speaking tips

5 Models to Monetize Your Talk

Congratulations! You have been featured on some of the most coveted stages in the world. Perhaps it’s a TED, TEDx, 99U, SXSW or other prestigious events, and if you are a professional speaker this exposure will only [...]
ANATOMY OF A TED TALK: Kelly McGonigal

ANATOMY OF A TED TALK: Kelly McGonigal

It’s Fall in the Northern Hemisphere! With four children back in school this means: applying for college, (my oldest son is a senior), work, school dances, raking leaves, AND organizing a TEDx event for 1,200 [...]
THE ANATOMY OF A GREAT TALK: SIMON SINEK

THE ANATOMY OF A GREAT TALK: SIMON SINEK

In a previous post, I introduced my FRAMEWORK that I share with clients to use to create their TED talks. It breaks down the presentation into different key elements that contribute to an overall great talk.  I [...]