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$ ≠ A successful speaking engagement

A good friend of mine recently posted this blog post written by someone who refused a TEDx speaking engagement because it wasn’t paid.  You can check it out here.  The gist of what this fellow says though is this: TED costs $6,000 for a week; therefore, speakers should get paid TED is a non-profit, but […]

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“How to design a TEDx presentation” by EP

This is a presentation, designed by a firm out in Hawaii.  This is probably designed to be an on-screen, projected presentation versus a SlideShare presentation as there really are a LOT of slides, making you feel like you’ve got a lot of clicking to do.  BUT, it’s got some good tips in here that I […]

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Lesson from an educator

I’m very fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Sean McManus of The Economist on their upcoming conference about innovation in March.  (Check it out here:  http://ideas.economist.com/event/innovation)  My task is to put together 5 San Francisco based speakers to do Ignite-style presentations on the topic of innovation.  The best part about the current stage […]

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