Step 1: The Big Idea- Watch this video by Chris Anderson about what all TED Talk speeches have in common. Afterwords, come up with the big idea that you will try to sell in your speech.
Step 2: Decide your mode- Will you break down the complex idea into simpler terms or build up the simple to show its importance to your audience? Watch both modes here:
Build up the simple: It doesn't get much easier than tying shoelaces, but did you know you are probably doing it wrong?
Make the Complex Simple: Neuroscience will never seem this simple again!
Step 3: Draft Your Speech. Use the guidelines below to write an awesome speech that will earn you an A!