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KL043: TED Talking for Leaders

Jan. 17, 2020

KL043 Hayley Foster The Short Talk Expert TED Talking for Leaders Episode Summary Millions of people have viewed TED Talks. Hayley Foster, The Short Talk Expert, shares techniques she used in launching the first large-scale TEDx in history that have enabled even the most brilliant engineers, scientists and executives to simplify their messages and be engaging—a key leadership competency for leaders everywhere! Bio Hayley Foster co-founded and organized TEDxNASA, the first large-scale TEDx in history – which immediately became the gold standard for the mushrooming TEDx movement we all know today. As a content curator and speaker coach, Hayley has developed techniques used with hundreds of stand-out speakers for TEDx and other high-stakes events. Hayley holds 5 TEDx licenses, has steered tens of speaker selection committees, and has coached over 500 TEDx presentations. Their resonance is indicated by view counts that can range from 100,000 to nearly 2 million, with 5 talks elevated to Hayley is passionate about empowering influencers to identify and distill down messages to move their organizations forward. This broad corporate reach includes coaching CEOs, entire C-Suites of executives in global conferences, and even working teaching PhD statisticians and pharmacologists how to talk about what they do to each other and to outside work groups. Hayley is the author of Don’t Tank Your TED Talk! 12 Mistakes Professional Speakers Make - which Distinction guru Scott McKain says, "Should be used as a guide, for all speakers, for all talks. “ Her Short Talk Big Impact keynotes and trainings are presented to organizations, associations worldwide. Website   Other Website   LinkedIn   Twitter Facebook Instagram Leadership Quote "The single most vital leadership behavior is modeling" Susan Ford Collins, America's Premier Success & Leadership Coach  Get Your Copy of Hayley Foster’s from Apple Books!   Get Your Copy of Hayley Foster’s Book!   Subscribe, share and review on Apple Podcasts! Please visit ( for a full transcript of this episode. The Keep Leading!® podcast is for people passionate about leadership. It is dedicated to leadership development and insights. Join your host Eddie Turner, The Leadership Excelerator® as he speaks with accomplished leaders and people of influence across the globe as they share their journey to leadership excellence. Listen as they share leadership strategies, techniques and insights. For more information visit or follow Eddie Turner on Twitter and Instagram at @eddieturnerjr. Like Eddie Turner LLC on Facebook. Connect with Eddie Turner on LinkedIn.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.