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Public Speaking For Geeks: Work from Home Edition!

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Speaking in public is not easy, especially for geeks, that tend to be too technical, or too shy, or too something...
Speaking in public REMOTELY is even worse.
In this session, we'll start with some basic tips, and we'll see how to dramatically improve our results using well-defined techniques.

Public speaking skills are not useful to conference speakers only, and everybody needs to improve them, especially geeks working from home!

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Public Speaking For Geeks: Work from Home Edition!

  1. 1. Public Speaking For Geeks: Work From Home Edition!
  2. 2. It’s not about you! Photo by Dev Asangbam on Unsplas
  3. 3. Start directly with the VALUE! Tell a story • That shows VALUE Ask a question • That uncovers VALUE Tell them why you’re there • Not only your title
  4. 4. Recorded sessions and Live sessions are completely different! Photo by Patrick Reichboth on Unspla
  5. 5. Don’t be afraid of «interruptions»…
  6. 6. If you don’t remember something, put it on the slide, not in the notes! Also if you have multiple monitors available! https://imgflip.com/i/s3kff
  7. 7. Memory is a bad ally! Photo by SpaceX on Unsplash Photo by Peony Beatrice on Unsplash
  8. 8. Pay attention to animations, transitions, and videos…
  9. 9. Beware of cultural differences! Photo by Vitaliy Lyubezhanin on Unsplash
  10. 10. Code of Conduct, Diversity & Inclusion •Is there a Code of Conduct (CoC)? • If not, WHY NOT? The speakers’ list is diverse enough? • Have they done everything to ensure a diverse speakers’ list? •Are you using an inclusive language? • He/she or singular they, boy/girl/person, etc.
  11. 11. Time is Limited! Use the Pareto’s Principle Photo by Austin Distel on Unspla
  12. 12. What about Introverts? Photo by jurien huggins on Unsplash
  13. 13. Did you count how many stories I’ve just told you? Photo by Ben White on Unsplash
  14. 14. Before we go…
  15. 15. Many thanks!!! Don’t forget my blog: //publicspeaking.dev Please send me feedbacks: lorenzo.barbieri@microsoft.com @_geniodelmale LinkedIn.com/in/geniodelmale Connect with me on LinkedIn

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