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TEDx Course


Journey to the Red Circle

An online course designed to shorten the distance between you

and your place on the TEDx stage

Have you been thinking about giving a TEDx talk but don't know where to start?

Have you watched other people take the TEDx stage and thought to yourself -

I have a story to tell – that should be me!

What's holding you back?

How do you get invited to give a TEDx talk?

Are you ready?

I have a way to measure your motivation to take this journey and if you’re a high scorer, I have a way for you to get the rest of the way.


Get on the waiting list now!

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If you’re on this page it’s because you have a burning desire to give a TEDx talk.


You’re someone with a great idea and you know you should be sharing it with the world but you still haven’t been invited.

If you want to get selected, you need to know what the organizers are looking for 

You need to know what will separate your application from the pack

It’s the words on your application that will either get organizers to read to the end or hit delete. It’s the words in your video that will either make organizers lean in and listen closer to the idea you spent months agonizing over or disqualify you right out of the gate.

In short, your video and written application need to make a convincing case to pick you instead of someone else.

But if you want to be successful, you need to know more than that

You need to know the format, the process and the pitfalls

There is nothing more valuable than the confidence that comes from knowing your idea and application are in pristine condition and ready to be shared.

If you want to be the applicant who is confident in their approach or the person who never again has to worry if their application is adequate after they hit submit, it’s not enough to know a little bit about the application process and hope for the best.

You need to master it

I’m not talking about the kind of mastery you may be thinking about, not the thousand dollar investment that takes over your entire life only to be disappointed when the invitation doesn’t come.

You don’t need that kind of stress but rather what you need is a firm foundation of how the system works so you can rinse and repeat it to your own successful outcome.

You need to master the key aspects of the process to increase your transition from applicant to speaker.

So here’s the deal:

Journey to the Red Circle is your personal invitation to become the TEDx speaker you know you should be.

But beyond that it’s your invitation to never endure another sleepless night stressing out about the worthiness of your application and idea or the countless what if’s that haunt every applicant after they hit submit.

It's Your Ticket to Confidence


Kanye level confidence


Beyonce level confidence


Marie O'Malley level confidence

OK, that's my mom who, in her day was a very confident woman.

You get the point!

On this page you’ll see exactly what you’re getting in Journey to the Red Circle.


It’s the only program that gives you an entire road map from finding an event to honing your idea to putting together an application that gets noticed and then walks you through delivery and marketing your success.​

There are two modules devoted to the application process, whether you find an application online or not and the exact template you can use to get noticed.

I’m even sharing the exact video script that will combine everything the organizers want to hear and have you come in on time!

It’s the most practical and complete TEDx training for anyone with a big idea, professional or not.

How will I learn?

  • Ten video lessons

  • Ten separate audio lessons if you prefer

  • A step by step workbook with exercises designed to help you apply what you’ve learned

  • A bonus e-book with advice from previous TEDx speakers to help you in your journey (This is a game changer!)

While seven modules may seem like a lot, Journey to the Red Circle isn’t something you need to take time out of your busy day to master.

There are audio lessons you can tune into while driving, jogging or strolling up and down the supermarket aisles.

Or you can binge watch like a new season of The Crown. (Love it!)


Learn at your own pace in the privacy of your own home

In Journey to the Red Circle, you will learn everything you need to not only land a TEDx talk but deliver it successfully.

You'll walk away with a plan to identify the best talk for you, proven guidelines on how to submit a stellar application, including the exact video script and strategic tips to not only prepare your talk but deliver it well.

And you’ll learn a framework for pitching and structuring your talk that can be used over and over again.

Here’s just some of what we cover:

  • Locating the best venue for your talk (Not all TEDx talks are created equal)

  • Tips to submit a stellar application even if you can’t find one

  • How to hone you big idea worth spreading

  • What to include in your video (including the exact script)

  • Different preparation techniques to internalize your message giving you the onstage confidence you deserve

  • A six week guideline of tasks that need to be completed BEFORE you take the stage


Each module walks you through the entire process in a step-by-step fashion so by the time you’re finished you will have a talk in hand ready for prime time.

And if that’s not enough, there’s this:

If you’ve ever watched TEDx talks and wished you could have a conversation with the speaker, this bonus section will be a game changer for you!

Straight from the Source contains heartfelt advice from sixteen TEDx speakers designed to help you learn from their mistakes, shorten your learning curve and take your place on the red circle.

Here’s what you get when you sign up:

  • A detailed course you can rely on to help you write the best possible application the moment you find the event that’s right for you

  • The ability to hit submit with confidence and crush your chances of moving your application to the top of the pack because you know exactly what to say

  • The confidence that comes from knowing you have invested every second of your time and effort  into the kind of work that will get you the ultimate outcome, a place on the red circle

  • Less time procrastinating and stressing out about the worthiness of your application

  • An invitation to join thousands of speakers around the world who can ask the question “Have you seen my TEDx talk?”            


If you’ve read down this far, you’re already committed, you’re in the game and may have already spent countless hours researching and writing.


And you can’t figure out what’s going wrong.

The reason applying is so hard and success is so rare is because so much has to go right for that invitation to take place.

You feel really good about your idea but what is that worth if you don’t get invited to share it with the world? What’s the point if you’re being rejected over and over again?

The application you have today won’t get you the result

you want tomorrow!

So, what will this cost me?


Investing in any program is a little bit scary but what’s scarier -


investing in a program that costs less than the dinner bill for four people or wasting countless hours applying to TEDx events without putting your best foot forward?

What’s the cost of the sinking feeling that after all your time and effort, no one has even read your application or cares about what you have to say?

How much is not being on the TEDx stage costing you?  What dollar amount do you put on lost opportunities?

You can’t hit undo on a bad application!

When I was preparing for my TEDx talk, I found some courses online that cost up to $10,000. What? Yes, a six month online course that cost $10,000 – crazy!

I found other coaches who were willing to give an hour of their time via zoom for $950. Better than $10,000 but still it’s only an hour. What happens after that?

I get it, you’re willing to invest in yourself but there’s a limit. That’s why it was important to me to price my course in an affordable range. The last thing you need while preparing for your TEDx talk is more stress!

Your $297 investment will get you:

  • Step by step video instructions to find, apply and rock your TEDx talk.

  • If you’re an audio learner, there will be separate audio files.

  • You’ll get an interactive guide with exercises designed to help you apply what you’ve learned.

  • And as an added bonus, you’ll receive a separate ebook with heartfelt advice from previous TEDx speakers who have been where you want to be and are sharing their best advice with you.

If you’re not sending out every application with absolute confidence that it’s going to convert into an opportunity to be seen, you’re being complicit in holding yourself back from sharing your message with the world.

You have all the details you need to make a confident decision; everything you need to help you turn your big idea into extreme execution.

If you decide to take this journey, I can’t wait to partner with you to make this the smartest most profitable investment you have ever made!

Your TEDx talk will be online forever!

​Start your journey today

Let Dr. O’Malley help you step onto the red circle with your best foot forward!

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