speaking tips from popular ted talks
DESCRIPTIONWhat does it take to be a great speaker? Here are some tips and takeaways that can help you improve your speaking and presentation skills – from some of the most watched TED Talks. Learn more: http://dell.to/1kc4Ksw.
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What makes some speakers more successful than others? Here are some characteristics of what separates the good
speakers from the great.
Your TED talk shouldn’tbe less than 12 minutes.
The exceptions to the 12 minute rule is if your talk is:
The most favorited videos average 17:58
For people to enjoy the TED talk that fellbetween 12-18 minutes long, it had to be:
Persuasive Fascinating Inspiring Informative Courageous
If you want to compete among the most favorite TED speakers you should:
Present a clear,focused message
Do not use slides
Format your presentationas a hero’s journey orpremise-driven narrative
Alternate between Storiesand main points
Keep it shortand to the point
Use humor strategically
Take your audience througha broad range of emotions.
Embrace the powerof the pause
The top 10 keywordsto USE in your TED talk
The top 10 keywordsto AVOID in your TED talk
The most successful speakersshare these characteristics
Longer hair than average
Dressed up more than the average TED speaker
1 John UnderkofflerGesture-based computing
2 Gary FlakeExtreme data visualization
3 Jane McGonigalHow gamers can save the world
4 Stephen WolframCreating a computational theoryof the universe
5 Pranav MistryGesture-based interface thatgoes everywhere
6 Eric TopolWireless tech in medicine
7 Tim Berners-LeeMaking the world’s dataopen source
8 Ray KurzweilMachines that think and grow
The Top 8 TED Talks for Tech
1 Rory SutherlandLife Lessons from an Ad Man
2 Simon SinekHow Great Leaders Inspire Action
3 Dan ArielyAre we in Control of ourown Decisions?
4 Seth GodinHow to get your Ideas to Spread
5 Malcolm GladwellChoice, Happiness, andSpaghetti Sauce
6 Tim HarfordTrial, Error, and the God Complex
7 Steven JohnsonWhere Good Ideas Come From
8 Cameron HeroldLet's Raise Kids to beEntrepreneurs
9 Dan CobleyWhat Physics Taught MeAbout Marketing
10 Jason FriedWhy Work Doesn't Happenat Work
The Top 10 TED Talks for Business
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