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Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds
 
 

Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds [Kindle Edition]

Carmine Gallo
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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.

Communications 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 communications to get their cutting-edge insights and to reveal the 9 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 21st century, and Carmine Gallo’s Talk Like TED 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.

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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. Communications 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 communications to get their cutting-edge insights and to reveal the 9 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 21st century, and Carmine Gallo’s Talk Like TED 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.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1972 KB
  • Print Length: 289 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: B00H4LL7VO
  • Publisher: Macmillan; Unabridged edition (13 Mar 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00HPYMTOO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book! 21 April 2014
By lena
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I thought it was going to be one of those books giving tips on how to convey your message successfully with some sort of tricks but it was more than I had anticipated. Well structured text, highlighting key points of popular TEDx presentations, emphasising other points that you often disregard in a presentation as not important, in other words it is a good read. It helps to watch the video presentations while you read the book; they have an immediate impact. Often when you prepare for presentations you are convinced that it is what you say that matters, not how you say it and here the book proves you wrong. Some simplifications in interpretations wouldn't undermine the overall good work.
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By Robert Morris TOP 500 REVIEWER
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As Carmine Gallo explains, Richard Saul Wurman created the TED conference in 1984 as a onetime event. (TED refers to Technology, Education, and Design.) It became a four-day conference six years later. Chris Anderson purchased TED in 2001. Until 2005, it remained a once-a-year conference: four days of programs, 50 speakers, and 18-minute presentations. Anderson added TEDGlobal to reach an international audience. TED.com was launched in 2006. Thus far, the website has attracted more than one [begin] billion [end] views, averaging about two million day.

The video programs have been translated into more than 90 languages. There are no charges to access any of the TED programs. After attending the 2006 conference, documentary filmmaker Daphne Zuniga described it as "Cirque Du Soleil for the mind." Oprah Winfrey later observed, "TED is where brilliant people go to hear other brilliant people."

Those who have already read Carmine Gallo's previously published works, notably The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience, will be especially interested in what he shares in his latest book because the "secrets" to which its subtitle refers are provided by a remarkably diverse group of thought leaders. They include Chimimanda Ngozi Adiche, Brené Brown, David Christian, Amy Cuddy, David Gallo, Bjarke Ingels, Sarah Kay, Johnny Lee, Sir Ken Robinson, Hans Rosling, and Bryan Stevenson. All of them have made one or more presentations under the TED auspices.

Those invited to make a TED presentation receive a copy of a Guide and of these "Commandments":

1. Thou Shalt Not Simply Trot Out thy Usual Shtick.
2.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 8 July 2014
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Very helpful and encouraging.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Book 4 July 2014
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This is one of the best books I have read on presenting. The style of writing,stories and analysis meant that it was far more valuable than your average book. A must for your reading list if you want to be a more effective presenter.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very good book 22 Jun 2014
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Very good read - well worth buying. Used it to help me build presentations with great results. Easy to read as well.
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