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Public Speaking for Geeks: improve your career!

  1. 1. Public Speaking for Geeks: how to change your career LORENZO.BARBIERI@MICROSOFT.COM WWW.LINKEDIN.COM/IN/GENIODELMALE
  2. 2. What’s your standard? Will you regret it in some years?
  3. 3. There is no «public speaking» chromosome
  4. 4. Start directly with the VALUE Tell a story • That shows VALUE Ask a question • That uncovers VALUE Go around the table • Always keep control Arouse curiosity • Bill Gates released mosquitoes Lorenzo Barbieri
  5. 5. Use the conference template if and when it makes sense!
  6. 6. You MUST be among people, also when you’re on stage!
  7. 7. Tell me 5 things!
  8. 8. Keep the energy high Especially for long sessions or courses!
  9. 9. What about introverts?
  10. 10. Fight or flight? Is it really a bad thing?
  11. 11. Are you sure fear is innate?
  12. 12. «Just try to be yourself» is a bad advice!
  13. 13. Learn from the best speakers! School didn’t help…
  14. 14. Nutella! Arrive early and familiarize yourself with the room One hand on your stomach and breathe with your diaphragm Cognitive defusion and Expansion (ACT) Rituals, relax and power posing Book:
  15. 15. NEVER learn a presentation by heart! Eeehhh… Uhm… You know…
  16. 16. You need to memorize ONLY the beginning and the end of the presentation!
  17. 17. If you don’t remember something important, put it on the slide, don’t hide it in the notes!
  18. 18. Did you count how many stories I’ve just told you? Stories are the key, details will follow…
  19. 19. Where do you find your stories?
  20. 20. A typical story…
  21. 21. …isn’t it?
  22. 22. Emotions pave the way to memories! Details will fade away without a good story!
  23. 23. Ok… so slides are not important?
  24. 24. Use Powerpoint, Keynote, Prezi, PDF, etc. DON’T let them use you! • This is an horrible slide! • Blah blah blah blah • Blah blah blah blah • • Even more blah blah blah • Bullet Points are like real «bullets» THEY KILL PEOPLE!!!
  25. 25. Three types of «requisites»: • if you don’t have them, it’s a big problem •MUST HAVE • the more, the better – limited only by available time/resources LINEAR • nobody expects them, big applause! WOW EFFECT
  26. 26. – - +39 02 365738.11 29
  27. 27. 30 There is no secret ingredient!!!
  28. 28. 31 Apart from my free book!!!
  29. 29. Now it’s your turn!!! Feedbacks? Questions? Many thanks!!! @_geniodelmale #publicspeaking #landingfestival
  30. 30. Resources Body Language: dy_language_shapes_who_you_are How do you write Rafal Lukawieki? Public speaking for quiet people - Dr Michelle Dickinson aka Nanogirl: h4