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Prepare your talk

  • 40 min
  • 64 questions
  • 8 videos

There’s nothing more boring than a speech constructed like an essay and presented like a lifeless recitation. American-style talks couldn’t be further from this, with speakers standing without a lectern or notes such as you might have seen at TED. But don’t worry, you don’t have to be a natural-born speaker to give this type of presentation. With a little work, anyone can do it. From preparing to defining your target audience and message and structuring your story, these rules will help you perfect your talks and give your best on the big day.


You will be able to :

  • Learn about Steve Jobs’ influence on talks
  • Master the characteristics of the TED format
  • Understand the various rapports that can be created through the spoken word
  • Chapters:

    • The origins of the talk
    • The growing popularity of the short format
    • Speaking in public: are we all equal?

    You will be able to :

  • Adapt the tone of your talk to the setting and audience
  • Identify and formulate the message you want to convey
  • Captivate your audience
  • Chapters:

    • Identifying the target
    • Defining your message
    • Telling a story

    You will be able to :

  • Prepare an interesting start and an impactful end
  • Establish the core of your talk
  • Chapters:

    • The introduction and the conclusion
    • Your talk’s structure: the 7 milestones

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