The surprising secret to speaking with confidence | Caroline Goyder | TEDxBrixton - TEDx Talks


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Want to sound like a leader? Start by saying your name right | Laura Sicola | TEDxPenn 15:33
Want to sound like a leader? Start by saying your name right | Laura Sicola | TEDxPenn
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB How do we sound credible? Dr. Sicola (http://vocalimpactproductions.com/about/) shows how your vocal delivery influences how your message is received, and how to use it to your advantage. Watch Laura Sicola's talk to learn how to hone your "vocal executive presence" and make your desired vocal impact! *For more information, check out Vocal Impact Productions (http://vocalimpactproductions.com) and Dr. Sicola's YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/c/LauraSicola) channel*. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine...
7 Ways to Make a Conversation With Anyone | Malavika Varadan | TEDxBITSPilaniDubai 15:23
7 Ways to Make a Conversation With Anyone | Malavika Varadan | TEDxBITSPilaniDubai
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“We mustn’t speak to strangers.” Malavika Varadan, challenges this societal norm, by presenting 7 ways to make conversation with anyone. RJ extraordinaire, Malavika Varadan, creates waves quite literally with her morning show, Breakfast No.1 on City 101.6. An avid fitness enthusiast, positivity ninja and drama queen, she has chiseled a benchmark in the radio industry. At TEDxBITSPilaniDubai she will choose to redefine connections. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
The skill of self confidence | Dr. Ivan Joseph | TEDxRyersonU 13:21
The skill of self confidence | Dr. Ivan Joseph | TEDxRyersonU
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB As the Athletic Director and head coach of the Varsity Soccer team at Ryerson University, Dr. Joseph is often asked what skills he is searching for as a recruiter: is it speed? Strength? Agility? In Dr. Joseph's TEDx Talk, he explores self confidence and how it is not just the most important skill in athletics, but in our lives. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live...
After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver 14:25
After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver
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In a classic research-based TEDx Talk, Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want. Recorded at TEDxVancouver at Rogers Arena on November 14, 2015. YouTube Tags: brain science, brain, stroke, neuroplasticity, science, motor learning, identity, TED, TEDxVancouver, TEDxVancouver 2015, Vancouver, TEDx, Rogers Arena, Vancouver speakers, Vancouver conference, ideas worth spreading, great idea, Our knowledge of the brain is evolving at a breathtaking pace, and Dr. Lara Boyd is positioned at the cutting edge of these discoveries. In 2006, she was recruited by the University of British Columbia to become the Canada Research Chair in...
The 7 secrets of the greatest speakers in history | Richard Greene | TEDxOrangeCoast 18:25
The 7 secrets of the greatest speakers in history | Richard Greene | TEDxOrangeCoast
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. "Never give a “Speech”, says Richard Greene. In this masterful talk, he explains how the great speakers in history use 7 secrets and how we can all become a great speaker by following these secrets and by not just giving a "speech" but rather creating "conversations" from the heart. Richard has dedicated himself to creating new paradigms in Public Speaking, Politics, and even our understanding of God Called "The Master of Charisma" by The Sunday Times, Richard quit his law practice to coach Presidents, Prime Ministers, Senators,...
The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala 15:02
The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala
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Everyone has the ability to build mental strength, but most people don't know how. We spend a lot of time talking about physical strength and physical health, but much less time on mental strength and mental health. We can choose to perform exercises that will help us learn to regulate our thoughts, manage our emotions, and behave productively despite our circumstances - the 3 basic factors of mental strength. No matter what your goals are, building mental strength is the key to reaching your greatest potential. Amy Morin is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist. Since 2002, she has been...
How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu 10:33
How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Adam Leipzig has overseen more than 25 movies as a producer, executive and distributor. and has produced more than 300 stage plays and live events, and he was one of the founders of the Los Angeles Theatre Center. AdamLeipzig.com In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x =...
The art of being yourself | Caroline McHugh | TEDxMiltonKeynesWomen 26:24
The art of being yourself | Caroline McHugh | TEDxMiltonKeynesWomen
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Speak like a leader | Simon Lancaster | TEDxVerona 18:48
Speak like a leader | Simon Lancaster | TEDxVerona
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Did you know there is a secret language of leadership that determines who reaches the top in politics and business? In this fast-paced and frequently funny TEDx talk, top speechwriter, Simon Lancaster, sets out the techniques that you can use to speak like a leader. The talk culminates in Simon Lancaster instantly improvising a powerful leadership speech based on an idea suggested by the audience. Simon Lancaster is one of the world’s top speechwriters. He started working as a speechwriter in the late 1990s to members of Tony Blair’s Cabinet and now writes speeches for the CEOs of some of the biggest...
