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Talk like TED in a Day! (November 2016)

Helen Nuttall

Monday, 7 November 2016 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

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Talk like TED in a day!

A workshop structured around the iconic TED Talks, the gold standard for public speaking. Learn a step-by-step method to inspire and motivate your audience over the course of a day. Master the art of storytelling, learn to paint strong visual imagery and understand how to get your audience behind your ideas, no matter how audacious or complex they seem. A fun and challenging masterclass for those who need to shock, wow and captivate!


Learning objectives

This workshop will help you:

  • Understand what an audience needs from you
  • Engage and inspire a team to perform
  • Understand your personal style and how to utilise it
  • Show passion in your delivery as well as clear insight to your subject
  • Combat nerves, speak up and get your ideas heard
  • Learn how to express yourself by standing out and impacting your audience
  • Analyse the difference between communication that sticks, and information that gets forgotten
  • Deliver a persuasive and memorable TED style presentation from a clear nine-step method

Ultimately, this workshop will provide you with a toolbox to deliver compelling and influential messages to the people you need to motivate.


Managers, graduates and team leaders have all benefited from this tried-and-tested programme.


This one-day workshop focuses on analysing performance techniques and developing presenting skills, for any face-to-face communication, whether you are presenting to a large group, a team meeting or just a one-on-one conversation. It is a challenging yet rewarding day which participants say is hugely enjoyable!



What’s it all about?

    • Exercise: Audience reaction in three words…
    • Introduction to the spoken word
    • Understanding the needs of the listener
    • The currency of ideas
    • Outlining your intention

Finding the story in complex content

    • Motivating activity
    • Analysing memorable messages
    • How do you add value to your content?
    • Exercise: The Six Principles of Sticky Ideas (Dan and Chip Heath)
    • How do you teach something new?

Delivering jaw-dropping moments

        • Systematic creativity

      – Deliver an emotionally charged experience
      – How to effectively use statistics and data
      – Tactics that get results

        • The ‘urban legends’ concept – what makes stories unforgettable? How elements of the unexpected take content from ordinary to extraordinary.
        • Exercises

      – The Toolbox: Hands, Volume, Pausing, Eye Contact, Expression
      – Energy levels. What percentage are you at?
      – What type of communicator are you?
      – Which TED speakers are the most inspirational?

Combatting anxiety

    • How to answer difficult questions
    • Identifying challenging situations
    • Controlling nervous energy

Making it personal

        • Creating impact

      – Lighten up!!
      – Analogies and metaphors
      – Keeping it simple
      – Pictures and props

        • Make an emotional investment
        • Exercise: Personal anecdotes and memories
        • The 9 steps to a TED Talk, including:

      – Find the emotion
      – Is it novel?
      – Make it memorable

Action planning

    • Exercise: Identify specific actions to enhance your presentation style
    • Exercise: Personal action planning

Do you have questions about Talk like TED in a Day! (November 2016)? Contact Helen Nuttall

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British Dental Association
64 Wimpole St
W1G 8YS London
United Kingdom

Monday, 7 November 2016 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

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