This talk came recommended to me by one of the brilliant technologists I am coaching. It is truly the power of excellent public speaking that you can watch, enjoy and learn, whether you work in … Continue reading 3 Reasons to watch this talk: Steve Chien
My challenge to you this month is to ask yourself… What makes a talk memorable? Think back through talks that you have watched. What sticks in your mind and why? Then consider one of your … Continue reading Make it Memorable
The speaker uses multiple audience interaction techniques throughout the talk, from engaging the audience physically during the opening and close of the talk, through to asking quick questions like, ‘Anybody remember their first day at … Continue reading 3 Reasons to watch this talk: Tania Katan
This month’s challenge might sound simple, but I have seen first-hand how hard it is for my brilliant speaker clients to do! So I dare you to do it, and do it again… My challenge … Continue reading Do it, I dare you!
This is such an engaging talk, packed with wonderful stories and lessons. Excellent use of ‘nested lists’ as a simple structure that then allows for great creativity. He tells us the 3 things that the … Continue reading 3 Reasons to watch this talk: Randy Pausch
My speaker challenge for you this month is based on a real-life challenge. I’ve been helping some of my conference speakers with this over the last couple of weeks and it’s been super useful. Here’s … Continue reading Pitch it
TED talks have become quite the phenomenon, with some of the top ones viewed millions of times online. For good reason. At their best we see superb examples of speakers sharing ‘an idea worth spreading’, … Continue reading 3 things speakers can learn from ‘TED Talks’ by Chris Anderson