There are specific ways to make a speech striking, memorable, and full of impact. We’ll tackle them here, but meantime, let’s put things down to basics. What are the distinguishing characteristics of a TED talk that rocks, anyway?

According to Carmine Gallo, author of the new book “Talk Like TED“, it’s a mix of three essential ingredients: One, making a strong emotional connection, two, creating fresh, or unfamiliar experience, and three, making the talk unforgettable.

Being a DJ/Newscaster and frequently invited to do sales presentations for Multi-Level Marketing companies, I have a solid experience in delivering speeches of many kinds. Basing on the talks I had the honor or giving, no matter what kind, the foundational principles that are enforced are the same. Just to emphasize the point, they are what I have mentioned in the second paragraph and you can learn more below.

Here are Gallo’s strategies in giving highly charged talks:

1. TELL THEM A STORY (It’s the best way to connect with people)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18uDutylDa4

2. CREATE “EMOTIONALLY CHARGED EVENTS.” (To make it extremely different)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6b6DEUM5Gbw

3. APPLY THE RULE OF THREES (To make the talk unforgettable)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyyjU8fzEYU

Original Source: 3 Public Speaking Secrets From The Most Successful TED Talks by  via Business Insider

Featured photo credit: Bill Gates on Malaria/TED.com via 3.bp.blogspot.com

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