Body Language: The Key to Your Subconscious | Ann Washburn | TEDxIdahoFalls 15:40
Body Language: The Key to Your Subconscious | Ann Washburn | TEDxIdahoFalls
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How we hold our body both demonstrates and determines who we are and our level of success. What are you telling people about yourself? Or worse, what are you telling your self about yourself? How we hold our body both demonstrates and determines who we are and our level of success. What are you telling people about yourself? Or worse, what are you telling your self about yourself? This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
How to introduce yourself | Kevin Bahler | TEDxLehighRiver 10:32
How to introduce yourself | Kevin Bahler | TEDxLehighRiver
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. How you introduce yourself is usually the weakest explanation of who you really are. grant writer, Allentown Symphony Association About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference...
My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic 12:45
My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Just before his passing on January 10, 2014, Sam Berns was a Junior at Foxboro High School in Foxboro, Massachusetts, where he achieved highest honors and was a percussion section leader in the high school marching band. He also achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. Sam was diagnosed with Progeria, a rare, rapid aging disease, at the age of 2. He is featured in the Emmy award-winning documentary Life According to Sam, which premiered on HBO on October 21, 2013, 2 days before his 17th...
The person you really need to marry | Tracy McMillan | TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen 13:59
The person you really need to marry | Tracy McMillan | TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Tracy McMillan is a television writer (Mad Men, United States of Tara) and relationship author who wrote the book Why You're Not Married...Yet, based on her viral 2011 Huffington Post blog. She also appeared as a dating coach on the NBC reality show Ready For Love. She lives in Los Angeles and is the mother of a 16-year-old guy. In her TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen talk, McMillan answers the question: "Who is the one person you need to marry in order to have a successful relationship? (Yourself)" About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the...
How do you define yourself? | Lizzie Velasquez | TEDxAustinWomen 13:11
How do you define yourself? | Lizzie Velasquez | TEDxAustinWomen
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB In a time when beauty is defined by supermodels, success is defined by wealth, and fame is deified by how many followers you have on social media, Lizzie Velasquez asks the question how do you define yourself? Once labeled, "The Worlds Ugliest Woman," Lizzie decided to turn things around and create her own definitions of what she defines as beauty and happiness. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video...
How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity 18:27
How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Chris Lonsdale is Managing Director of Chris Lonsdale & Associates, a company established to catalyse breakthrough performance for individuals and senior teams. In addition, he has also developed a unique and integrated approach to learning that gives people the means to acquire language or complex technical knowledge in short periods of time. Jan-21-2014 Update. The video transcripts are now available via the following links: English Only: http://www.the-third-ear.com/files/TEDx-ChrisLonsdale-LearnAnyLanguage6Months.pdf English + Chinese Translation: http://www.kungfuenglish.com/files/TEDx-ChrisLonsdale-LearnAnyLanguage6Months-ENG-CHS.pdf In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like...
How To Skip the Small Talk and Connect With Anyone | Kalina Silverman | TEDxWestminsterCollege 19:42
How To Skip the Small Talk and Connect With Anyone | Kalina Silverman | TEDxWestminsterCollege
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Kalina Silverman wanted to see what could happen if she approached strangers and skipped the small talk to have more meaningful conversations with them instead. She made a video documenting the experience. The stories she heard and the connections she made proved that there's power in taking the time to stop and ask people to reflect on the questions that truly matter in life. Since then, she has continued to work on expanding Big Talk into a movement that inspires and enables people to connect with one another on a deeper level. Learn more about it at www.makebigtalk.com and visit Kalina at...
Programming your mind for success | Carrie Green | TEDxManchester 15:32
Programming your mind for success | Carrie Green | TEDxManchester
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Carrie Green started her first online business at the age of 20, whilst studying Law at the University of Birmingham. Within a few years she took the business global, selling throughout the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and Europe and receiving over 100,000 hits on the website every month. In 2011 Carrie launched the Female Entrepreneur Association as a way to help inspire and connect female entrepreneurs from around the world. The network has grown to over 140,000 women and they now produce a digital magazine, This Girl Means Business, weekly videos,...
Why do we fear public speaking? | Dave Guin | TEDxCPP 15:36
Why do we fear public speaking? | Dave Guin | TEDxCPP
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Ever wonder what fighting a bear and public speaking have in common? Professor Guin explains the hunter-gatherer perspective behind why humans fear public speaking more than dying. Professor Guin has a BA in Communication Theory and Process - Interpersonal and Intercultural communication, and a MA in Human Communication - Performance Studies and Communication in the Classroom. Guin has been doing public speaking for almost his entire adult life. He spent 13 years in business before coming back to school to get his degrees. Guin has been a professor of human communication for over twenty years. He describes himself as having “a...
