Why Don’t Motivational Speeches Work?

Adrian S. Potter
2 min readJul 3, 2022

When it comes to self-improvement, choose salads over sweets.

Photo by Tegan Mierle on Unsplash

Have you ever opened a YouTube link to kill time and ended up surfing a tidal wave of inspiration?

Or have you ever attended a conference where a presenter verbally nudged you to take action instead of waiting for good fortune to arrive?

Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity · www.adrianspotter.com