Titles a bore? Not any more!

Speak Schmeak

He's introduced by the emcee as "One of the pioneers of stand-up." Tags: Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Books Word Nerds Resources I'm currently reading POP! Create the Perfect Pitch, Title, and Tagline For Anything by Sam Horn, a book about crafting memorable titles, taglines and slogans.

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Titles a bore? Not any more!

Speak Schmeak

He's introduced by the emcee as "One of the pioneers of stand-up." Preparation Products Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Word Nerds Resources About MeI'm currently reading POP! Create the Perfect Pitch, Title, and Tagline For Anything by Sam Horn, a book about crafting memorable titles, taglines and slogans.

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Do it with the lights on

Speak Schmeak

TED also asks for video or audio of the speaker and for the person nominating the speaker to describe their speaking style. Speakers seem to be chosen as much for their ideas as for their speaking skills. If you do end up speaking in a venue where the screen is portable, I recommend asking the organizers to move the screen into the corner to your left and put you in the center of the stage. I spent Saturday morning attending the first Santa Barbara area TEDx event.

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Do it with the lights on: TEDxSB Part 1

Speak Schmeak

TED also asks for video or audio of the speaker and for the person nominating the speaker to describe their speaking style. Speakers seem to be chosen as much for their ideas as for their speaking skills. If you do end up speaking in a venue where the screen is portable, I recommend asking the organizers to move the screen into the corner to your left and put you in the center of the stage. I spent Saturday morning attending the first Santa Barbara area TEDx event.

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