3 TED Talks To Inspire & Bring On Your Business Mojo!
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The whole team here at Business Checkmate HQ are a little addicted to a good TED talk and here are our top 3 rated TED talk picks, from recent times, have you seen them yet?
TEDxEast – Nancy Duarte “You Have The Power To ChangeThe World.”
Why are some presentations spellbinding and some not? This is the question Nancy Duarte takes on as she shares with her TEDx audience the secret of an excellent presentation.
In her fascinating 18 minute TED talk, Nancy Duarte explains the essential qualities of an excellent presentation (including analysing the speeches of Martin Luther King and Steve Jobs) and she reminds us that the only way to spread important ideas effectively, is by using strong presentation skills.
For anybody looking to perfect their presentation skill, Nancy Duarte’s TEDx talk is well worth a watch and follow this link to access her talk.
TED – Tom Wujec “Build A Tower, Build A Team”
The task is simple … In eighteen minutes, teams must build the tallest free-standing structure out of 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of tape, one yard of string and one marshmallow. The marshmallow needs to be on top.
In his funny (in a good way!) and insightful 6 minute TED Talk, Tom Wujec presents some unforeseen research into the “marshmallow problem” – A simple team-building exercise and why does one surprising group always beat the average?
TED – Daniel Pink “The Puzzle Of Motivation”
“Simple financial reward systems do not work! In fact, they can frequently lead to worse performance” Daniel Pink
In his captivating 18 minute TED Talk, best selling author Daniel Pink analyses the puzzle of motivation – Delivering both an engaging and insightful presentation throughout which he explores the merits and pitfalls of intrinsic vs extrinsic motivators and the mismatch between what science knows, and what business does!
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