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These Tips From TED's Chris Anderson Can Help You Ace Public Speaking

Liz Dwyer

After years of helping movers and shakers deliver "ideas worth spreading," TED curator Chris Anderson knows a little something about public speaking. Fortunately for us, in the June Harvard Business Review, he shares his top tips for nailing a speech or presentation. The advice is common sense—take the audience on a journey, memorize your talk, and make plenty of eye contact. And, says Anderson, “The single most important thing to remember is that there is no one good way to do a talk.”

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