TED Conversations

Leerom Segal

President & CEO, Klick Communications


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Chris Anderson asked a great question about the criteria for standing up for a TED talk. What should it be?

The conventions have been inconsistent. Chris suggested it should be remarkable. He also reinforced that remarkable should mean different things to different people. That said, let's discuss. I'll try to get the conversation started by injecting my two cents. I believe the dominant factors should include the human impact of the individual and the effort. What else do you value: educational, moving and inspiring, self sacrifice, creative, hilarious, surprising, sends shivers down your spine, or other forms of brilliance??

Topics: TED ted talks

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    Mar 2 2011: I value being taken on the journey so for what its worth I'd give top marks to any TEDTalk that (loosely) follows this formula....Make me Laugh, Make me Cry, leave me standing on Dancing Feet!

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