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How do I speak at TEDx?

How do I speak at TEDx?

22 September 2016

It’s a common question — those TEDx speakers look so qualified, smart, accomplished and interesting. How do you become one of them? We’re not only looking for people that have written books or have fancy degrees or are only business owners. We’re looking for anyone that has an idea that our audience would love to hear about. That means anyone, no matter how old or young or educated or not can be a TEDx speaker. But how did our team find potential speakers? We talked to people we knew to find...

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How do you choose speakers?

How do you choose speakers?

22 September 2016

TED and TEDx events are well known for their inspiring speakers with incredible ideas, quality of presentation, and calibre of the people chosen. We got tons of applications to speak. Lots of great ideas coming from really intelligent people. How are we managing it all? EM At first glance, it seems an easy task — just find the best ideas. Be good. Simple. But 3 problems naturally arise: What if someone has a great idea inside them, and you have to discover it? How do you develop each speaker, help them hone their idea and not...

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Quotes about rules

Quotes about rules

30 August 2016

In the spirit of this year's theme, here's a few quotes about rules we love...   “The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.” ~ George Bernard Shaw “Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.” ~ Douglas Bader “Some rules are nothing but old habits that people are afraid to change.” ~ Therese Anne Fowler “You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” ~ Richard Branson “Any fool can make...

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