how to get a tedtalk

How To Get Your Own TED Talk

TED Talks floated around for 30-odd years before the zeitgeist finally took notice. Neatly packaged as “Ideas Worth Spreading,” some humorists have touted them as “the millennial answer to church.” And while the ideas are in a class of their own, you simply can’t dole enough praise to TED’s band of speakers. Each one a…

Every Speech is Motivational

By Anthony Iannarino I sat in the back of the room waiting for someone to recognize me as a guest and introduce me to the people already seated. It was my second Toastmasters meeting, and I intended to join the group. I was having a difficult time doing so, because no one spoke to me.…

5 Ways of Speaking Passionately and With A Purpose

Speaking allows you to communicate your passion about a subject upon which you are expert. In most cases, one doesn’t naturally acquire advanced speaking skills. Typically, an individual discovers a passion they wish to share with others, crafting his or her skillset strategically to better communicate their knowledge on a subject. Wanting to pursue a…

3 Easy Ways to Market Yourself As a Speaker

The stage. The lighting. The presence and energy of a crowd. All of these things combined empower a speaker and remind them why they’re speaking in the first place. Keynote speakers are coveted around the country, and for good reason. An outstanding speaker can energize any audience that may be nodding off during a mid-afternoon…