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7 Zoom mistakes you might still be making — and how to raise your video skills

Briar Goldberg, TED's Director of Speaker Coaching, has been preparing people to share their ideas for TED's in-person and -- since 2020 -- virtual stages. Here, she identifies some common missteps and how to correct them.
Posted Feb 2021

Storytelling is a powerful communication tool — here’s how to use it, from TED

Many of the best TED Talks are built around stories, with speakers' personal anecdotes helping them bring their ideas to life. Here, TED head curator Chris Anderson provides us with some storytelling dos and don'ts. Plus: news about the TED Masterclass app.
Posted Nov 2019

Before your next presentation or speech, here’s the first thing you must think about

The next time you're preparing to speak to a group, remember to keep your audience at the center of your communication, says Briar Goldberg, the director of speaking coaching at TED. One way to do this is to ask yourself: "What gift are you giving to your audience?"
Posted Oct 2019
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