TED talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking around the world. And yet 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 to uncover 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 21st century, and 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.
Lively and appealing... the book draws on current brain science to explain what wins over, and fires up, an audience -- and what doesn't. * Fortune * I found his book compelling and educational, and I'm now ready to shorten and reformat my speeches. * INC * A dynamic work focused on storytelling, filled with examples from TED Talks... The book is sure to be a hit with anyone who wants to be more a successful communicator. * Publishers Weekly *
From the Back Cover
A powerful guide to public speaking, based on the scientific analysis of hundreds of TED presentations and interviews with TED speakers
TED Talks have become the gold standard for public speaking, bringing together the world's leading innovators and thinkers to give inspirational presentations that have been viewed over a billion times online.
Public speaking coach and international bestselling author 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. From 'Unleash the Master Within' to 'Deliver Jaw-Dropping Moments', Gallo provides a step-by-step method that makes it possible for anyone to deliver a TED-style presentation that is engaging, persuasive and memorable.
Ideas are the true currency of the twenty-first century. Talk Like TED will give you the tools to inspire an audience with your ideas, win hearts and minds and achieve your most audacious goals.
'Smart, practical . . .This book is ultimately about discovering what moves you and then creating the means of moving others with your vision'
Daniel H. Pink, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Drive and To Sell is Human
Disclaimer: Talk Like TED is not authorized, licensed, approved, sponsored or endorsed by or associated with TED conferences, LLC or any of its affiliates
Carmine Gallo, bestselling author of The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, is the communications coach for some of the world’s most admired brands. A former anchor and correspondent for CNN and CBS, Gallo is a popular keynote speaker who has worked with executives at Intel, Cisco, Chevron, Hewlett-Packard, Coca-Cola, Pfizer, and many others and writes the Forbes.com column 'My Communications Coach'. He lives in Pleasanton, CA, with his wife and two daughters.