Although many millions of people use YouTube mainly to watch funny videos, the reality is that YouTube is one of the greatest sources of knowledge and information.
So, next time you log in, stop watching those videos of “funny cats” and check out 10 remarkable YouTube channels that could have a huge impact on your business.
Note: The list is not organized in order of importance. Each channel focuses on different areas and each is remarkable on its own way.
1. Fast Company
Fast Company is a remarkable business magazine and most of their videos are equally remarkable. A great example of this, is the Work Smart video series with Gina Trapani in which she shares excellent advice on productivity and effectiveness.
Best selling author and thought leader, Tom Peters shares excellent advice in very short videos.
Jeffrey Gitomer is one of the biggest authorities in the world of selling. His videos, like his books and articles are full of priceless advice and great humor. Definitely a must watch if you are in sales.
Robin Dickinson is somebody who I tremendously respect and who I am fortunate enough to be able to call a good friend. He shares extremely valuable advice connected to business development.
William Arruda is one of the top authorities on Personal Branding. Weather you are a front-line employee, a top executive or a small business owner, William’s advice will definitely have an impact on your professional life.
Harvard Business Review‘s channel shares great insights into the minds of some of the top academic leaders in the planet.
The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is a non-profit organization that focuses on social progress with a multi-disciplinary, politically independent approach that combines research and policy development.
They have come up with a remarkable idea. Adapting parts of the lectures and speeches given at their conferences and events and presenting them in what they call RSA Animates. These videos are not only entertaining but represent a great way to learn and understand key subjects.
This channel displays videos of authors, leaders, politicians and business leaders presenting at Google. This channel’s great advantage is that it provides the entire lectures. If you are interested on attending a full hour lecture with some of the greatest thought leaders, you’ve got to subscribe.
TED started out as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Today is much broader than that. With two annual conferences and now with additional events such as TEDIndia and TEDWomen, TED is no longer just a conference. It has become a community and a source of some of the best presentations ever.
For sure there are many more channels that are worth mentioning. Do you have any favorite channel that you would like to share? Please write it down on the comments section below.