Talk like TED – The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds by Carmine Gallo

Today, we’re all in sales, whether we want to be or not” – Daniel Pink

The common skills of the best TED presenters:

1. Passion is the foundation of a persuasive & successful presentation 

2. Storytelling helps you to connect emotionally with your audience

3. Emotional connection happens only when a speaker’s voice, gestures and body language are in sync

4. Give your audience new information!

– Weave novel & surprising information into the presentation.

5. Share an extreme moment or extraordinary statistic

– Bill Gates opened up a jar of mosquitos when he was talking about mosquitos carrying malaria.

6. Add humour to your speech makes your audience see you in a positive light

7. Presentations should cover no more than 3 aspects in 15-20 minutes.

8. Use pictures & key words rather than text. 

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