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TED Talks The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking by Chris Anderson
  

TED Talks The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking

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In Ted Talks Chris Anderson, head of TED, reveals the inside secrets of how to give a first-class presentation. This is a lively, fun read with great practical application from the man who knows what goes into a truly memorable speech. In Ted Talks Anderson pulls back the TED curtain for anyone who wants to learn how to prepare an exceptional presentation.

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TED Talks The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking by Chris Anderson

Where books like Talk Like TED and TED Talks Storytelling whetted the appetite, here is the official TED guide to public speaking from the man who put TED talks on the world's stage. 'Nobody in the world better understands the art and science of public speaking than Chris Anderson. He is absolutely the best person to have written this book' Elizabeth Gilbert. Anderson shares his five key techniques to presentation success: Connection, Narration, Explanation, Persuasion and Revelation (plus the three to avoid). He also answers the most frequently asked questions about giving a talk, from 'What should I wear?' to 'How do I handle my nerves?'. Ted Talks is also full of presentation tips from such TED notable speakers as Sir Ken Robinson, Bill Gates, Mary Roach, Amy Cuddy, Elizabeth Gilbert, Dan Gilbert, Amanda Palmer, Matt Ridley and many more.

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'Is there a single recipe for a great speech? Of course not. But there are some essential ingredients, which the TED team sets out here with concision, verve and wit (which are also some of the ingredients). An inspiring, contemporary guide to the venerable arts of oratory.' Sir Ken Robinson

About the Author

Chris Anderson is TED's president and head curator. Trained as a journalist after graduating from Oxford University, Anderson launched more than 100 successful magazines and websites before turning his attention to TED, which he and his non-profit organization acquired in 2001. His TED mantra - 'ideas worth spreading' - continues to blossom on an international scale. He lives in New York City.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st May 2016

Author

Chris Anderson

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Publisher

Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Hardback
288 pages

Categories

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Public speaking guides
Business communication & presentation

ISBN

9781472228048

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