The Speaking Club: Mastering the Art of Public Speaking
About This Show
If you want to have a laugh whilst learning how to increase your confidence and public speaking skills, for personal or business growth, then you have come to the right place. Discover tips, tricks and strategies on how to speak and pitch using humour and performance. Find out how to better connect with people’s pain points in a way that they will want to talk about and share, and get the low down on powering up your mind set. Sarah Archer, is a stand-up comedian, playwright, speaker and business woman. She is also author of ‘Cracking Speech Mate! – How to use humour to make you an amazing speaker’, and ‘Straight to the Top – How to create and deliver a killer elevator pitch’. Communicating with authenticity and power, influencing through copy, spoken word and body language, managing negative thoughts and anxiety, building authority and trust, story-telling and comedy secrets...oh and we’ll also cover focus and time management ‘cause Sarah has a mind like a butterfly! Join her for fun and aha moments.
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The Powerpoint Surgeon Will See You Now with Lee Jackson - 031
4 days ago
Lee Jackson is a Past President of the Professional Speaking Association, a motivational speaker, author and coach who knows his onions. He regularly coaches experts on how to design their slides in a way that connects with regular people. Speaking to teenagers and young adults, was a challenge that Lee conquered early on in his journey, and one which laid the foundation for the speaking and coaching success he enjoys today. He continues to give motivational talks in the education sector, alongside the keynotes he delivers in the corporate world, and his down to earth and playful style make sure he is very much in demand. This episode is jam packed with gems that will help you get more confident, get more engaging and generally get better at public speaking. What you’ll learn The key ingredient for talking to young people How to make sure your slides don’t suck! Pointers for sharing technical / complex information on slides for lay people. Why you should never share notes before you present. The importance of distilling your presentation down into core points. Why it’s important to challenge the system and culture within your organisation. The purpose of slides in your presentation. How humour, used appropriately, can build a bridge between you and your audience. Three tips for reducing speaking anxiety. How a routine can raise your speaking game. Why it’s important to get the balance right in your preparation. How breaking your presentation down into chunks can help with your preparation and practice. Why you should always try to get objective feedback on your talk and your slides from more experienced speakers. All things Lee Jackson: http://www.leejackson.biz Get Good at Public Speaking Book Resources* Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill (Original) Nancy Duarte – Slideology Book Thanks for listening! To share your thoughts: leave a comment below. Share this show on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. To help the show out: Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and review really help get the word out and I read each one. Subscribe on iTunes. *(please note if you use my link I get a small commission, but this does not affect your payment)