‘inspirational’ Videos

  • Marija Zaric: The Commons – the importance of being open and sharing. My story.

    WordCamp Finland (Suomi) 2020Speaker: Marija Zaric

    April 1, 2021 — This talk shares how The Commons gave Marija Zaric an opportunity to learn, contribute, and evolve. The web is built on open source by wonderful altruistic people.

  • Michelle Frechette: WordPress in the time of a pandemic

    WordCamp India 2021Speaker: Michelle Frechette

    March 20, 2021 — Finding the good in bad situations – like looking for a Phoenix rising from the ashes – might help you stay positive when it feels like your world is burning.

    Did 2020 feel like that for you? From a global pandemic to murder hornets, to event cancelations, and personal struggles: 2020 was a difficult year for many of us.

    We pivoted so much and so often it felt like we were constantly reinventing ourselves, our businesses, and our community.

    This talk recognizes some of the good that came from 2020’s trying times and suggests how we can move forward in a globally-positive way.

  • Jocelyn Mozak: The Gift of WordPress

    WordCamp San Antonio 2020Speaker: Jocelyn Mozak

    January 13, 2021 — Both WordPress and many of us have come along way from our humble beginnings with WordPress. Maybe your experience is similar? Maybe you sat down one day with a dream…and off you went. That is the gift of WordPress.

  • Nando Pappalardo: Sai perché non devi avere paura di sbagliare?

    WordCamp Italia 2020Speaker: Nando Pappalardo

    November 2, 2020 — Le persone tendono a raccontare i propri successi e sono spesso riluttanti a condividere ed ammettere gli sbagli che hanno commesso strada facendo. La verità è che quando ti metti in gioco inevitabilmente commetti degli errori. Ma saranno proprio quegli errori a regalarti le lezioni – di business, ma anche di vita – più importanti.

    In questo talk non ti parlerò dei miei successi ma degli errori più grandi che ho commesso e che mi hanno reso la persona che sono oggi. Perché sbagliare è spesso un’eccellente occasione di crescita.

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  • Kathy Zant: Thriving in Uncertain Times, Finding Security through WordPress

    WordCamp Rochester, WordCamp Rochester 2020Speaker: Kathy Zant

    October 20, 2020 — This year has been a year like no other, challenging each of us to rethink how we work, play, relate and create in our community and our lives. To think of thriving in such uncertain times seems like a challenge in and of itself. As digital creators using WordPress, we have an empowering foundation available to not only create security for ourselves, but also for those we connect with. Though the times might be uncertain, our capabilities and tools aren’t. By staying focused on our purpose as creators, we can find our way to thrive and stay secure no matter what is happening around us.

  • Steve Grunwell: The World Beyond WordPress

    WordCamp Kent 2020Speaker: Steve Grunwell

    June 16, 2020 — Working with WordPress does not mean you can only learn from others learning WordPress. This WordCamp 2020 Keynote address explores the merits of learning from other communities.

  • Stoney deGeyter: Finding Educational and Growth Opportunities in the Unlikeliest of Places

    WordCamp Dayton 2018Speaker: Stoney deGeyter

    June 6, 2020 — Education doesn’t stop at the textbook. In fact, it rarely even starts there. The best education is in life experiences. But you have to learn how to recognize them. There is a lesson in everything. This talk explores how you can grow from the most unlikely of places.

  • Telling Your WordPress Stories

    WordCamp Mombasa 2019Speaker: Olamide Egbayelo

    January 17, 2020 — Since founded in 2003, WordPress has touched millions of lives and businesses. Young and old people have learned skills that have connected them to jobs and opportunities they never thought they could have. Businesses have been created, innovations of plugins and apps have also been birthed. Telling our WordPress stories will inspire the next generation.

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  • Roman Hraška: Inšpiratívny talk o tom, ako sa nenechať zdierať

    WordCamp Bratislava 2018Speaker: Roman Hraška

    February 26, 2019 — Nikto z nás nevie, koľko si má vypýtať.

    Každý z nás sa bojí vypýtať si viac.

    A každý z nás si zrejme pýta málo.

    Naučím ťa nebáť sa pýtať si.

    A keď nie, aspoň sa zasmeješ na všetkých mojich trápnych zlyhaniach.

    A to je tiež niečo.

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  • Nile Flores: Avoiding Bloggers Block

    WordCamp Los Angeles 2017Speaker: Nile Flores

    October 10, 2017 — Most, not all bloggers hit the dreaded wall called Bloggers Block. You blog, but you either fall into one of the following:

    1. You’ve reached a plateau with your site, and just cannot seem to write any more.
    2. You really are not sure what you can cover on your site. (For those with businesses, you might be scared of spamming.)
    3. You are afraid you might be copying other sites in your niche, that may be covering the same topics.
    4. Juggling family or personal issues.

    There’s a solution for all of these!

    I am going to go over some tips to help you overcome Blogger’s Block, and get you to think outside the box when coming up with loads of topics for you. Don’t let search results scare you- your blog voice and your knowledge can do wonders for you!

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