There's one question we're asked frequently: how to give a TED Talk that works. It takes work to craft the talk, and then even more to make the delivery sound natural. Utilize these 10 tips to prepare for your next TED style talk.
In the past few years, , TEDx, and TED-style talks have become so pervasive and so popular that, even in business settings, speakers are often asked to give "a TED talk." (And BTW, refers to independently organized events held for local communities, or communities of interest.)
There are as many excuses for giving bad presentations as there are stars in the sky. "I didn't have time to prepare." "I was hungover when I gave it." "My boss made me give the presentation." "I was nervous." "I lack confidence." "My dog was sick." Nobody cares about those excuses.
Your goal as a speaker should be to have inscribed on your tombstone, "He Made His Point, and Bored Them Less." To accomplish this lifetime achievement, adhere to the following. 1. Ditch the Slides OK, maybe in your business culture you need to have slides, but please don't make them the star of the show.