You Can Deliver a TED-Style Talk Presentation (Unofficial)
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You Can Deliver a TED-Style Talk Presentation (Unofficial)

Would you like to give a TED-style quality talk? Beyond having great ideas, you must deliver a speech like a pro.
4.3 (89 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
13,393 students enrolled
Created by TJ Walker
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 5 articles
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • To Help Students Prepare a TED Speech
  • To Teach Students How to deliver a TED-Quality Speech Anywhere
  • To Improve Public Speaking Skills
  • To transform competent speakers into inspirational presenters
Requirements
  • Good ideas
  • Willingness to video record your presentations and watch them
  • Video camera (on cell phone, webcam, or any other video recording device)
Description

(Please note: this course is Unofficial. The course and the instructor are not affiliated in any way with TED)

Imagine yourself speaking at the global TED conference in front of millions of viewers. Or imagine that every time you speak, audience members come up to you and say "your speech is so good, you should deliver a TED-style Talk."

TED has become the gold standard of speakers and thinkers around the globe. If you'd like to speak at TED you need to know how to deliver captivating ideas in a provocative manner. It's not enough to have the research or to just be "smart." TED demands excellence in the substance and style of your presentation. This course will teach you how to prepare a speech that will meet the standards of TED. The course will take a couple of hours to cover, though it may take a lifetime to come up with ideas important enough for the demanding TED audience. Giving a great TED speech can catapult someone's career to a whole new level. Being a consistently great speaker can help everyone's career. This course will take you several hours if you prepare a new speech.

There is a 100% Money-Back Guarantee for this Public Speaking course. And the instructor also provides an enhanced guarantee.

What do Udemy Students say about this Public Speaking Course and TJ Walker?

"5 Stars! As with all of TJ Walker's courses here on Udemy, they are succinct, to the point and informative. No fluff with TJ's stuff." Jurgen Homola

"5 Stars! TJ did a great job of delivering excellent information in a concise and entertaining way. I would highly recommend this to anyone interested in improving their speaking skills or interested in giving a TED Talk." Kelly Matzenbacher

(Please note: this course is Unofficial. The course and the instructor are not affiliated in any way with TED)

Who this course is for:
  • Thought leaders
  • Academics
  • CEOs
  • Public Intellectuals
  • Activists
  • Authors
Course content
Expand all 28 lectures 06:33:34
+ What Is Special About a TED Talk
7 lectures 20:25

Homework

1. Who are your favorite TED Speakers?

2. Why do you want to speak at TED?

3. Why does the world need to hear your message?


(Please note: this course is Unofficial. The course and the instructor are not affiliated in any way with TED)

Preview 03:34

Homework

1. What is your idea that is worth spreading?

2. Why do you care about this idea?

3. Have you devoted a substantial part of your life to this idea?

Preview 06:03
Please Introduce Yourself
00:09

Homework

Write down three stories that illustrate several of your key points. Be specific: relive actual conversations you've had with real people about real problems in real places with actual dialogue. Share how you felt.

Tell a Story
04:23

Homework

Create three separate visuals for three key points in your presentations. Don't use text. Instead use a photo, image or simple chart.

Preview 03:39
Assignment: Testing Your Communication To Make Sure It Works.
01:08

I've listen to you tell me that you found it difficult to upload your homework videos to the Udemy Q and A Section. To make it easier for you to get quick feedback from me and your fellow students, I've created a Facebook page just for my Udemy students.


https://www.facebook.com/groups/559917031170397/?ref=group_browse_new


Please note that this page is just for posting homework and questions related to your course. There will be no promotion or selling of any kind by me or any students in this forum. And please note, that you are in no way required to join this page or post your videos to Facebook. You can simply use the Udemy Q and A section here if you prefer.


https://www.facebook.com/groups/559917031170397/?ref=group_browse_new

Exciting New Update to this Course
01:28
+ Becoming a World Class Speaker
6 lectures 37:39

Homework

Practice your speech by speaking out loud. Make sure your presentation is less than 18 minutes.

Timing is Everything
10:59

Homework

Practice your presentation on video. Watch the video and critique yourself. Be sure to note what you like as well as what you don't like, on every aspect of style and substance.

Style AND Substance are Essential
11:48

Homework

Now comes the hard part. You must practice your speech on video (repeatedly). Watch it. Critique it. And then do it over and over until you love your speech. This is the most important part of this course. If you aren't willing to practice AND watch yourself repeately and make small improvements each time, then this course will not be of any help to you.

Video Rehearsal is the Most Important Step
07:44

Homework

Watch any 10 speakers at TED.com. Critique what you like and don't liek about each speaker.

Great Writers Read Great Writers--Great Speakers Watch Great Speakers
04:24

Applicaton process at http://www.ted.com/nominate/speaker

Get a respected colelague to nominate you, but only after you are convinced you have a video of yourself presenting a TED-quality speech.

Apply to Speak at TED and Final Thoughts
01:18
You Must Ask for Criticism
01:26
+ Extra Reading
3 lectures 00:00
Secret to Foolproof Presentations
208 pages
Public Speaking Success
31 pages
1001 Ways to Wow Speaking Audiences
72 pages
+ Housekeeping Matters
5 lectures 09:24
If You Like to Learn by Reading
01:09
7 Steps For Getting the Most Out of this Course
00:48
Update - You Should Get on the TikTok App Now
05:03
+ Questions from Students with Video Response from TJ
7 lectures 15:05
Other tips on applying to TED
02:14
Best Story Structure?
02:48
Who is TJ Walker?
02:52
Time to Give TJ a Piece of Your Mind
01:21
$10,000 Guarantee This Course Will Make You a Better Communicator
02:02
Here Is How You Can Get your Certificate of Completion for this Course
03:12
Final Bonus Lecture: Huge Discounts on Other TJ Communications Courses
00:35