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TED Talks Storytelling Techniques

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Akash Karia

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Whatever you have to present in front of your class, a family gathering, or a crowd of random people, you can convey in the form of a story. Even if it’s a physics assignment or sad news about your grandmother’s favorite pet, let alone a 10-minute talk about human rights, you can still use storytelling to make a point with your speech. Akash Karia is a professional speaker who has taught numerous people worldwide to become better at delivering speeches. He analyzed over 200 TED Talks to come up with the recipe of what makes some presenters successful and others boring. Even if you don’t possess breathtaking charisma or rhetorical wit, you can still learn to deliver captivating presentations that could move and inspire others. “People are hardwired to listen to stories. Stories are the way human knowledge was passed down before the written word. Storytelling is hardwired into our brains. It’s a natural way that our brains learn and process information.” ~ Akash Karia