This is really a two-hour presentation I give to high school students, cut down to three minutes. And it all started one day on a plane, on my way to TED, seven years ago. And in the seat next to me was a high school student, a teenager, and she came from a really poor family.
And she wanted to make something of her life, and she asked me a simple little question. She said, "What leads to success?"And I felt really badly, because I couldn't give her a good answer.
So I get off the plane, and I come to TED. And I think, jeez, I'm in the middle of a room of successful people! So why don't I ask them what helped them succeed, and pass it on to kids? So here we are, seven years, 500 interviews later, and I'm going to tell you what really leads to success and makes TEDsters tick.
And the first thing is passion. Freeman Thomas says, "I'm driven by my passion." TEDsters do it for love; they don't do it for money.
第一点是激情，Freeman Thomas 说：“我总是被我的热情所牵引着” TED的讲演者因为有爱才做事情，不是为了钱。
Carol Coletta says, "I would pay someone to do what I do." And the interesting thing is: if you do it for love, the money comes anyway.
Carol Colletta 说：“我会付给别人钱去做我的工作。” 有趣的是，如果你是为了爱而做的，钱自然而然就来了。
Work! Rupert Murdoch said to me, "It's all hard work. Nothing comes easily. But I have a lot of fun." Did he say fun? Rupert? Yes!
刻苦!Rupert Murdoch曾经告诉过我 “都是刻苦“ 为努力” “天下没有白吃的午餐。但是我得到了很多乐趣。” 他提到了乐趣Rupert?是的`!
TEDsters do have fun working. And they work hard. I figured, they're not workaholics. They're workafrolics.
Good!Alex Garden says, "To be successful, put your nose down in something and get damn good at it."There's no magic; it's practice, practice, practice.
Alex Garden说：”要想成功，就要真的深入其中““然后做到精通。” 想要做到精通没有秘诀，就是练习，练习，再练习。
And it's focus. Norman Jewison said to me, "I think it all has to do with focusing yourself on one thing."And push! David Gallo says, "Push yourself. Physically, mentally, you've got to push, push, push."You've got to push through shyness and self-doubt.
还有就是专注。Norman Jewison 告诉过我， “我想成功就要使自己专注于一件事情” 强迫!David Gallo说：“强迫你自己，” “心灵上，神情上。你一定要强迫，强迫，强迫。” “你要强迫自己去战胜羞涩和自我怀疑”
Goldie Hawn says, "I always had self-doubts. I wasn't good enough; I wasn't smart enough. I didn't think I'd make it."Now it's not always easy to push yourself, and that's why they invented mothers
Goldie Hawn说：“我总是怀疑自己。怀疑自己不够优秀，不用聪明。我从不相信我会成功。” 想要成功地强迫自己并不总容易，这就是为什么要发明妈妈。
(Applause) Frank Gehry said to me, "My mother pushed me."Serve! Sherwin Nuland says, "It was a privilege to serve as a doctor."
Frank Gehry-Frank Gehry对我说： "我妈妈过去总是督促我。" 服务!Sherwin Nuland 说：“能够作为一名医生为他人服务是一种荣幸。”
A lot of kids want to be millionaires. The first thing I say is: "OK, well you can't serve yourself; you've got to serve others something of value. Because that's the way people really get rich."
现在很多孩子告诉我他们想成为百万富翁。 但是一件事我对他们说的是， “好的，但是你不能为你自己服务，” “你需要为他人提供对他人有利的服务。” ”因为这就是人们致富的方式。“ 点子。
Ideas! TEDster Bill Gates says, "I had an idea: founding the first micro-computer software company."I'd say it was a pretty good idea. And there's no magic to creativity in coming up with ideas — it's just doing some very simple things. And I give lots of evidence.
TED演讲者Bill Gates 说：”我曾经有过一个点子，“ ”成立第一个微机软件公司。“ 我必须承认这真的是很好的一个点子。对于能想出点子的创造力来讲没有什么魔力可言。都是些简单平常的事情。而且我可以举出很多证据。
Persist! Joe Kraus says, "Persistence is the number one reason for our success." You've got to persist through failure. You've got to persist through crap! Which of course means "Criticism, Rejection, Assholes and Pressure."
坚持。Joe Kraus 说 ”恒心是我们成功地第一条原因。“ ”你必须坚持度过失败，你必须坚持度过crap“ ”这里的crap是指”批评，拒绝，卑鄙小人和压力“
So, the answer to this question is simple: Pay 4,000 bucks and come to TED.Or failing that, do the eight things — and trust me, these are the big eight things that lead to success.
Thank you TEDsters for all your interviews!(Applause)