“TED has done more to advance the art of lecturing in a decade than Oxford University has done in a thousand years,” said the The Economist in March 2014. There’s an idea worth spreading.
The 20 most popular TED talks* for 2013 had from 5 to over 23 million of us glued our screens. If TED is setting the bar for talks these days, how easy is it for ordinary folks to make the grade? And how much do the “TED commandments” explain the great speaking techniques behind the astonishing popularity of the most-watched videos?