Course: TED Talk: You Can Deliver a TED Talk Quality Presentation

TED Talk: You Can Deliver a TED Talk Quality Presentation

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About this Course

Imagine yourself speaking at the global TED Talks 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 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 course. And the instructor also provides an enhanced guarantee.

Who is the target audience?

  • Thought leaders
  • Academics
  • CEOs
  • Public Intellectuals
  • Activists
  • Authors
Basic knowledge
  • Ideas Worth Spreading
  • Willingness to video record your presentations and watch them
  • Video camera (on cell phone, webcam, or any other video recording device)
What you will 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
Lectures quantity: 20
Common duration: 01:08:50
Before We Start, Here is How to Get the Most Out of This Course
  • Before We Start, Here is the #1 Tip to Improving Your Communication Skills  
  • Who is TJ Walker?  
  • If You Like to Learn by Reading  
  • $10,000 Guarantee This Course Will Make You a Better Communicator  
  • Your Questions Will Be Answered Here, In Video  
What Is Special About a TED Talk
  • What Makes a TED Talk  


    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?

  • Passion for an Idea Worth Spreading  


    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?

  • Tell a Story  


    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.

  • Plan Your Visuals  


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

Becoming a World Class Speaker
  • Timing is Everything  


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

  • Style AND Substance are Essential  


    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.

  • Video Rehearsal is the Most Important Step  


    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 repeatedly and make small improvements each time, then this course will not be of any help to you.

  • Great Writers Read Great Writers--Great Speakers Watch Great Speakers  


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

  • Apply to Speak at TED and Final Thoughts  

    Applicaton process at

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

  • You Must Ask for Criticism  
Bonus Reading
  • Secret to Foolproof Presentations  
  • Public Speaking Success  
  • 1001 Ways to Wow Speaking Audiences  
Questions from Students with Video Response from TJ
  • Other tips on applying to TED  
  • Best Story Structure?  
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