203: How to Deliver a TED Talk (or Any Important Talk)

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This is a podcast episode titled, 203: How to Deliver a TED Talk (or Any Important Talk). The summary for this episode is: <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Delivering a talk is a critical skill whether you are speaking to an intimate gathering in the boardroom or a crowd of thousands for a keynote. The advent of TED Talks has helped shape the public's expectations for what a meaningful address actually sounds like. Many business professionals, however, struggle with this new style of public speaking.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">On the #FlipMyFunnel podcast, Sangram Vajre and James Carbary discuss the book</span> <em><span style="font-weight: 400;">How to Deliver a TED Talk:</span></em> <em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets of the World's Most Inspiring Presentations</span></em> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">by Jeremy Donovan. They consider Donovan's five major major components to delivering a top-shelf speech: how to open, how not to open, the use of the pause and "you," making someone else the hero, and how to close.</span></p>

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Delivering a talk is a critical skill whether you are speaking to an intimate gathering in the boardroom or a crowd of thousands for a keynote. The advent of TED Talks has helped shape the public's expectations for what a meaningful address actually sounds like. Many business professionals, however, struggle with this new style of public speaking.

On the #FlipMyFunnel podcast, Sangram Vajre and James Carbary discuss the book How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World's Most Inspiring Presentations by Jeremy Donovan. They consider Donovan's five major major components to delivering a top-shelf speech: how to open, how not to open, the use of the pause and "you," making someone else the hero, and how to close.