TED

Public Speaking

Avoid the PowerPoint Trap by Having Less Wordy Slides

Don't let your slides distract an audience from the message you're delivering.
Ready For Anything

Simon Sinek on Why Great Leaders 'Eat Last'

The popular TED Talk speaker on the single most profound quality for excellence in leadership.
Ready For Anything

The Magical Number That Will Amplify Your Next Presentation

Many of the most persuasive TED Talks are packed with trios. You should follow the speakers' lead.
Ready For Anything

Inspiring TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

A trio of wise, motivational TED presentations all business owners can benefit from.
Ready For Anything

Why TED Talks Are Impossible to Resist

If your presentations have 'emotionally-charged events,' your message will stick with your audience.
Marketing

Want to Sell Your Ideas? Tell Engaging Stories.

People don't want to be barraged by numbers and statistics. Instead, connect with them on a personal level.
Growth Strategies

The Do's and Don'ts of This Year's Hottest Conferences

Professionals from technology, entrepreneurship, finance and beyond offer their picks and advice.
Technology

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Twitter goes public, entrepreneurs unplug in Boulder, New Yorkers vote for a new Mayor, SCORE teaches small biz tips in Detroit, top brand managers meet at Tech Madison Ave, a no BS conference. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
Ready For Anything

30 Is Not the New 20: How Author Meg Jay Sold Me on Entrepreneurship Today

The urge to start up can come on suddenly and powerfully. Here's how College Trep columnist Mark Burns got the entrepreneurial bug.
Marketing

Will SXSW Successfully Extend Its Brand?

South by Southwest took a bold step in expanding its brand by launching SXSW V2V for the startup community. Is this just the beginning?
Small Business Heroes

The Secrets of 7 Successful Brands

Whether they've been around for decades or were launched in the last two years, some companies just have a bit of magic when it comes to grabbing attention and establishing themselves as fan favorites.
Ready For Anything

4 Inspiring TED Talks for Young Treps

From business books to online classes, learning the ropes of starting up is easier than ever. TED talks can also be enlightening for aspiring young entrepreneurs.
Ready For Anything

Why You Need to Know TED

A first-person account of the world-renowned conference--and how it will change your business and perspective forever