Reverse Engineering the Ultimate TEDTalk

Due to my involvement with TEDxPhoenix, I was given the opportunity to attend TEDActive 2010 and witness a great talk by Sebastian Wernicke entitled Lies, damned lies and statistics (about TEDTalks). Not only was his delivery spot on, but his slides were very well designed and had a custom feel that set them apart from many presentations I’ve seen.

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THE BIGGEST DETERMINANT OF SUCCESS

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The biggest determinant of success is the level of commitment you have to being successful.

5 WAYS TO HELP MANAGE SOMEONE YOU HATE

Hate your co-worker or employee? Congratulations! You have completed the first step in making things work.  Acknowledging you have a problem, after all, is the first step.

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THE ELEMENT OF JOB ADS THAT IS MOST IMPORTANT (AND OFTEN FORGOTTEN)

We’ve all seen (and maybe even written) those job ads that make it sound as though the staff is a sunny, smiling crew and the environment is full of high-fives and atta-boys. You know – those job descriptions that make it sound as though you’d practically pay for the privilege of walking through the door and being part of the team? Staff discounts, tuition assistance, team building….all can be yours if you’re the candidate lucky enough to be selected for the job.

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START YOUR NEW EMPLOYEES OFF THE RIGHT WAY

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Hiring and training new employees is not only time-consuming, but is also costly. That’s why, when you bring someone aboard, you should be doing all you can to make it a great start. First impressions go a long way, and if you can get that new hire off to a great start, you will have a much greater chance of having them stick around.

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HOW TO HANDLE HAVING TOO MUCH TO DO

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Are you feeling overwhelmed? Maybe you’re having a panic attack, or a sudden desire to curl up under your desk in a fetal position and cry. Now what? First, recognize it is ok… overwhelm happens. There are millions of people across America right now crying in the restroom or screaming like little girls behind their closed office doors. It doesn’t have to be like this. You can lose that overwhelmed feeling without aprescription. It just takes a pad of paper and a pen. Let’s take action to get your overwhelm fixed.

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ARE YOU USING THE STRATEGY THAT PUTS YOU IN FRONT?

During my freshman year of high school I played football. I sucked.

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I sat the bench for every game and was effectively a human punching bag at practice. I was too skinny and too weak to tackle other players. I couldn’t take them down, no matter how hard I tried. That was until I found the magic of tripping. When I went to make a tackle, if got my feet tangled up with theirs they would go down. It worked like a charm. I could finally make tackles. But there was just one, not-so-little, problem… tripping is illegal.

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