Elizabeth Gilbert: Success, failure and the drive to keep creating

submitted by Wonder Women Media World on 10/22/14 1

Watch with subtitles in 30 languages on ted.com: www.ted.com/talks/elizabeth_gilbert_success_failure_and_the_drive_to_keep_creating/ Elizabeth Gilbert was once an "unpublished diner waitress," devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of 'Eat, Pray, Love,' she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can be as disorienting as failure and offers a simple -- though hard -- way to carry on, regardless of outcomes. TED Talks is a daily podcast of talks and performances from TED, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. www.ted.com Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: www.twitter.com/tedtalks Like TED on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector

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