How To Give A Blockbuster TED Talk

by David Marquet

Great TED Talks invite the audience to listen differently to imagine their lives, their work, and their world in a different way.

These effective TED talks share a common structure which has these 5 elements:

  1. Tell a story.

  2. Expose the pattern.

  3. Describe the science.

  4. Imagine the future.

  5. Take the first step.

In practice, it works like this...