Is speaking at TEDx worth it?
03 May 2018

If you have an idea worth spreading and want to take your speaking credibility to the next level, then yes speaking at TEDx is worth it. The TEDx organization is directly affiliated with TED, Chris Anderson’s amazing not for profit organization. The idea to merge technology, entertainment and design happened at a conference in 1984 headed up by Richard Saul Wurman. Then in 2001 Chris Anderson transitioned in and he became curator. TED Global was then formed and TED Talks were put online for free so anyone could watch.

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How can I become a better speaker?
03 May 2018

The best way to become a better speaker is to speak. You must constantly put yourself under mild stress over and over again in order to become a free and conversational speaker. That means speak in front of your family, where you know they love you, first. Then increase the stress by speaking in front of your friends. You just raised the stakes a little. Then give your big talk in front of your colleagues, where the stress level increases a bit more. Now begin to speak in front of groups of strangers where you have increased your stress even more. You must do your plies, just like a dancer. Repetition is the key.

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