Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. Some people are exceptionally good at presenting their ideas. Their skill elevates their stature and influence in today's society. There's nothing more inspiring than a bold idea delivered by a great speaker. Ideas, effectively packaged and delivered, can change the world. So, wouldn't it be amazing to the exact techniques shared by the world's great communicators, watch them deliver jaw-dropping presentations, and apply their secrets to wow your audiences? Now you can, thanks to a world famous conference that posts its best presentations for free on the Internet-TED (Technology, Education, Design), a scientific analysis of hundreds of TED presentations, direct interviews with TED's most popular speakers and the professional insights gleaned from years of coaching inspiring leaders of the world's most admired brands.
"The book is sure to be a hit with anyone who wants to be more a successful communicator. " - The Publishers weekly
"Gallo brings the narrative to life with plenty of examples" - Kirkus
"Most of the advice in the book is very sound and following that advice, watching the videos, and being more self-analytical would help any reader be a better presenter." - New Mr
The bottom line is that some ideas are worth remembering; they stick to our minds and won't let loose. Some other ideas sink in the ocean of ideas. This is true, regardless of the authenticity of the idea itself. That is why we might hear an idea, follow it for years
Terri L. Sjodin's new work, Small Message, Big Impact, provides an entertaining, straightforward, and practical how-to guide on effectively communicating an important message in a short period of time. She gives readers an inspiring new perspective on the power of what she calls the Elevator Speech Effect and shows them how to
Presence is the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true thoughts, feelings, values, and potential. That's it. It is not a permanent, transcendent mode of being. It comes and goes. It is a moment-to-moment phenomenon. Presence emerges when we feel personally powerful, which allows us to
Every profession has its own dreaded moments. In the world of business, dreaded moments arise when it is presentation time. Giving a presentation can turn even the calmest and surest of people, into a sweaty bundle of nerves. Public speaking is indeed a well-founded, fearful event and we have every right
In order to survive on a daily basis, you have to have the attention of someone and, on some days, a lot of people. This is purely functional, but the need seems to go beyond that. Why do you want people to take an interest in you? Do you actually need
You have the capacity to move people, to inspire them, to provide hope to the dependent and direction to the lost.
Scientists have produced a mountain of evidence showing that concepts presented as pictures instead of words are more likely to be recalled.
By forcing speakers who are used to going on for 45 minutes to bring it down to 18, you get them to really think about what they want to say.
Reveal Information that's completely new to your audience, packaged differently, or offers a fresh and novel way to solve an old problem.
Neuroscientists have discovered why passionate people like TED speakers and great leaders inspire, energize, and influence other people.
Your true passion should be the subject of your communications and will serve to truly inspire your audience.
Science shows that passion is contagious, literally. You cannot inspire others unless you are inspired yourself.
A THINK DIFFERENT APPROACH TO INNOVATION-Based on the Seven Guiding Principles of Apple CEO Steve Jobs In his acclaimed bestseller The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs author Carmine Gallo laid out a simple step-by-step program of powerful tools and proven techniques inspired by Steve Jobs's legendary presentations. Now, he shares the