Statistical Analysis Reveals the Secrets to the Perfect TED Talk (video)

So you might not be lucky enough to speak at a TED event, but maybe you're lucky enough to have been chosen to speak at a TEDx event. For example, TEDxOttawa is coming (again) later this year. [Love me some TEDx!!] So, if you ARE going to be a speaker, how do you maximize the effectiveness of your presentation? What are the secrets to delivering the perfect TED talk?

Lucky for you, Sebastian Wernicke used statistical analysis to evaluate previous TEDTalks, and put together a set of tips to help you prepare and deliver the. best. TEDTalk. ever. This video is not only full of data (#nerdgasm) but hilarious as well. Take a listen. I'll be right back. I need to go get my red shirt.