Talk Like TED

Talk Like TED

The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets Of The World's Top Minds

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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TED talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking around the world. TED and associated Tedx conferences are held in more than 130 countries and are being viewed at a rate of 1.5 million times a day. These are presentations that set the world on fire, and the techniques that top TED speakers use are the same ones that will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking. Public speaking coach and bestselling author of The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs Carmine Gallo has broken down the top TED talks and interviewed the most popular TED presenters as well as the top researchers in the fields of psychology and communications to get their cutting-edge insights and to reveal the nine secrets of all successful TED presentations. From "Unleashing the Master Within" and "Delivering Jaw Dropping Moments" to "Sticking to the 18-minute Rule," Gallo provides a step-by-step method that makes it possible for anyone to create, design, and deliver a TED-style presentation that is engaging, persuasive, and memorable. Ideas are the true currency of the twenty first century, and Gallo gives readers a way to create presentations around the ideas that matter most to them, presentations that will energize their audiences to spread those ideas, launch new initiatives, and reach their highest goals.   This audiobook is not endorsed, sponsored, or authorized by TED Conferences, LLC or any affiliated entities.
Publisher: [S.l.]: Macmillan Audio, 2014
ISBN: 9781427243362
Characteristics: 1online resource (1 sound file (07hr., 41min., 58sec.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Gallo, Carmine
3M Company


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Sep 06, 2018

There are certainly more than 9 secrets, indeed, there are dozens of points that are made and their organization is not quite orderly. The infernal overuse of "passion" is very irritating. The ridiculous idealizing of the "rule of threes" is only done to a greater extent by Hegel. The continued emphasis on story is odd: he keeps citing recent psychological research, but he neglects to mention the psychological bias of narrative (indeed, he wants the users (readers and listeners) to exploit this bias; but, if they are so clever that they would give a TED talk, why are they not so clever to be on guard against succumbing to it? Or have the intellectual integrity of avoiding duping others with it?). Very well and clearly read by the author.

ontherideau Nov 26, 2017

Valuable ideas and concepts- not just for public speaking

Oct 08, 2015

After the umpteenth mention of the word "passion" in the first chapter alone, I was ready to call it quits. An excess of clichéd biz-speak and one too many iWorshipful mentions of Steve Jobs are examples of how Talk Like TED behaves more like an infomercial for TED than an actual how-to guide for better presentations.

May 13, 2015

The subject matter is very good and very useful. The presentation and layout of the subject matter is drawn out to the point you get lost on what's being discussed. That said, I'm going to turn this in soon and look for the book version in order to make my focus succinct.

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