The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking

Written by Chris Anderson, the curator of the TED conference, ‘TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking’ was published in May 2016. Chris Anderson himself is an expert in effective communication, coming from a long, established career in journalism and publishing. Further, he has worked behind the scenes of the TED conference since 2002, and has even delivered his own TED talk. He knows what goes into delivering speeches that are educational, evocative, engaging, impactful, and memorable.

You can watch Chris’ TED talk on public speaking here.

‘TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking’ is a powerful resource for anyone who is interested in improving their public speaking abilities, whether they have goals of being a TED speaker or not. Anderson takes a holistic approach towards public speaking, advocating that there is not one best way to deliver a phenomenal speech. Rather, he seeks to help each reader unlock their own unique skills, so that they can deliver a speech uniquely their own.