Sitting is The New Smoking: What Presentation Profile™ is Used in This TEDTalk?

By September 24, 2015March 30th, 2020SpeakerNotes, TEDTalks

In this 3 1/2 minute TedTalk, Nilofer Merchant suggests a small idea that just might have a big impact on your life and health: next time you have a one-on-one meeting, make it a “walking meeting” — and let ideas flow while you walk and talk.

Presentation ProfileTM: Expert, Interpreter or Catalyst?

As you watch, can you determine which approach Merchant uses? Need a hint? Click here before watching for a synopsis of the three approaches to presenting.

What presentation style did Nilofer Merchant use?


You are correct! Why?

Nilofer is on a mission, to get people walking and talking! Her premise? Fresh air invites fresh new ideas! Did you hear the statistics she used and how she positioned them to shock us into listening to what she has to say? The one that caught my attention was "sitting has become the smoking of our generation".

She describes a problem and offers a solution and has a specific call to action -- get off your duff and out of the board room.


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