Storytelling secrets for public speaking


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Learn the secrets to telling effective and captivating stories for powerful public speaking and presentations.

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Akash is also champion speaker and has won over 40 public speaking championships, including the prestigious titles of: JCI 2012 Hong Kong Champion of Public Speaking, Toastmasters International Division K Impromptu Speaking Champion and has been ranked as one of the Top 10 Speakers in Asia Pacific. This means that you will be learning from a well-known public speaking expert.

More importantly, you will walk away from Akash's coaching as more confident,dynamic and engaging presenters and debater. You will learn proven tools, techniques and processes you can apply immediately to your presentations and debates to become twice as good as when you first came in.

What Qualifies Akash to Teach You Public Speaking/Presentation Skills/Interview Skills?
Here are just a couple of Akash's major qualifications, awards and achievements which make him the right choice for you.

Akash is the:

2012 JCI Hong Kong Champion of Public Speaking. You will be learning from one of the best speakers and trainers in Hong Kong. You will learn the techniques that allowed Akash to go from a boring to a brilliant speaker.

Named one of the Top 10 Speakers In Asia Pacific. Akash has been ranked as one of the top 10 speakers in Asia Pacific, which means that you will be coached by someone who can provide you with useful, valuable and proven tools and techniques and really help you improve your presentations, overcome your nervousness and become an engaging, exciting and entertaining speaker.

Hong Kong Impromptu Speaking Champion (Toastmasters International Division K). You will learn the techniques that allowed Akash to become an award-winning speaker.

Studied with many of the World Champions of Public Speaking. Akash has spent thousands of dollars in coaching with many of the World Champions of Public Speaking, which means that you will pick up tools that are literally worth thousands of dollars.

Author of 5 books on public speaking: Akash has written five books on public speaking.

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Storytelling secrets for public speaking

  1. 1. STORYTELLING SECRETS: How to Tell Stories that Captivate Your AudienceRonald Reagan was a master communicator because he knew how to tellgreat stories.The essence of public speaking is to:Tell a Story, Make a PointBut what exactly makes a great story?How do you tell good stories that captivate your audience members?What kind of stories should you include your speeches and presentations?In this 3 minute storytelling tutorial, you will pick up the 5 essentialelements for telling great stories (I learned this storytelling modelfrom Craig Valentine, the 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking)To summarize the storytelling “formula”:1. Your Story Must Have CharactersWho are the main characters in your story?Give a hint about what your main characters look like so audiencemembers can visualize the characters.2. Your Story Must Have a ConflictCreated by Akash Karia
  2. 2. Throw your main characters into a conflict. The conflict is the hook of the story. Without the conflict, you don’t have a story! 3. Your Story Must Have a Cure The conflict needs to be solved in some way. What’s the cure that solves the conflict? The cure should help audience members overcome the conflicts they may be facing in their own lives. 4. Characters Must Change as a Result of the Conflict What personality/ attitude shifts do your characters undergo as a result of having overcome the conflict? How do they see the world differently as a result of having been through the conflict? 5. Your Story Must Have a Carry Out Message The essence of public speaking is to “tell a story and make a point?” What’s the point of your story? What’s the one thing you want your audience members to remember from your story/speech/presentation? This is your Carry-out message that audience members will go home with. So, here’s the storytelling model. If you want to tell stories in your presentations and speeches, make sure your stories include the following five elements: Characters Conflict Cure Change Carry-out Message Created by Akash Karia
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