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Learn From TEDx Talks For Your Next Business Presentation

Apply these skills to engage and connect

Business presentations are an opportunity for leaders to showcase their expertise and audience members to engage with valuable, inspiring information. TED and TEDx talks (which are local and independently organized events) have come to represent the pinnacle of high caliber business presentations.

I recently had the honor of coaching speakers for TEDxCaryWomen. Participating in the process was educational (even for a veteran, like myself). The curator for this event, Stephanie Sarazin, did a marvelous job of making sure each presentation amplified a powerful idea and challenged the speakers to offer an alternate view that shifted listeners’ perspectives. Her vision and direction increased the value of the event for the audience and speakers alike.

With this in mind, let’s look at which best practices from TED-style talks apply to everyday business presentations.

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