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Tag Archives: TED
Carmine Gallo is a popular keynote speaker, communication coach, and author of seven books including international bestsellers, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs and Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds. He works with executives … Continue reading
In this Ted Talk, Melissa Marshall makes a plea to scientists and engineers to “talk nerdy.” She says, “we’re fascinated by what you’re doing. So tell us about it — in a way we can understand.” Use this video in … Continue reading
How leaders inspire | TED Playlists | TED. What makes a great leader? The ability to rule with an iron fist? Being well-liked? Or maybe just having a really loud voice? These TED speakers each offer much more nuanced approaches … Continue reading
What is déjà vu? What is déjà vu? – Michael Molina | TED-Ed. We often think of science as an objective endeavor, in which scientists make discoveries, presenting theories and laws based on systematic observation and facts. It sounds like … Continue reading
Will drones save us or destroy us? | TED Playlists | TED. Here’s a playlist of 12 talks about drones. As the intro states, “Depending on who you listen to, drones will either save the world — or usher in … Continue reading
What are stem cells? – Craig A. Kohn | TED-Ed. An interesting lesson from TEDEd to think about how scientists communicate to publics. What rhetorical devices do they use to define and describe complex ideas to others?
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect … Continue reading
From TED-Ed: What makes us giggle and guffaw? The inability to define comedy is its very appeal; it is defined by its defiance of definition. Addison Anderson riffs on the philosophy of Henri Bergson and Aristotle to elucidate how a … Continue reading
For 264/265/266, check out this article about giving presentations from the curator of TED, Chris Anderson. Anderson gives solid advice for making your audience care about what you have to say. How to Give a Killer Presentation – Harvard Business … Continue reading