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TED Talks : The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking.

Author: Chris J Anderson
Publisher: Harper Collins Books, 2016.
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The inside secrets to giving a first-class presentation from the man who put TED talks on the world's stage. Chris Anderson discovered early on that the key to getting an audience to sit up and pay attention is to condense a presentation into 18 minutes or less, and to heighten its impact with a powerful narrative. This is chock full of personal presentation suggestions - everything from how to distill your speech's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris J Anderson
ISBN: 9781443442992 1443442992
OCLC Number: 945961031
Notes: Expected date of publication: 2016/05.
Hardcover.
Contents: Foundation. Presentation literacy the skill you can build --
Idea building the gift in every great talk --
Common traps four talk styles to avoid --
The throughline what's your point? --
Talk tools --
Connection. Get personal --
Narration the irresistible allure of stories --
Explanation how to explain tough concepts --
Persuasion reason can change minds forever --
Revelation take my breath away! --
Preparation process. Visuals those slides hurt! --
Scripting to memorize or not to memorize? --
Run-throughs wait, i need to rehearse? --
Open and close what kind of impression would you like to make? --
On stage --
Wardrobe what should I wear? --
Mental prep how do i control my nerves? --
Setup lectern, confidence monitor, note cards, or (gulp) nothing? --
Voice and presence give your words the life they deserve --
Format innovation the promise (and peril) of full-spectrum talks --
Reflection. Talk renaissance the interconnectedness of knowledge --
Why this matters the interconnectedness of people --
Your turn the philosopher's secret.

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The inside secrets to giving a first-class presentation from the man who put TED talks on the world's stage. Chris Anderson discovered early on that the key to getting an audience to sit up and pay attention is to condense a presentation into 18 minutes or less, and to heighten its impact with a powerful narrative. This is chock full of personal presentation suggestions - everything from how to distill your speech's content to what you should wear on stage. This is lively, fun read with great practical application.

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