TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking by Chris J. AndersonA New York Times Bestseller
For anyone who has ever been inspired by a TED talk…
...this is an insider’s guide to creating talks that are unforgettable.
Since taking over TED in the early 2000s, Chris Anderson has shown how carefully crafted short talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, stirring excitement, spreading knowledge, and promoting a shared dream. Done right, a talk can electrify a room and transform an audience’s worldview. Done right, a talk is more powerful than anything in written form.
This book explains how the miracle of powerful public speaking is achieved, and equips you to give it your best shot. There is no set formula; no two talks should be the same. The goal is for you to give the talk that only you can give. But don’t be intimidated. You may find it more natural than you think.
Chris Anderson has worked behind the scenes with all the TED speakers who have inspired us the most, and here he shares insights from such favorites as Sir Ken Robinson, Amy Cuddy, Bill Gates, Elizabeth Gilbert, Salman Khan, Dan Gilbert, Mary Roach, Matt Ridley, and dozens more — everything from how to craft your talk’s content to how you can be most effective on stage. This is the 21st-century’s new manual for truly effective communication and it is a must-read for anyone who is ready to create impact with their ideas.
7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader
How do you inspire people? How do you inspire people to think big? How do you inspire people to change their lives? I believe emotion is the force of life. What will you focus on? According to Tony, people use stories as excuses for not taking action. Once you decide to change your story you can start to take action.
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How do you reach your goals in life? And that plan includes specific steps to achieve your goals, not just a big aspiration with no back-up. Does your plan also include backward steps? How to reach your goals is something many of us have pondered, failed at, and then pondered again. Or a perfect process. Ideally, you reach your goals every time, but sometimes life gets in the way of our productivity. And to be honest, sometimes we get in our own way.
If you're the owner of a business or someone in a management position, then you know how often employees, colleagues, and partners turn to you when they have questions, concerns, or need advice. Not only that, you're also depended on to make extremely important decisions. That's why it's important to constantly improve your leadership skills. And what better way to become a better leader than by watching TED lectures from these amazing and brilliant 25 individuals? Dudley, leadership development coordinator at the University of Toronto, Scarborough and founder of Nuance Leadership Development Services, believes that leadership should be about the "lollipop moment. Israeli conductor and business consultant Itay Talgam highlights six renowned conductors to illustrate why leaders should be like conductors. They are able to bring dozens of various instruments together through passion and respect to create harmony.