From Dan’s TEDx Talk to Yours: Valuable Lessons and TEDx Tips BLOG 92

Dan’s TEDx Talk: Breaking Free from Routine: How to Live a More Exciting Life!


Championing Student Success: Lessons from the Classroom

In my TEDx Talk I share championing student success and lessons from the classroom, and a crucial secret to success: fostering a growth mindset. As an educator, I learned that encouraging students to view challenges as opportunities for growth profoundly impacts their achievement. By emphasizing effort over innate ability and celebrating persistence, students develop resilience and a love for learning. This approach not only enhances academic performance but also equips students with the skills to navigate life’s challenges. Championing student success means creating an environment where curiosity thrives and mistakes are seen as stepping stones to mastery, ultimately unlocking their full potential.



TEDx Tips: Getting a TEDx Talk

To secure your own TEDx Talk, author a TED-style book that aligns with your idea and expertise. Writing a book not only reinforces your credibility but also helps clarify your message and establish you as a thought leader. A well-crafted book can attract attention from TEDx organizers, showcasing your ability to communicate complex ideas effectively. This approach demonstrates your commitment and passion, increasing your chances of being invited to share your insights on a TEDx stage.


TEDx Tips: Delivering a Great TEDx Talk

To maximize the impact of your TEDx Talk, share post-talk content. Create blogs, social media posts, videos, and articles that delve deeper into your topic. This extended content keeps the conversation going, reaches a broader audience, and reinforces your message. By engaging with your audience beyond the stage, you build a community around your idea, inspire further discussion, and sustain momentum. Post-talk content ensures your insights continue to resonate and drive change.



Dan Blanchard is an award-winning and bestselling author, TEDx Talk speaker, educator, and TV Host.

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