I'm a huge fan of TED Talks. Normally talks are short, hosted by a variety of skilled presenters and are held on-stage.
Recently, TED released an studio-based talk by Chris Anderson, outlining the ‘secret to great public speaking’, in order to shed some light on what can make a good talk into a great talk.
1. Focus on ‘One idea’
2. Give the audience a ‘Reason to care’
3. ‘Build your idea’ – Use concepts and metaphors
4. ‘Make your idea worth sharing’
Links back into business
As I watched and listened, it struck me that although this talk was linked to presentation skills and public speaking, all four of these points can be transferred back into business and would be particularly useful for Managers.
Consider them against;
Next time you’re due to run a team meeting or present to your line manager, plot your agenda against these focus points and ask yourself; if you were in the audience would you;
What ideas do you have worth sharing?
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