Thank you for your hard work!

If you have any questions please email me at joshua@1221.blue or visit joshuadavi.es. I can also be reached on LinkedIn. Remember: we have a number of briefings on a variety of public speaking topics- if one area interests you, please feel free to ask. Here is one example file on breathing: Voice Power.

RESOURCES:  

Public speaking clubs around the world: toastmasters.org The cheapest and best place to improve your speaking!

 

My two favorite impromptu speaking links are: are:https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/matt-abrahams-tips-techniques-more-confident-compelling-presentations and this recorded Stanford session—  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAnw168huqA.

Good short videos on impromptu:

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FMB6xtQdjM
  • https://www.youtube.com/user/impromptuguru
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rs7KkmvTN0o

Good short articles on Q&As: 

    • https://hbr.org/2014/08/four-ways-to-fix-the-qa-session/
    • http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/ld/resources/presentations/questions
    • http://www.skillsyouneed.com/present/presentation-questions.html
    • https://www.proedgeskills.com/Presentation_Skills_Articles/difficult_questions.htm

    TED Talks on presenting: 

    Get better at speaking!

    • Speaking Anxiety: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZH5GpdMmIO8
    • Gestures: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53HTS-gxD9w
    • Being an expert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENLZfjLoPEY
    • Impromptu  speaking: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAnw168huqA
    • Pronunciation/Voice drills (so many!): https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=vocal+warm+up+exercises+for+speaking
    • Body language in general: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFLjudWTuGQ

    Suggested Books: A small sampling of our favorite books.

    • Honest Signals (the science of body language and voice)
    • Made to Stick
    • The Extreme Presentation Method
    • The Secret Language of Leadership: How Leaders Inspire Action Through Narrative

    Sentiment Analysis Tools (for analyzing audience):