How to Deliver A TED Talk

How to Deliver A TED Talk

Secrets of the World's Most Inspiring Presentations

Book - 2014 | Revised and expanded new edition
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"A step-by-step playbook showing anyone how to give the speech "of their lives," based on intensive study of the most popular TED Talks.TED is a nonprofit dedicated to Ideas Worth Spreading. What began in 1984 as a conference bringing together the thought leaders and luminaries from the worlds of technology, entertainment, and design in Long Beach, California, TED exploded in popularity and led to a second conference held in Edinburgh, Scotland, TEDGlobal. TED challenged the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers to give the speech "of their lives" in 18 minutes or less.With more than 100 specific tips--including ways to open with an explicit statement of audience benefits and frame your idea worth spreading as an action-outcome response to a question worth asking--How to Deliver a TED Talk helps you select your topic, craft your story, master your delivery, and refine your design. It is a complete guide to creating presentations that inspire. A TEDx organizer and speaker, Jeremey Donovan is Group Vice President of Marketing at Gartner Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company with $1.6 billion in annual revenue"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2014]
Edition: Revised and expanded new edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780071831598
Branch Call Number: 658.452 D7196H 2014
Characteristics: x, 229 pages ; 23 cm


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Mar 11, 2014

Excellent book. Not only does it cover in the second half how to actually create a talk, but it gives the reader tips on how to make that talk superb . All talks are about spreading an idea. As someone who teaches public speaking, this is one of the better books I've read that covers it all.


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