1. DESIGNING YOUR LIFE | BILL BURNETT
Executive director of Stanford’s design program at the d.School, Bill Burnett uses design thinking, a career’s worth of starting companies and coaching students, and a childhood spent drawing cars and airplanes under his Grandmother’s sewing machine to inform his work on how to design your life. In five eyebrow-raising findings, Burnett offers simple but life-changing advice on designing the life you want, whether you are contemplating college or retirement – he’ll get you motivated.
2. WHY YOU WILL FAIL TO HAVE A GREATER CAREER|LARRY SMITH
Throughout his three-decade career here at the University of Waterloo, Larry Smith has motivated legions of students to take up the mantle of economics with his passionate and homespun tales of economic wizardry. A renowned story-teller, teacher and youth leadership champion, Larry has also coached and mentored countless numbers of students on start-up business management and career development strategies
3. THE ART OF BEING YOURSELF|CAROLINE McHUGH
“Humility is not thinking less of yourself but thinking of yourself less.”
4. PROGRAMMING YOUR MIND FOR SUCCESS | CARRIE GREEN
Carrie Green started her first online business at the age of 20, whilst studying Law at the University of Birmingham. Within a few years she took the business global, selling throughout the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and Europe and receiving over 100,000 hits on the website every month.
5. HOW TO STOP SCREWING YOURSELF OVER | MEL ROBBINS
Widely respected for her grab-’em-by-the-collar advice and tough love, Robbins drills through the mental clutter that stands between people and what they want. Her approach is smart, effective and entertaining. Best of all, it’s motivating.