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Talk Like TED

The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds

Carmine Gallo

St. Martin's Griffin

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ISBN10: 1250061539
ISBN13: 9781250061539

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288 Pages



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Public speakingcoach and bestselling author of The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, Carmine Gallo has broken down hundreds of TED talks and interviewed the most popular TED presenters as well as the top researchers in the fields of psychology, communications, and neuroscience to get their cutting-edge insights and to reveal the nine secrets of all successful TED presentations. From "Unleash the Master Within" and "Deliver Jaw-Dropping Moments" to "Stick to the 18-minute Rule," Gallo provides a step-by-step method that makes it possible for anyone to create, design, and deliver a TED-style presentation that is engaging, persuasive, and memorable.

Many people have a fear of public speaking or they're insecure about their ability to give a TED-worthy presentation. Talk Like TED will give you the tools to create presentations around the ideas that matter most to you, the skill to win over hearts and minds, and the confidence to deliver the talk of your life. You have ideas that were meant to be heard. Use your voice to inspire any audience and achieve your most audacious goals.


Praise for Talk Like TED

"Lively and appealing . . . the book draws on current brain science to explain what wins over, and fires up, an audience-and what doesn't."-Fortune

"I found [the] book compelling and educational, and I'm now ready to shorten and reformat my speeches."-Marla Tabaka, Inc.

"Talk Like TED is a smart, practical book that will teach you how to give a kick-butt presentation. But Gallo goes deeper than mere instruction. This book is ultimately about discovering what moves you and then creating the means of moving others with your vision."-Daniel H. Pink, #1 New York Times bestselling author of To Sell Is Human and Drive

"A dynamic work focused on storytelling, filled with examples from TED Talks . . . The book is sure to be a hit with anyone who wants to be more a successful communicator."-Publishers Weekly

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3 Presentation Tips (as Learned from Steve Jobs)

Steve Jobs exhibited many wonderful skills. One of his best skills was his presentation skills. Quick and Dirty Tips presents, 3 Presentation Tips (as Learned from Steve Jobs), with public speaking and communication coach Carmine Gallo. In this video, learn how to be a better presenter with 3 easy to follow tips exhibited by the late, great Steve Jobs.

About the author

Carmine Gallo

CARMINE GALLO, bestselling author of The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, is the communications coach for the world's most admired brands. A former anchor and correspondent for CNN and CBS, Gallo is a popular keynote speaker who has worked with executives at Intel, Cisco, Chevron, Hewlett-Packard, Coca-Cola, Pfizer, and many others and writes the column "My Communications Coach." He lives in Pleasanton, California, with his wife and two daughters.

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Carmine Gallo

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