We love TED Talks. We believe they have changed the way that individuals, organisations, and businesses all approach presentations. They have inspired a movement of visual storytelling – moving away from bulleted Powerpoint slides – to enable greater engagement between your audience and your content. Today we’d like to share with you 5 of the most watched TED talks of all time. These presentations all utilize different techniques to capture their audience’s attention, and we can all learn a great deal from this masterclass in presenting.
Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?
Kids in schools are taught lots of things, but what impact does this have on their creativity? In this interesting, informative and funny talk, Sir Ken Robinsons argues the point that creativity should be one of the central priorities of educational institutions. He believes creativity in kids should be encouraged and fostered, not limited. Whether you agree or not, you’ll certainly have a good laugh with his presentation.
Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
Shaping your body language may help you shape your life. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy explains the role of body language in personal communication and how it affects people’s perception of your message. She discusses her research into the physiological impacts of adopting a “power pose”. She believes that by improving the way you use your body, you can improve your mindset.
Simon SineK: How Great Leaders Inspire Action
Leadership is currently a hot topic around the globe (particularly given the recent presidential primaries in the US), but what makes a great leader? Leadership expert Simon Sinek starts by asking the question “Why” the likes of Apple, the Wright brothers, Martin Luther King achieve far greater success than others. Whilst motivation and attitude are important, Simon shows us that it’s much more than that.
Mary Roach: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Orgasms
Orgasms have been a taboo topic for many centuries, but writer Mary Roach is lifting the veil not his topic. In this talk, she discusses 10 things about orgasms that are simply stunning and will change everything you know about them. Some of them will make you laugh, whilst others are just amazing and will leave you speechless.
Tony Robbins: Why We Do What We Do?
Have you ever thought why we do most of the things we do? Life coach and leadership expert Tony Robbins shares his knowledge on this topic. He believes emotion is where it all starts. This presentation could change the way you look at everything in your life and understand yourself much better. Bring it on Tony…!