[A]s my longtime blog readers will already know, I am a big fan of TED.com. It is an incredible website filled with videos of brilliant short presentations on all topics imaginable. This should be a regularly visited site for all preachers in America.
A friend recently sent me the following presentation where someone has gone through all of the previous TED talks and figured out the analysis of what the best rated ones have in common (and how that affects the creation of the perfect presentation).
Here is an example of the physical attributes needed to have a highly rated talk:
I guess the moral of the story is that the next time you speak you should grow out your hair, wear glasses, and make sure to dress up!