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TEDx Behind Bars: What 12 Inmates Taught Me About Public Speaking and the Power of Human Connection

The day I went to prison started like most other days--well, actually, maybe not. Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility is a men's prison east of San Diego, and the closeness creates a sharp contrast between the two. The inmate acting as master of ceremonies announced to the TEDx visitors, "You are all now official [...]

By | 2017-08-14T13:05:42+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on TEDx Behind Bars: What 12 Inmates Taught Me About Public Speaking and the Power of Human Connection

3 Tips from the Top TED Talk Tips to Run Your Most Successful Team Meeting Yet

You call a meeting--everyone groans and trudges to the conference room, already absorbed in their smart phones. Wouldn't a creative and engaging meeting be a nice change? Will that happen?Probably not--poor communication runs rampant in meetings. But a talented communicator can fix all of the pitfalls of the typical meeting.A Harvard Business Review study "found [...]

By | 2017-05-01T11:28:41+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on 3 Tips from the Top TED Talk Tips to Run Your Most Successful Team Meeting Yet

Dream of Being on TED? Here’s How.

"How can I get a chance to talk at TED?" It's no wonder that everyone wants to speak on TED's stage--doing so automatically establishes you as a thought leader in your industry. Because TED wants ideas worth sharing, the chance of your talk going viral makes it the modern equivalent of the printing press. Social [...]

By | 2017-04-21T13:16:42+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Dream of Being on TED? Here’s How.

3 Tips from Top TED Speakers to Get to the Heart of Your Message

Did you know that 62 percent of adults celebrate Valentine's Day? There are plenty of suggestions for entrepreneurs who want to have a fancy, romantic night out. There are even options available for people looking to send their exes glitter or dead roses. You could even try to be your own Valentine. Public speakers can [...]

By | 2017-04-21T12:49:40+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on 3 Tips from Top TED Speakers to Get to the Heart of Your Message

Troubleshooting TED: Avoid These Public Speaking Mistakes

There's no shortage of public speaking lessons to learn from TEDx Talks. Whether its general communication lessons gleaned from observing TEDx speakers or analysis of the presentation skills in a presenter's TED Talk, TEDx is a gold mine of information for speakers and audiences alike. Nevertheless, there is no shortage of stage snafus witnessed by [...]

By | 2017-04-21T12:13:37+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Troubleshooting TED: Avoid These Public Speaking Mistakes

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