Motivation is actually your brain on Dopamine. Basically, the brain cells release chemicals to boost the capability of the human system to mitigate a challenge or accomplish a reward. However, many of us find motivation pretty hard to come by. If we are not self-motivated, then we could always rely on external stimulus for some much-needed motivation, can’t we?
Practices like Meditation and Yoga are great ways to boost your capacity and skills to help you achieve big in the long run. However, if you are like us, who prefers QuickTime results, then these won’t suffice.
Inspirational speeches and talks by eminent people are a surefire way to kindle some spark within you. Therefore, here are some personalities you ought to listen to if you are desperately seeking that ounce of motivation.
Mystic, Yogi, and spiritual teacher, Sadhguru is a flavour that you have never come across before. From riding Ducati bikes, going scuba diving, attending F1 races, this man is single-handedly challenging our conceptions of a Guru.
His social campaigns like Rally for Rivers and Cauvery Calling have struck a chord with the youth. His brainchild, the Isha Foundation is conducting numerous Yoga programs throughout the country. His wisdom is beyond conventional intelligence.
His videos on Youtube demonstrating Yogic knowledge and Spirituality have received a lot of attention. He even left Karan Johar dumbfounded in an interview. His motivational talks are different from other speakers as he emphasises on leading a meditative lifestyle for better living. He has also been awarded the Padma Vibhushan for his services in the social field.
If you haven’t heard of him, then you really have been living under a rock. His way with words has earned him far more attention than being the CEO and founder of ImagesBazaar. Moreover, as a man who once preferred speaking his heart out than owning 10 private jets, he’s definitely someone you should go through.
Apart from the fact that he conducts his sessions for free, one should also consider the way in which he has matured over the years. That’s right, his mind is not stagnant and he keeps digging deeper to discover new truths and to improve upon his thoughts.
3. Shiv Khera
Apart from being an author, keynote speaker, educator, and business consultant, Shiv Khera has also made great strides in the area of politics and activism. He is the man behind the Country First Foundation and the founder of the Bhartiya Rashtravadi Samanta Party. Moreover, he has also raised his voice against caste-based reservations in India and expressed his feelings against it.
Coming back to him as a motivational speaker, it is interesting how he can implant grand ideas in your brain through the simplest of the examples. With words that anyone can understand and concepts that even beginners respond to, he is one speaker who is a joy to listen to. And you can see that he is a man trying to show you the rope with the utmost sincerity.
4. Priya Kumar
Dream, Dare, Deliver. Turn the Tables. I am another you. Google Priya Kumar and these will probably be the first things that might turn up. But alas, they are just the tip of an iceberg. As she has authored bout 11 inspirational books that have won her 32 International awards.
Her hustle with the corporate world for 24 years has helped her bloom into a strong and influential speaker. Actually more of a storyteller, she doesn’t just inspire you, she perfectly blends facts, techniques and a bit of humour to give you a very rare experience. She leaves you enlightened and entertained. So if you plan to take a peek at her on youtube, get a pen and listen close.
5. Vivek Bindra
Remember the character Leanardo di Caprio played in The Wolf of Wall Street. Now imagine his real-life Indian version. Well, that is the best way to describe Vivek Bindra. He is an International Motivational Speaker, Leadership Consultant and Business Coach who has graced a lot of stages across the world.
He surely is a man with an abundance of knowledge, skills, and techniques up his sleeve. But what really sets him apart is his aura. His presence and command, while he is upon the stage, is magnetic and ecstatic, to say the least. And the cherry on top is the fact that he wants to help the masses achieve their business goals and is determined to do anything that it takes.
6. Gaur Gopal Das
His book, Life’s amazing secrets spark one’s mind to finding balance and peace. Maybe that’s why this youtube sensation went from being an Engineer who worked at Hewlett Packard to being a lifestyle coach and a motivational speaker. Furthermore, he is an eminent member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.
But don’t mistake him for a geezer who just read a few scribes. He is far from that. As when he talks, he not only talks about morals and the meaning of life. But it also makes sense out of it. But not just in an if-so manner. You can surely tell that he is a man who has wrestled with the truth and he is presenting to you what he has uncovered.
7. Ujjwal Chugh
At the top of our list is Ujjwal Chugh, a name you might not be familiar with, but that explains why you are in dire need of some motivation as he himself is a motivation. His versatility, understanding of life & achievements at this young age makes him top our list. An entrepreneur by profession, but more of an influencer by deeds. He is the founder and CEO of ISOLS Group. But life was not always smooth sailing for him, and this is what he cherishes rather regretting.
He was a brilliant student and cracked the NDA, not once, but twice, to fulfill his dream of joining the IAF as a fighter pilot, but fate had other plans. He had a slightly myopic eye and therefore was asked to join the Indian Army.
However, not the one to stay put, he ventured into the tech and digital sphere and started his company ISOLS Group and other sister brands. Besides achieving great success in business, Ujjwal has conducted a countless number of workshops on entrepreneurship, digital marketing, self-management, life engineering skills to help students & professional seekers venture into this field and realize their dreams as well.
He is a motivational speaker par excellence and has done TED Talks and has been invited for numerous other career counseling sessions to help the youth achieve their potential. His sessions have created a wave among the seekers of topmost college/university till the remotest part of this country. Besides, he is an accomplished author and his book “How to crack the SSB” is a gem and is providing great learning to a community of 1.4 lac plus aspirants.
He has received awards like ‘National Award Award 2k17’, ‘Shaheed Bhagat Singh Bravery Award 2k16’ and numerous others as well. His ultimate success is undoubtedly his willingness to help sow the seeds of success & happiness in others.
Last but not the least, the most influential author to influence young Indians of this era. And it is no understatement that this former IIT and IIM graduate can surely weave magic with a pen. Or a typewriter apparently.
Apart from his obviously well-known fiction works, Chetan Bhagat has also taken the time out to write some thought-provoking books aimed at the younger audience as well. ‘What Young India Wants’ and ‘Making India awesome’ while being a delight to reinstall instill purpose and motivation in your heart.
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