by Alan Collins
In HR, we all have bad days. Days when things just don’t go our way.
So, I’ve compiled for you a collection of 10 deeply inspirational videos.
I originally posted these months ago, but I’ve updated the list.
Some of these you’ve seen before. Some you haven’t.
If you need an instant shot in the arm, view these videos. Even if you don’t, check out ‘em out anyway. Or share them with your HR colleagues (or your boss). Or pick out a couple to spice up your next HR meeting.
In any event – watch them — and ENJOY!!
Warning: These videos might inspire you to greatness, so view them at your own risk.
But enough build up…let’s start the countdown to #1, starting with…
VIDEO #10………Unity in Diversity
Lesson for HR: All it takes is one person to step forward to make a difference…
VIDEO #9……. Jason McElway
HR Lesson: Support your team – and when you get your chance off the bench, go for it!
VIDEO #8…….. “Failure” Nike Ad by Michael Jordan
Lesson For HR: Failure is very important, because it allows you to succeed!
VIDEO #7……….From the movie “Facing The Giants”
Lesson for HR: Everyone needs a coach in their life – whether they recognize it or not!
VIDEO #6…… Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Speech
Lesson for HR #1: Have a vision. And to achieve it – be hungry, be foolish.
Lesson for HR #2: Forget powerpoint, three inspiring stories = a great speech.
VIDEO #5…….. Rocky Balboa in Rocky VI – Teaching his son a lesson in life.
Lesson for HR: You gotta take the hits and keep moving forward!
VIDEO #4…..Al Pacino — Speech from On Any Given Sunday
Message for HR: Opportunity is all around us, just make a grab for it and make improvements…INCH BY INCH.
VIDEO #3….. Rules For An Extraordinary Life
Message for HR: Never interrupt when someone is complimenting you + other nuggets of wisdom.
VIDEO #2…. Free Hugs Campaign.
Message for HR: Everyone can use a hug.
VIDEO #1…….Christian The Lion
Message For HR: Relationships last a lifetime, stay in touch!
Hope you enjoyed these! CLICK HERE to add your thoughts, insights, or comments on these videos.
About the author: Alan Collins was Vice President – Human Resources at PepsiCo where he led HR initiatives for their Quaker Oats, Gatorade and Tropicana businesses. He is now Founder of Success in HR, Inc. and the author of the two HR best sellers, UNWRITTEN HR RULES and BEST KEPT HR SECRETS.
His NEW book, YOUR HR GOLDMINE is now is available on Amazon.
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