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Making Public Speaking Easy

  1. 1. Praveen Gupta Making Public Speaking Easy
  2. 2. Today’s Objectives <ul><li>Exchange experiences of public speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Fears of public speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Demystifying public speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Do’s of public speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Don’ts of public speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy public speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Entertaining the audience </li></ul><ul><li>Leaving fans behind </li></ul><ul><li>Next speech… next steps </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Public Speaking?
  4. 4. What is Public Speaking? University of Celaya…
  5. 5. What is Public Speaking?
  6. 6. Why Public Speaking? <ul><li>Your turn… ( intentionally left blank) </li></ul><ul><li>Broadening your potential client base </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing yourself as an expert </li></ul><ul><li>Be seen as more human and more “approachable” </li></ul><ul><li>Giving customers the chance to ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>Getting additional publicity for your work </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why Public Speaking Dangerous? <ul><li>Your turn… (intentionally left blank) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Famous Public Speakers
  9. 9. Famous Public Speakers
  10. 10. Speaker vs. Artist Speakers Artists
  11. 11. An Artist and a Speaker
  12. 12. Great Public Speakers!
  13. 13. What is Public Speaking? <ul><li>Your turn… ( intentionally left blank) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Getting Ready <ul><li>Target </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject matter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose of the presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target audience expectation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepare… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audience background, room layout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio visual tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your presentation method, style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice/Rehearsal </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Deliver the Presentation <ul><li>Perform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Know your audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work the room </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deliver your best </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No perfect presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Progress… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make real-time adjustments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get the audience feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify areas for improvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make adjustments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give your next presentation </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Tips for Public Speaking <ul><li>Do your homework </li></ul><ul><li>Organize </li></ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Take notes </li></ul><ul><li>Use visual aides </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipate questions </li></ul><ul><li>Ask about the facility </li></ul><ul><li>Look the part </li></ul><ul><li>Your audience is human too </li></ul><ul><li>Breathe </li></ul>
  17. 17. Trips of Public Speaking? <ul><li>Starting with a whimper </li></ul><ul><li>Attempting to imitate other speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Failing to “work” the room </li></ul><ul><li>Failing to use relaxation techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Reading a speech word for word </li></ul><ul><li>Using someone else’s stories </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking without passion </li></ul><ul><li>Ending a speech with questions and answers </li></ul><ul><li>Failing to prepare </li></ul><ul><li>Failing to recognize that speaking is an acquired skill </li></ul>
  18. 18. Be a Speaker and Artist
  19. 19. Is an Artist a Public Speaker?
  20. 20. About Today’s Speaker <ul><li>Praveen Gupta </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An engineer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An author </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speaker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Musician </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Actor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photographer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thought leader </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Be a Public Speaker! <ul><li>Yes, </li></ul><ul><li>you can! </li></ul><ul><li>Inspire </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation! </li></ul>
  22. 22. Your Plan to Speak <ul><li>What one thing you would do different starting today? </li></ul><ul><li>When can you give your next presentation? </li></ul>
  23. 23. Summary <ul><li>We are all public speakers, just need more practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Praveen Gupta </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tel: (847) 884-1900 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] or gupta@iit.edu </li></ul></ul>

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