Binge watch TED talks and don’t miss Nancy Duarte – comparing Martin Luther King to Steve Jobs – What is, What could be, What is, What Could Be to the new Bliss.
Be Authentic or vulnerable—tell a secret.
Thread a story through and transition through examples that:
Make them laugh.
Make them clap.
Make them gasp.
Make sure to have some tweetable sound bites.
Speaking at TEDx Utica in 2013 was an unforgettable and life changing event for me. TED talks aren’t normal live performances, they live on the inter webs—FOREVER— attached to your name—and you can never take them down.
Anyone wishing to speak at TED or TEDx should be aware of the TED COMMANDMENTS, which I’ve interpreted for you.
I enjoyed giving a short presentation at Hamilton College on the topic. see article.
“XYZ of a terrible TEDTalk”, made by Chris Anderson during the TEDxSummit: