May 3, 2014

Story sources

Fellow speaker,

Jeremy Donovan's study of TED talks suggests you have three sources for stories:
  • Lesson - give one lesson of one thing you have learned in your life
  • Defining moment - share a time when you "came into your own" and you felt "really you"
  • Overcoming weakness - tell how you overcame a challenge or weakness in your life

Tim Wilson
Professional Speech Coach
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