5 TED Talks every aspiring female leader should see

Give the ambitious woman in you a kickstart with these talks that provide motivation and methods to help you become the best leader possible.

Sheryl Sandberg: Why we have too few women leaders
One of the best-known women leaders in the world, this talk by Sheryl has been viewed almost six million times. She dissects the gender equality prevalent in the top strata of the business world and gives powerful advice to women looking to break the glass ceiling and get into the CXO space.
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Arianna Huffington: How to succeed? Get more sleep
The co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, shares a small but very impactful tip on how a good night’s sleep can change the way we see the world and the way we work. In the mad rush to accomplish all that we’ve listed out for the day, we often compromise on something very important—our sleep. Arianna tells us exactly why sleeping your way to the top is a good thing!
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Susan Colantuono: The career advice you probably didn’t get
The CEO and founder of Leading Women addresses the need for women in middle management positions to get out of the rut their stuck in and make a bid to move up the ladder to the leadership role. She provides intresting insights on how women can do so and the skills they need to develop, and especially demonstrate to take that next step.
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Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader
Leadership expert Roselinde has been observing how great leaders work for the last 25 years. Here she shares three questions that would-be leaders need to ask themselves to strive for something greater. She discusses how leaders need to react to the world around them, develop strong last relationships with people different from themselves and be willing to take risks and be different from the pack.
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Amy Cuddy: Body language shapes who you are
In this talk Amy addresses the power of body language—how it affects the way people think about us, but more importantly how we think about ourselves. Her research has shown that a change in body language can also change people’s perceptions, our body chemistry and in the bargain our own feelings of negativity and stress. In this talk, she teaches women how to use ‘power posing’ to boost confidence and ready themselves to lead.
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