Talk Like TED

Carmine Gallo

12 May 2022
304 pages


With a new introduction from the author, discover the secrets to a perfect TED Talk and learn how to deliver an exceptional presentation with communications coach Carmine Gallo’s Talk Like TED.

‘A smart, practical book that will teach you how to give a kick-butt presentation’ – Daniel H. Pink, No. 1 bestselling author of Drive

TED Talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking around the world. And yet the techniques that top TED speakers use are the same ones that will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking.

Bestselling author of The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, Carmine Gallo has broken down the top TED Talks and interviewed the most popular TED presenters to uncover the nine secrets of all successful TED presentations, including

  • Unleashing the master within
  • Delivering jaw dropping moments
  • Sticking to the eighteen-minute rule

And more. Through these nine secrets, Gallo provides a step-by-step method that makes it possible for anyone to create, design, and deliver a TED-style presentation that is engaging, persuasive, and memorable.

Talk Like TED will show you how to create presentations around the ideas that matter most to you – presentations that will energize your audience to spread those ideas, launch new initiatives, and reach their highest goals.

Talk Like TED is a smart, practical book that will teach you how to give a kick-butt presentation
Lively and appealing . . . the book draws on current brain science to explain what wins over, and fires up, an audience – and what doesn't
A dynamic work focused on storytelling, filled with examples from TED Talks . . . The book is sure to be a hit with anyone who wants to be a more successful communicator