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What makes great talks great?

February 16, 2012 Leave a comment

Yesterday we watched Nancy Duarte’s TED talk and learned more about the structure of great talks.

Today we would like to take this a step further and we are going to analyze some amazing TED talks.

Group 1 & 2: Brian Goldman: Doctors make mistakes. Can we talk about that?

Group 3 & 4: Jamie Oliver’s TED Prize wish: Teach every child about food

Group 5 & 6: Severn Suzuki speaking at UN Earth Summit / Steve Jobs iPhone Launch

  • So what makes these people such good communicators?
  • What do they do that catches our attention?
  • How do they engage the audience? When does the audience clap? Do they marvel?