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Wear something that makes you feel good, and rehearse your talk in that clothing. Ensure it is comfortable and you feel confident wearing it.
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Avoid sales pitches or talks that focus on what your organization does.
For the visuals, No slides = better than bad slides. For each slide, convey just one idea and remember that less is more. For photos, have them take up the entire slide. Use only one typeface and 3 fonts throughout the ...
Have a mantra to keep you focused on why your talk counts, “This idea matters.”
Five minutes before your talk, breathe, do push-ups, and drink water. Remember the power of vulnerability. If you screw up, say, “Oops, sorry, a little nervous here.” Look at the audience for sympathetic and en...
Our minds co-evolved with storytelling, a byproduct of fire; elders were often the best storytellers that helped us imagine, dream, and understand the minds of others.
Stories are easy to follow, and they give us the ability to understand complex ideas and understand imagined realities. Ad...
You have three options: write out a full script, write out a structure, or go unscripted.
With a script, it’s sometimes difficult to translate written words into a talk. You also don’t want to sound too rehearsed, so if you go with a script, you need to fully master your me...
Enhance your persuasion by offering a counterintuitive idea that convinces the audience that their worldview isn’t exactly right. If you can effectively prime people, add humour, and leverage anecdotes, you will increase your chances of success.
Script the opening minute and the closing lines. These are the most important parts of the talk. Use good images and stories to ignite curiosity and reflection. How people remember something is largely influenced by how it ends.
Zoom out to the vision of your talk. Show the possibilities that your idea unlocks. Have a clear call to action to help people engage with your idea or pay it forward. Paint a vision of what the world looks like when the idea spreads.
While there are many time-tested principles of public speaking, don’t be afraid to do things differently. Show your unique style and character. Challenge the norms. At the very least, be interesting.
It also helps to believe in what you are talking about.
Rehearsals help shape the talk. Ask for advice on clarity, tone, variety, and examples.
Structure: One potential structure for your talk: introduction, context, main concepts, practical applications, conclusion.
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It’s essential to feel confident and comfortable in the clothing you wear. Ditch the seasonal trends and style labels, discover your style and create unique looks you love.
An authentic and timeless wardrobe should reflect your personality and make you feel most like yourself. Ask...
You always have the power to choose your thoughts. When we're afraid, we focus on the negative thoughts, when in reality there are so many other positive thoughts that can support you.
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What you wear affects how you feel.
Wear the clothes in your closet that makes you feel pretty and confident.
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