This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In a hilarious talk capping off a day of new ideas at TEDxNewYork, professional funny person Will Stephen shows foolproof presentation skills to make you sound brilliant — even if you are literally saying nothing. (Full disclosure: This talk is brought to you by two TED staffers, who have watched a LOT of TED Talks.)
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In this fun and personal talk, Caroline shares a story of moving from stage-paralysis to expressive self. Accompanied by an unusual prop, she encourages us to use our voice as an instrument and really find the confidence within. Caroline Goyder is an author and voice coach, with a lifelong curiosity in the question of how we find the courage to think for ourselves: aloud. Caroline trained as an actor, and then as a voice coach at Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD), where she [More]
Billionaire wants to change 1 billion people’s lives with 1 simple message: speak your dreams into existence. No literally, speak them out, to others in person and on video. Let’s see how that worked out for Billionaire. A name with a unique meaning and purpose, “Billionaire” seeks to inspire billions of people to speak life into their dreams and develop a “Wealthy Mind.” He maintains his title as “P.A.”, or “Production Assistant”, to remind people “A job title does not justify your success; so be careful how you treat people.” Billionaire P.A., Founder, CEO & President of Wealthy Minds, Inc., [More]
Here’s a talk to bid adieu to the fear of not just public speaking, but of any cause of fear and anxiety in life. Animesh Gupta is an International Corporate Trainer and Personality Coach with a special expertise in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). As a trainer, Animesh has been recognized for creating and modifying the belief systems to stimulate the trainees’ long-term efficiency and motivation. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Kate Simonds, senior at Timberline High School, is 17. Take a deep breath and a quick inventory of what feelings come to mind when you consider a 17 year old. Now watch this talk and prepare to have your thoughts flipped inside out.
Life is not perfect. This is something everyone knows. But for some, accepting the asymmetry of life can be a struggle in itself. In this talk, UWM freshman Amanda Springob shares her coming of age story, detailing the highs and lows of her teenage life in her relationships with men, depression, and small-town fame. Along the way, she examines the importance of speaking up, not just in the public eye, but in our private lives as well. Amanda is a student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a motivational speaker in the Wisconsin area. In her free time, she enjoys [More]
There’s no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common. TED Curator Chris Anderson shares this secret — along with four ways to make it work for you. Do you have what it takes to share an idea worth spreading? TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design — plus science, business, global issues, [More]
A professional speaker, writer and lover of extreme adventure sports Gerry Duffy’s CV is filled with accomplishments such as running 32 marathons’ in 32 consecutive days and also completing a DECA Iron distance triathlon. (24 mile swim, 1,160 mile bike and 262 mile run). Gerry has been invited to address the workforces of companies such as Facebook, Google, Bank of America and Coca Cola. His presentations are packed with simple strategies to achieve small, medium as well as really big hairy scary goals. He has written two Best Selling Books (Who Dares, runs and Tick Tock Ten). Ironically the biggest [More]