter where you're from, you dreams are valid."