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Training the Ted Talk Way

TED Talks, the popular conference and video lecture series, has a cardinal rule that all presenters must follow: No talk can exceed 18 minutes. As TED curator Chris Anderson puts it, 18 minutes is “short enough to hold people’s attention
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Mispronounced names are a reality for many people. These World Cup presenters took a stand.

At the World Cup, you'd expect to hear a whole range of names from around the globe. From the likes of Coutinho, to Pouraliganji, or Hasebe, you've likely heard commentators try to nail these pronunciations, because getting names right is an
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No one is more over the Shorty Awards than presenter Adam Pally

The Shorty Awards, an awards show for social media brands and influencers, are fine. If you care about them, great, but if you don't, life goes on. But not according to Adam Pally. Adam Pally hates the Shorty Awards with all his heart, and made it
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A BBC presenter fell in a swimming pool on live TV and took it like a champ

Mind the step. SEE ALSO: BBC Dad makes a beautiful, earnest commitment to us all BBC Breakfast presenter Mike Bushell was interviewing the England swimming team about the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday morning when, all of a sudden, a wild swimming
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A growing list of the Hollywood stars who've committed to inclusion riders

The most buzzed-about moment at this year's Oscars wasn't a Jimmy Kimmel bit or a presenter flub. It was Frances McDormand's acceptance speech. With two words – "inclusion rider" – McDormand called on her colleagues to take action
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TEDxBrussels organizer drags presenter off stage during anti-censorship talk

Get ready for your head to explode.  In the middle of TEDxBrussels talk on March 5 that focused on censorship, a male event organizer walked onto the stage and physically dragged the female presenter off. And the kicker? The theme of the entire
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BB8 was hands-down the best presenter at the 2018 Oscars

And the Oscar for Best Presenter goes to...the quiet but memorable BB8.  On Sunday, tiny robot BB8, the undisputed star (ha) of the Star Wars franchise, took the stage at the  2018 Oscars to present the awards for Best Animated Short Film
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Comedian Amanda Seales announced as host for the 2015 Mashies

We’re incredibly excited to announce that comedian Amanda Seales will be hosting the 2015 Mashies.If Seales looks familiar, it's because the talented comedian, host and content creator is just about everywhere. Along with performing stand up across
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Was a pleasure to host dinner yesterday for U.S Secy of Commerce Penny Pritzker with a few key business leaders

From: twitter.com Via: twitter.com Was a pleasure to host dinner yesterday for U.S Secy of Commerce Penny Pritzker with a few key business leaders http://t.co/XqwQdDRuipTwitterSearch
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Why you should read the room but not over-read the room audience members

From: holykaw.alltop.com   By: Josh Urich Via: twitter.com Why you should read the room but not over-read the room http://t.co/gEBi3F8jUqAs a

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