Score: 4.5
From 21 Ratings

TED Talks


  • Author: Chris Anderson
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • Genre: Business & Personal Finance
  • File Size: 2377641 Bytes


New York Times Bestseller  “Catnip for all the TED fans out there.” —Publishers Weekly“The most insightful book ever written on public speaking . . . a must-read.” —Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times best-selling author of Give and Take and Originals Since taking over TED in 2001, Chris Anderson has shown how carefully crafted talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, spreading knowledge, and promoting a shared dream. Done right, a talk can electrify a room and transform an audience’s worldview; it can be more powerful than anything in written form.This “invaluable guide” (Publishers Weekly) explains how the miracle of powerful public speaking is achieved, and equips you to give it your best shot. There...

Score: 4
From 111 Ratings

Talk Like TED


  • Author: Carmine Gallo
  • Release Date : 2014-03-04
  • Genre: Business & Personal Finance
  • File Size: 2700798 Bytes


Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. Many people have a fear of public speaking or are insecure about their ability to give a successful presentation. Now public speaking coach and bestselling author Carmine Gallo explores what makes a great presentation by examining the widely acclaimed TED Talks, which have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking. TED ? which stands for technology, entertainment, and design ? brings together the world's leading thinkers. These are the presentations that set the world on fire, and the ...

TED Talks

TED Talks


  • Author : Chris Anderson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • Genre: Public speaking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1472228057


TED Talks Book Description :

Chris Anderson is the curator of phenomenally successful TED talks - over one billion views and counting. He is passionate about the importance of public speaking, something he describes an a crucial life skill and which we should be teaching in school, and of the amazing power of direct human-to-human communication, recorded on video, in the internet age. It is now possible to share ideas with millions around the world (as evidenced by the success of TED itself, whose most popular talk has been viewed 31 million times). In his first book, Talk This Way, he shares his passion for public speaking and offers a master-class in how to do it - not just how to give a great TED talk, but how to stand up and speak persuasively in front of any size of audienc...

The Psychopath Test
Score: 3.5
From 1,704 Ratings

The Psychopath Test


  • Author : Jon Ronson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2011-05-12
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1101515163


The Psychopath Test Book Description :

In this madcap journey, a bestselling journalist investigates psychopaths and the industry of doctors, scientists, and everyone else who studies them. The Psychopath Test is a fascinating journey through the minds of madness. Jon Ronson's exploration of a potential hoax being played on the world's top neurologists takes him, unexpectedly, into the heart of the madness industry. An influential psychologist who is convinced that many important CEOs and politicians are, in fact, psychopaths teaches Ronson how to spot these high-flying individuals by looking out for little telltale verbal and nonverbal clues. And so Ronson, armed with his new psychopath-spotting abilities, enters the corridors of power. He spends time with a death-squad leader institutio...

The Art of Asking
Score: 4
From 19 Ratings

The Art of Asking


  • Author : Amanda Palmer
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-11-11
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455581078


The Art of Asking Book Description :

FOREWORD BY BRENE BROWN and POSTSCRIPT FROM BRAIN PICKINGS CREATOR MARIA POPOVA Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby for their dollars. When she became a singer, songwriter, and musician, she was not afraid to ask her audience to support her as she surfed the crowd (and slept on their couches while touring). And when she left her record label to strike out on her own, she asked her fans to support her in making an album, leading to the world's most successful music Kickstarter. Even while Amanda is both celebrated and attacked for her fearlessness in asking for help, she finds that there are important things ...

The Art of Stillness
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

The Art of Stillness


  • Author : Pico Iyer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-11-04
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476784731


The Art of Stillness Book Description :

A follow up to Pico Iyer’s essay “The Joy of Quiet,” The Art of Stillness considers the unexpected adventure of staying put and reveals a counterintuitive truth: The more ways we have to connect, the more we seem desperate to unplug. Why might a lifelong traveler like Pico Iyer, who has journeyed from Easter Island to Ethiopia, Cuba to Kathmandu, think that sitting quietly in a room might be the ultimate adventure? Because in our madly accelerating world, our lives are crowded, chaotic and noisy. There’s never been a greater need to slow down, tune out and give ourselves permission to be still. In The Art of Stillness—a TED Books release—Iyer investigate the lives of people who have made a life seeking stillness: from Matthieu Ricard, a F...

