How to inspire as a speaker

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How to inspire as a speaker

  1. How
to
inspire
as
a
 speaker. Chris1an
Heilmann,
Speaking
Out,
London,
England,
10/02/2010
  2. Last
year
I
was
voted
most
 inspiring
speaker
in
the
 SlideShare
Zeitgeist
 compe11on.
  3. There
is
one
thing
that
I
 have
that
makes
this
 possible.
  4. Very
 dis1nc1ve
 hair. hHp://www.flickr.com/photos/intrana1on/563686526/ hHp://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/thehairofchris1anheilmann/
  5. Which
is
easy
to
achieve...
  6. Seriously,
though,
 my
secret
is
a
 different
one
‐
 having
a
different
 point
of
view.
  7. Find
the
story
to
tell
that
 makes
the
difference.
  8. Speaker Informa1on Audience
  9. Audience Informa1on Me
  10. Knowing
what
your
 audience
needs
is
the
most
 important
part
of
any
 presenta1on.
  11. The
main
thing
to
answer
 to
any
person
in
your
 audience
is: What is in it for me?
  12. Having
the
right
 mindset
as
a
 presenter
is
also
 very
important. hHp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vB0Vfi3v[Q
  13. How
can
you
get
to
this
 stage? 1) Know
your
stuff 2) Own
your
talk 3) Prac1ce 4) Prac1ce
some
more... 5) You
know
where
this
is
going...
  14. How
can
you
prac1ce?
  15. Loud
reading
in
different
 voices
is
great
training.
  16. Listening
to
audio
books
is
 great
training.
  17. Listening
to
yourself
is
very
 good
training. hHp://audacity.sourceforge.net/
  18. Powerpoint
Karaoke
is
a
 good
idea. •Karaoke •Karaoke •Karaoke •Karaoke
  19. Lightning
talks
are
a
great
 idea. 5
×
5
×
5
  20. Get
inspired
by
great
 examples.
  21. hHp://www.ted.com/
  22. hHp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OHVGgk1Qg0
  23. Things
you
should
avoid
at
 all
costs. 1) Imita1on. 2) Reading
your
slides. 3) Forgedng
the
story. 4) Blinging
it
up.
  24. One
last
quick
1p
about
 overcoming
the
fear
of
a
 large
audience.
  25. The
audience
is
as
afraid
of
 you
as
you
are
of
them.
 The
difference
is
how
they
 deal
with
it.
  26. Instead
of
seeing
a
crowd
 or
a
sea
of
faces,
pick
a
 new
person
to
talk
to
with
 every
part
of
your
story.
  27. hHp://developer‐evangelism.com/
  28. 
Chris1an
Heilmann 
hHp://wait‐1ll‐i.com
 Thanks! 
hHp://developer‐evangelism.com 
hHp://twiHer.com/codepo8




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