Please enjoy this small collection of videos from speakers who have shaped the work we do at Castle Strategy. We hope you are also inspired and that they help you shape your business going forward.
TEDxUFM - Luke Williams: Ideas are the Recipes
Luke G. Williams is a leading consultant, educator, and speaker who specializes in disruptive thinking and innovation strategy. He has worked with international industry leaders such as American Express, GE, Sony, Crocs, Virgin, Disney, and Hewlett-Packard, to develop new products, services, and brands.
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.
RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us - theRSAorg
This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.
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.
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.
Steve Jobs - TED - How To Live Before You Die
(1955 - 2011) Rest In Peace - Apple Co-Finder Steve Jobs in 2005 giving his Stanford Commencement Address
Kathryn Dekas: People Analytics
This is a look at how Google use data to support decision making in their organisation. This focus is on HR but the lessons are transferrable to any area of your business.
some great tools and advice on how you can use this in your businesss to suport cahnge for the better.
Alexa Von Tobel: One Life-Changing Class You Never TookTEDxWallStreet
Alexa von Tobel is the founder and CEO of LearnVest.com which she has been developing and growing since 2006. LearnVest is the leading personal finance and lifestyle website that brings financial literacy to women. Since launching LearnVest, Alexa has been widely quoted as a personal finance expert and entrepreneur in top tier business and consumer publications.
Alexis Ohanian: Tools for Entreprenuers Making Somehting People Love
Renowned entrepreneur and Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian, will inspire you to think of unique ways to connect with your customers, and to build a community of users who want your business to succeed. In this class you'll learn some key branding, marketing, and user experience principles, plus speciﬁc tactics and strategies that you can use to create a company people love.
Tim Ferriss: 4 Hour Work Week
This is a great 5 minute guide on some quick strategies you can adopt to start freeing your time today.
Tim does not support traditional "time management" theories but instead has some very innovative solutions that free up significantly more of your time!
Nigel Marsh: How to make work life balance work
Work-life balance, says Nigel Marsh, is too important to be left in the hands of your employer. Marsh lays out an ideal day balanced between family time, personal time and productivity -- and offers some stirring encouragement to make it happen.