LAB: Talk Like TED
Tips on how to get ready to talk on the red carpet from two TEDx curators
Speaking on TED’s red carpet is a dream and a milestone for many speakers. Embrace this opportunity to learn from TEDxSydney curator Fenella Kernebone, and TEDxSaoPaulo curator, Elena Crescia. What makes an idea worth sharing? What makes TED talks distinct from other speeches? And what goes behind the slides in uncovering the diamond in the speech? Also, learn why some TED talks have millions of views, the power of ideas and how one idea can spark change.
Key learning points:
- The criteria TEDx curators use to decide on Speakers to talk and share at their events
- The main tips to prepare a talk using TED and TEDx style
- The ways to improve your public speaking skills for many other situations and the main tips for online events
Elena Crescia, Organizer, Social Entrepreneur, Curator, Speaker Coach
Elena Crescia is a curator and speaker coach who has organized more than 50 TEDx events since 2012. She has helped more than 800 speakers as a speaker coach and TEDxSaoPaulo was the first TEDx event to be held in a soccer stadium in 2016, as well as the first TEDx drive-in event. Elena Crescia is not only a TEDx Organizer, but a TED Talk Translator and a force of nature.
She is from a city of 20 million people and is not awed by producing an event for 10,000 people. Elena is the Founder of Portfolia, Founder of Editora de Ideias, President of Net Impact Sao Paulo Chapter, passionate about impact investment and social entrepreneurship, a TED Translator Language coordinator and is part of the TEDx Music Project. She has a Masters of International Affairs from Columbia University, and a Master of economic and financial evaluation of development projects, Sorbonne University.