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Wednesday, October 10 • 10:00am - 11:00am
How to Give a Killer Pitch: Secrets from TEDx LIMITED

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Selling your idea to people that matter is a crucial skill for any startup founder. Discover the secrets used by TEDx to shape clear, compelling, and persuasive ideas.
Join TEDxSeattle co-chairs Lisa Phelps Dawes and Lee Gibbs along with Senior Speaker Coach Jacqueline Farrington as they take the mystery out of becoming a dynamic, influential speaker. In this fast and fun interactive session, they’ll reveal their behind-the-scenes secrets designed to ignite the imagination of your audience. 
  • A new way to think about and frame ideas that helps make any topic clearer
  • How to get your idea to stand out in a crowded field
  • The important steps to take before taking the stage that elevate your pitch to a new level
  • Three field-tested techniques for generating presence and gravitas



Co-chair for the TEDxSeattle Speaker Team, TEDx Seattle
In her role as co-chair for the TEDxSeattle Speaker Team, Lisa is responsible for discovering,developing, and curating the final lineup of speakers to create ideas worth spreading. As an executive storyteller, Lisa has helped global leaders ignite cultural change, deliver an arresting... Read More →


TEDxSeattle speaker team, TEDx Seattle
Jacqueline has over 18 years of experience helping senior leaders at Fortune 500 companies deliver successful communication strategies, as well as 14 years as a Lecturer at the Yale School of Drama. As a member of the TEDxSeattle speaker team, she curates speakers, develops talks... Read More →
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Lee Gibbs

Co-chair for the TEDxSeattle Speaker Team, TEDx Seattle
As a co-chair for the TEDxSeattle Speaker Team, Lee helps to steer the process of discovering, developing, and curating the final lineup of speakers for the annual event at McCaw Hall. Lee has brought a background of coaching and team development to the TEDxSeattle mission to help... Read More →

Wednesday October 10, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
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