How To Sound Smart While Saying Nothing

I was just discussing this dynamic with someone this week. A few words, gestures, timing – it can all add up. To nothing 🙂

At TEDxNewYork, Will Stephen sounds smart saying nothing.

It is virtuoso nonsense.

The professional comedian has studied many, many presentations to figure out just what makes a speaker sound brilliant (hint: it has a lot to do with tone, gestures and pauses) — even if their message is not.