How to Magically Connect with Anyone | Brian Miller | TEDxManchesterHighSchool 14:12
How to Magically Connect with Anyone | Brian Miller | TEDxManchesterHighSchool
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Magicians have mastered the art of understanding different perspectives in order to create illusions and connect with the audience. Brian Miller explains how he used that skill to create magic for a blind man. Then he shares how you can use the same technique to make better, more meaningful connections with people in your life, personally and professionally. Brian Miller is a private event magician, corporate keynote speaker, and youth motivational speaker. For more than 10 years he has entertained and spoken with thousands of audiences in over 25 states and internationally. Visit www.BrianMillerMagic.com for info on his work as a magician...
You are contagious | Vanessa Van Edwards | TEDxLondon 18:17
You are contagious | Vanessa Van Edwards | TEDxLondon
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Vanessa reveals that our behaviour, from hand gestures to how we say 'hello', changes the way others perceive our confidence, Vanessa Van Edwards is an interpersonal intelligence expert and public speaker. Her behaviour research lab ‘The Science of People’ has been featured in Fast Company, Inc, Men’s Health, Forbes, and on Fox News. She is a monthly columnist for Entrepreneur; the leading instructor in people skills on Udemy and CreativeLive; and has led training sessions at a number of Fortune 500 companies around the world. She lives in Portland, Oregon. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the...
Stop searching for your passion | Terri Trespicio | TEDxKC 10:48
Stop searching for your passion | Terri Trespicio | TEDxKC
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What are you passionate about? You’re told these five words hold the key to a successful career and life purpose. What if it’s the wrong question altogether? This talk turns the ubiquitous “find your passion” message on its ear. Terri Trespicio is a branding strategist who helps visionaries, experts, entrepreneurs, and businesses communicate with power and precision across media platforms. She consults with a wide range of experts, everyone from surgeons and social media celebs to startups and brand managers. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn...
The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU 19:27
The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Josh Kaufman is the author of the #1 international bestseller, 'The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business', as well as the upcoming book 'The First 20 Hours: Mastering the Toughest Part of Learning Anything.' Josh specializes in teaching people from all walks of life how to master practical knowledge and skills. In his talk, he shares how having his first child inspired him to approach learning in a whole new way. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together...
A well educated mind vs a well formed mind: Dr. Shashi Tharoor at TEDxGateway 2013 14:36
A well educated mind vs a well formed mind: Dr. Shashi Tharoor at TEDxGateway 2013
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Minister of State,Ministry of Human Resource Development,Government of India An elected Member of Parliament, former Minister of State for External Affairs and former Under-Secretary-General to the United Nations, Dr. Shashi Tharoor is the prize-winning author of fourteen books, including the classic The Great Indian Novel (1989), India from Midnight to the Millennium (1997), Nehru: The Invention of India (2003) and most recently Pax Indica: India & the World of the 21st Century (2012). A widely-published critic, commentator and columnist, Dr. Shashi Tharoor served the United Nations during a 29-year career in refugee work, peace-keeping,communications and public information and earnestly worked in the...
Taming Your Wandering Mind | Amishi Jha | TEDxCoconutGrove 18:47
Taming Your Wandering Mind | Amishi Jha | TEDxCoconutGrove
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Amishi Jha explains the benefits of mindfulness training in her talk “Taming Your Wandering Mind.” Dr. Amishi Jha has a Ph.D. from the University of California-Davis, post-doctoral training in brain imaging at Duke University, and was a faculty member at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania prior to her current post at the University of Miami. Her research focuses on the brain bases of attention, working memory, and mindfulness-based training. With grants from the US Department of Defense and several private foundations, her current projects investigate how to best promote resilience in high stress cohorts using...
Why I live a zero waste life | Lauren Singer | TEDxTeen 13:31
Why I live a zero waste life | Lauren Singer | TEDxTeen
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Lauren is an Environmental Studies graduate from NYU and former Sustainability Manager at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, and the amount of trash that she has produced over the past three years can fit inside of a 16 oz. mason jar. Lauren Singer is author of the Zero Waste blog, Trash is for Tossers and founder of organic cleaning product company, The Simply Co. Through her blog, she has empowered millions of readers to produce less waste by shopping package-free, making their own products and refusing plastic and single-use items. Her work has been profiled by New York Magazine, MSNBC, NBC, AOL,...
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In this fun and personal talk, Caroline shares a story of moving from stage-paralysis to expressive self.  Accompanied by an unusual prop, she encourages us to use our voice as an instrument and really find the confidence within.

Caroline Goyder is an author and voice coach, with a lifelong curiosity in the question of how we find the courage to think for ourselves: aloud. Caroline trained as an actor, and then as a voice coach at Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD), where she worked for ten years. She now runs a business that helps people find confidence and calm in the theatre of life. Caroline is the author of Gravitas: Communicate with Confidence, Influence and Authority (Ebury) and can be found on Twitter @carolinegoyder

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