The Secret of Success in 8 Words, 3 MinutesNov 17, 2011
screenshot of TED talk by Richard St. John
Author Richard St. John speaks on the eight traits that all successful people have in common (3 minute video)
After interviewing over 500 highly successful people from a wide variety of professional fields, Richard St. John analyzed and distilled their thoughts on success to develop his book The 8 Traits Successful People Have in Common: 8 to Be Great. Though his standard lecture on this subject typically runs over two hours, he captures the essence of all that he has learned in this 3 minute video from the 2005 TED conference in Monterey California.