How To Be A TED-Worthy Speaker with John Bates

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“Really understand communication and influence so you can be the best contributor to teams that you can be.”

In this episode, we speak about the importance of having great communication skills as a leader. We go beyond public speaking – more importantly, understanding the influence and impact that this skill brings. 

To get you excited and bring out your ability to speak effectively, I’ve invited one of the most prolific TED format coaches in the world to help me deliver this topic. Someone who knows the power that mastering the TED format can bring to anyone – not just at work but also in life.


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After totally blowing his first time on the TED Stage, John Bates set his focus and is now a global Leadership Communications Expert, Executive Coach, Author, Pitch Coach and Keynote Speaker.

Leaders from organizations like Johnson & Johnson’s JLABS, NASA (including the Astronauts), US Navy Special Operations, Boston Scientific, NORAD, and more, recommend him to their colleagues as the best leadership communications coach working today.
He designs all of his programs using principles derived from neurobiology, so your COMMUNICATION is as mighty as YOUR IDEAS.

John Bates‘ mission is to bring out what is awesome inside of forward-thinking, growth-mindset leaders, so they can have the impact they want to have on the world.
He supports leaders who are slightly nervous on stage in becoming totally TED-Worthy, confident, relaxed,  and influential.
He also supports excellent communicators who want to take the next level for themselves.

Find his bestselling book at Amazon: Your Amazing Itty Bitty Guide to Being TED-Worthy: 15 Essential Secrets of Successful Speaking Based in Human Neurobiology.

You can learn more about John and his work here:


Ken Eslick is an Entrepreneur, Author, Podcaster, Tony Robbins Trainer, Life Coach, Husband of 35+ Years, and Grandfather. Ken currently spends his time as the President & Founder of The Leaders Lab where he and his team focus on Senior Leadership Acquisition. They get founders the next level C-Suite Leaders they need to go from being an Inc. Magazine 5000 fastest growing company to $100,000,000 + in revenue.

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