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How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World's Most Inspiring Presentations, revised and expanded new edition, with a foreword by Richard St. John and an afterword by Simon Sinek by Jeremey Donovan

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CHAPTER 6

Transitioning Between Parts of Your Talk

TIP 45: Explicitly review the key point from your prior section and subtly preview the theme of your next section in your transition.

Imagine that you were to perfectly engineer a child from conception into an important novelist. You would start by joining two intellectuals, perhaps affiliated with a major university, in marriage. Then, if you got lucky, their offspring would start reading at a mere two years old. You would nourish her with the canon of Western literature from Shakespeare to Locke to Hemingway. Perhaps by age seven, she would start writing by building on the plots, settings, and characters of the stories she had fallen in love reading.

As she revealed in her TEDGlobal 2009 talk, ...

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