TED Links

TED presentations are some of the best in the world.

Carmine Gallo has written an excellent book, Talk Like TED, where he shares 9 insights gleaned from studying effective TED presentations.

Story

Schools kill creativity (Sir Ken Robinson_19:29 min – most watched TED of all time – he uses no slides, and tells great stories)

How to live before you die (Steve Jobs_15:05 min)

Structure

The secret structure of great talks (Nancy Duarte_18:09 min)

Creativity

Your elusive creative genius (Elizabeth Gilbert_19:28 min)

How to build your creative confidence (David Kelly_11:39 min)

Emotion

The power of vulnerability (Brene Brown_20:16 min)

Listening to shame (Brene Brown_20:35 min)

Nonverbals

Your body language shapes who you are (Amy Cuddy_21:03 min)

Grit: The power of passion & perseverance (Angela Lee Duckworth_6:12 min)

How to spot a liar (Pamela Meyer_18:50 min)

STAR moments (something they’ll always remember)

My stroke of insight (Jill Bolte Taylor_18:34 min)

Mosquitos, malaria, and education (Bill Gates_20:13 min)

Credibility

We need to talk about an injustice (Bryan Stevenson_23:37 min)

How great leaders inspire action (Simon Sinek_18:04 min)

Millennials in the Workplace (YouTube interview with Simon Sinek_15 min)

The opportunity of adversity (Aimee Mullins_21:55 min)

Delivery

The happy secret to better work (Shawn Achor_12:17 min)

How to speak so that people want to listen (Julian Treasure_9:58 min)

5 ways to listen better (Julian Treasure_7:46 min)

The danger of silence (Clint Smith_4:18 min)

Sarah Kay: Poetess/Storyteller (Sarah Kay_12:23 min)

Design

Creating and Flourishing (Dana Tanamachi_18:41)

8 secrets of success (Richard St. John_3:34 min)

Tales of ice-bound wonderlands (Paul Nicklen_17:55 min)

Misc.

Collaboration (Ken Blanchard_15:59 min)

The Freedom Writers (Erin Gruwell_17:59 min)

A life of purpose (Rick Warren_21:02 min)

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