Boost YourPublic Speaking Skills!         Marc Jadoul         June 25th, 2012.        All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul...
10 worst fears in the US1.    Speaking in front of a group2.    Heights3.    Insects and bugs4.    Financial problems5.   ...
Public speaking is theprocess of speakingto a group of peoplein a structured,deliberate mannerintended to inform,influence...
Some common pitfalls• Weak story, no structure• Too long, too much detail• No message, no call for action• Great content, ...
A good story is like a delicious dish.It follows a recipe with a fewingredients that all blend together.                  ...
Aristotle’s rhetorical triangle                                              Credibility                                  ...
A ttention  I nterest D esire( E vidence )  A ction   All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul   7
Building a message house      Umbrella Statement   Key          Key                                 Key Message      Messa...
C allF orA ction All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul   9
DiscussionWhat would be a good storyline to present and promote the  Euro-Africa Youth Summit? Think about your Umbrella S...
W hat’sInItF orM e?All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul   11
Audience power map  Expert             Influencer                                      DeciderAuthority/expertise         ...
Discussion  How would you respond to  the needs or these different       audience styles?Imagine how each of them could be...
The average attention            span of an adult is              18 minutes.            Keep your talk short           or...
Guy Kawasaki’s 10-20-30 rule     10         slides     20         minutes     30         point fonts                      ...
Most people decide within the first8 seconds of a presentation whether  the speaker is worth listening to.   Good morning....
P assionA uthorityT rustworthinessH umility    All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul   17
Only 7% of a message is conveyed      by actual words or content.38% is transmitted by tone of voice and volume of speech....
Exercise    Repeat the phrase below with    emphasis on different words.Does it change meaning of what you are saying?    ...
ExerciseSay it with (subtle) body language…  Think about when you were in school and a teachercould make you understand so...
Always be aware ofpossible cultural differences          All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul   21
Want to read more?     All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul   22
Want to keep in touch?    marc.jadoul@alcatel-lucent.com  http://www.linkedin.com/in/mjadoul  http://www.facebook.com/jado...
Thank You                  and…Don’t back away from passion!           All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul   24
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  1. 1. Boost YourPublic Speaking Skills! Marc Jadoul June 25th, 2012. All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 1
  2. 2. 10 worst fears in the US1. Speaking in front of a group2. Heights3. Insects and bugs4. Financial problems5. Deep water6. Sickness7. Death8. Flying9. Loneliness10. Dogs Peoples Almanac, Book of Lists All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 2
  3. 3. Public speaking is theprocess of speakingto a group of peoplein a structured,deliberate mannerintended to inform,influence, or entertainthe listeners.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_speaking All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 3
  4. 4. Some common pitfalls• Weak story, no structure• Too long, too much detail• No message, no call for action• Great content, boring speaker• Right audience, wrong pitch All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 4
  5. 5. A good story is like a delicious dish.It follows a recipe with a fewingredients that all blend together. The result is a creation that keeps the audience asking for more. All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 5
  6. 6. Aristotle’s rhetorical triangle Credibility • Trustworthiness or reputation • Tone/style Ethos • Emotional or • Reasoning or imaginative argumentation impact Pathos Logos • Facts, figures, • Stories case studiesEmotion Logic http://sixminutes.dlugan.com/ethos-pathos-logos/ All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 6
  7. 7. A ttention I nterest D esire( E vidence ) A ction All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 7
  8. 8. Building a message house Umbrella Statement Key Key Key Message Message Message Foundation Burson-Marsteller All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 8
  9. 9. C allF orA ction All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 9
  10. 10. DiscussionWhat would be a good storyline to present and promote the Euro-Africa Youth Summit? Think about your Umbrella Statement, Key Message(s) and Call for Action. How would you use the AIDEA rule to structure your presentation? All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 10
  11. 11. W hat’sInItF orM e?All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 11
  12. 12. Audience power map Expert Influencer DeciderAuthority/expertise Spectator Controller Layman Low Decision power High All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 12
  13. 13. Discussion How would you respond to the needs or these different audience styles?Imagine how each of them could behave during your presentation and Q&A? Decider – Influencer – Controller - Spectator All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 13
  14. 14. The average attention span of an adult is 18 minutes. Keep your talk short or make sure that the first minutes include any material that you want your audience to remember. http://bodylanguagelady.blogspot.com/2009/12/ attention-span-grabbing-your-audiance.htmlAll rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 14
  15. 15. Guy Kawasaki’s 10-20-30 rule 10 slides 20 minutes 30 point fonts http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2005/12/the_102030_rule.html All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 15
  16. 16. Most people decide within the first8 seconds of a presentation whether the speaker is worth listening to. Good morning... I am so glad that I got the opportunity to speak here in front of this audience... Thank you... It’s really a pleasure to be here today, blah, blah, ... All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 16
  17. 17. P assionA uthorityT rustworthinessH umility All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 17
  18. 18. Only 7% of a message is conveyed by actual words or content.38% is transmitted by tone of voice and volume of speech. The other 55% is delivered through non-verbal means. Albert Mehrabian, “Silent Messages” All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 18
  19. 19. Exercise Repeat the phrase below with emphasis on different words.Does it change meaning of what you are saying? I didn’t say it was your fault. I didn’t say it was your fault. I didn’t say it was your fault. I didn’t say it was your fault. I didn’t say it was your fault. I didn’t say it was your fault. I didn’t say it was your fault. All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 19
  20. 20. ExerciseSay it with (subtle) body language… Think about when you were in school and a teachercould make you understand something with just a look. “You bother me.” “You get on my nerves.” “You anger me.” “You disappoint me.” “You are joking.” All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 20
  21. 21. Always be aware ofpossible cultural differences All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 21
  22. 22. Want to read more? All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 22
  23. 23. Want to keep in touch? marc.jadoul@alcatel-lucent.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/mjadoul http://www.facebook.com/jadoulm All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 23
  24. 24. Thank You and…Don’t back away from passion! All rights reserved © 2012 M. Jadoul 24
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