Chris Anderson on Public Speaking
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
Master 5 compelling ways to structure any talk
Understand how to use a throughline framework to connect sections of your talk and deliver a coherent, impactful message
Practice strategies to start your talk powerfully and get your audience on board
Understand techniques to conclude your talk masterfully and leave your audience with a clear take-away
Gain strategies to banish stage fright and successfully rehearse
A carefully crafted talk can be the key to evoking empathy, stirring excitement, spreading knowledge, and promoting a shared dream. As the Head of TED, Chris Anderson knows this firsthand. He’s had a ringside seat listening to hundreds of amazing TED speakers whose talks have been viewed millions of times.
In this course, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at what Chris has learned about using public speaking to share powerful ideas. He will walk you through real life examples of TED Talks that worked and also share firsthand stories of mistakes to avoid.
Whether you are an entrepreneur pitching a company, a nonprofit professional making a fundraising request, or teacher looking to captivate your students, this course will help you become a powerful public speaker capable of leaving a lasting impression.
SECTION 1: THE KEY ELEMENTS OF POWERFUL SPEAKING
SECTION 2: 5 TOOLS FOR SUCCESSFUL TALKS
SECTION 3: HOW TO BANISH YOUR FEAR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING AND SUCCESSFULLY REHEARSE
SECTION 4: WHY PUBLIC SPEAKING MATTERS MORE THAN EVER