How to Deliver a TED Talk  Secrets of the World s Most Inspiring Presentations  revised and expanded new edition  with a foreword by Richard St  John and an afterword by Simon Sinek
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

How to Deliver a TED Talk Secrets of the World s Most Inspiring Presentations revised and expanded new edition with a foreword by Richard St John and an afterword by Simon Sinek


  • Author : Jeremey Donovan
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2013-11-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780071829571


How to Deliver a TED Talk Secrets of the World s Most Inspiring Presentations revised and expanded new edition with a foreword by Richard St John and an afterword by Simon Sinek Book Description :

DELIVER THE PRESENTATION OF YOUR LIFE--AND LAUNCH YOUR CAREER A nonprofit dedicated to ideas worth spreading, TED challenges the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers to give "the speech of their lives" in 18 minutes or less. The more than 14,000 talks on TED.com have been viewed over 1 billion times and include those by such luminaries as Tony Robbins, Dan Pink, and Sheryl Sandberg. Now you can learn how to give a TED-style talk to achieve your personal and business goals. How to Deliver a TED Talk provides more than 100 invaluable tips--everything from opening with an explicit statement of audience benefits to framing your idea as an action-outcome response to a question worth asking. Whether you're presenting to an audience of 1 or 1,000, th...

A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise

A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise


  • Author : Sandy Allen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-01-23
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501134050


A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise Book Description :

“Compelling…A bracing work of art and a loving tribute” (Los Angeles Times), this propulsive, stunning book illuminates the experience of living with schizophrenia like never before. Sandra Allen did not know their uncle Bob very well. As a child, Sandy had been told Bob was “crazy,” that he had spent time in mental hospitals while growing up in Berkeley in the 60s and 70s. But Bob had lived a hermetic life in a remote part of California for longer than Sandy had been alive, and what little Sandy knew of him came from rare family reunions or odd, infrequent phone calls. Then in 2009 Bob mailed Sandy his autobiography. Typewritten in all caps, a stream of error-riddled sentences more than sixty, single-spaced pages, the often-incomprehensibl...

Talk Like TED
Score: 3
From 6 Ratings

Talk Like TED


  • Author : Carmine Gallo
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466837270


Talk Like TED Book Description :

Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. Many people have a fear of public speaking or are insecure about their ability to give a successful presentation. Now public speaking coach and bestselling author Carmine Gallo explores what makes a great presentation by examining the widely acclaimed TED Talks, which have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking. TED ? which stands for technology, entertainment, and design ? brings together the world's leading thinkers. These are the presentations that set the world on fire, and the ...

Great TED Talks  Creativity

Great TED Talks Creativity


  • Author : Tom May
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-06-16
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781645172581


Great TED Talks Creativity Book Description :

Insights and advice on the creative process from 100 prominent TED Conference speakers. Online TED Talks have provided inspiration to a worldwide audience since 2006, focusing not only on subjects of technology, entertainment, and design but also on cultural, social, and political issues. Great TED Talks: Creativity gathers the ideas presented by 100 speakers and condenses them into a nutshell of practical advice for boosting your own creativity. Also included are URLs directing readers to the TED website so they can watch the original videos in their entirety....

The Paradox of Choice
Score: 3.5
From 33 Ratings

The Paradox of Choice


  • Author : Barry Schwartz
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0061748994


The Paradox of Choice Book Description :

Whether we're buying a pair of jeans, ordering a cup of coffee, selecting a long-distance carrier, applying to college, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions—both big and small—have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented. As Americans, we assume that more choice means better options and greater satisfaction. But beware of excessive choice: choice overload can make you question the decisions you make before you even make them, it can set you up for unrealistically high expectations, and it can make you blame yourself for any and all failures. In the long run, this can lead to decision-making paralysis, anxiety, and perpetual stress. And, in a culture that tells us...

Everything Happens for a Reason
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

Everything Happens for a Reason


  • Author : Kate Bowler
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399592072


Everything Happens for a Reason Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A meditation on sense-making when there’s no sense to be made, on letting go when we can’t hold on, and on being unafraid even when we’re terrified.”—Lucy Kalanithi “Belongs on the shelf alongside other terrific books about this difficult subject, like Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air and Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal.”—Bill Gates NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY REAL SIMPLE Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study of the prosperity gospel, a creed that sees fortune as a blessing from God and misfortune as a mark of God’s disapproval. At thirty-five, everything in her life seems to point toward “bless...