Talk Like TED

Talk Like TED

The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds

Book - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
A guide to public speaking reveals the top nine strategies of the gold-standard presentation method, drawing on interviews with successful TED conference speakers to outline step-by-step methods for overcoming fears, motivating teams and rendering a presentation more dynamic. 50,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave

Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. Many people have a fear of public speaking or are insecure about their ability to give a successful presentation. Now public speaking coach and bestselling author Carmine Gallo explores what makes a great presentation by examining the widely acclaimed TED Talks, which have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking. TED ? which stands for technology, entertainment, and design ? brings together the world's leading thinkers. These are the presentations that set the world on fire, and the techniques that top TED speakers use will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking.

In his book, Carmine Gallo has broken down hundreds of TED talks and interviewed the most popular TED presenters, as well as the top researchers in the fields of psychology, communications, and neuroscience to reveal the nine secrets of all successful TED presentations. Gallo's step-by-step method makes it possible for anyone to deliver a presentation that is engaging, persuasive, and memorable.

Carmine Gallo's top 10 Wall Street Journal Bestseller Talk Like TED will give anyone who is insecure about their public speaking abilities the tools to communicate the ideas that matter most to them, the skill to win over hearts and minds, and the confidence to deliver the talk of their lives.

The opinions expressed by Carmine Gallo in TALK LIKE TED are his own. His book is not endorsed, sponsored or authorized by TED Conferences, LLC or its affiliates.



Baker
& Taylor

Reveals the nine strategies of the gold-standard presentation method, drawing on interviews with TED conference speakers to outline methods for overcoming public speaking fears, motivating teams, and making a presentation dynamic.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250041128
Branch Call Number: 658.452 Gal
Characteristics: x, 278 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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9778sydney
Jan 02, 2017

Picked this up with hopes to improve my speaking skills and reduce my nervousness. What I got was an insightful and easy to implement guide. Better yet, it was entertaining and easy to read, unlike alot of dry and data driven self help books out there. Already tried some points in my first attempt and found I was excited to speak rather than dreading it!
Added bonus: a list of must-see TED talks.

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pianomarket
Sep 04, 2016

If you are in a hurry read pages 6 to 11. The 3 points are: (1) believe in what you are saying, be emotional (2) be novel or original in your approach and (3) make the talk memorable in various ways. These points are illustrated by 149 notes that leads to Internet addresses of TED videos, etc. And for the older folks out there, the author says Dale Carnegie's The Art of Public Speaking "remains the foundation of effective communication to this day." (page 7) This TED book builds on that.

Silverfox1 May 28, 2014

This book is absolutely worth your time. It's very good advice for all of us.

george0819 Apr 01, 2014

Highly recommended.

If "public speaking" is a challenge and you wish to get better, this is a very good instructional book.

Easy, fun.

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bbb1771
Mar 18, 2014

This book has got me hooked on TED.com. Amazing insights and observations not only about public speaking but overall communication skills.

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