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#illustraTED | Duarte is Visualizing TED Talks All Week

Duarte Blog

Another TED Conference means another #illustraTED event at Duarte! This year, we’re doing it all again. We hope.). Facebook: Duarte, Inc.

TED Talk: Mastery & the Passion Imperative

Presentation Zen

I asked Patrick Newell below for an example of a Japanese presenter he had worked with who greatly improved over the years.

A powerful narrative in transformation (redux)

Presentation Zen

TED 2013 Koyczan was asked to speak at the 2013 version of TED in Long Beach, California. This piece is a starting point."

A great story: curiosity & creativity inspire child inventor

Presentation Zen

The presentation by 13-year-old Kenyan Richard Turere was delivered last month at TED in Long Beach. But Richard Turere did a great job.

Interview with Patrick Newell from TEDGlobal 2013

Presentation Zen

I attended my first TED Conference in 2009 in Long Beach and have learned a great deal from my involvement with TED/TEDx over the years.

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Create and communicate meaning

Presentation Zen

In this very short clip from TED University in Long Beach, Tom Wujec talks about how the brain creates meaning and how we can take advantage of that.

Impressions of TED2010 so far…

Duarte Blog

It’s nice to be an attendee this year instead of running around the bowels of the Long Beach Performing Art Center supporting speakers.

The secret of making today great

SpeakerSue Says...

Years ago in a motel in Long Beach, CA, I remember men gathering a few minutes before 7a. The three women ranged in age from 18 - 23. They stood behind the cash register, in the small dress shop, clapping and singing. Because they were speaking Chinese, I had no clue what they were saying. But I had an idea what they were doing.

Presentation Zen Design (the book)

Presentation Zen

Thank you. It's been lovely to hear from so many people around the world. This is a pic of the covers as prepared in InDesign before going to print.

The TED Commandments: lose hustle, win friends.

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment & Design, with the motto ‘Ideas Worth Sharing’ It holds an annual conference in Long Beach, and tickets to it are among the most sought-after in the events world. There’s a time and a place for a sales presentation, and conferences aren’t it. Be thou vulnerable.

Good Customer Service Is More Than Good PR

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Last week I checked into wonderful Hyatt in Long Beach for The American Payroll Association Congress. Good Customer Service Is More Than Good PR. At a time when every customer counts we must never forget how our customers see us. After all, word of mouth works both for or against you. She said, "I'm not being nice for a tip.