When I was coaching TEDxHarlem, a number of the speakers asked me for talk references. Typically, my next steps would be to look up videos of those speakers already and then dive deep into finding existing TED talks that seemed like appropriate models for those particular speakers. Not everyone has the same speaking style, after all. However, there are a few that I shared with everyone, just because they’re cool. So, i share them with you!

Nancy Duarte on the structure of a great presentation:

Ben Zander, who’s got more energy than any other presenter I’ve seen:

Dave Eggers and his fantastic tutoring idea: