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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!

Our slides and book: goo.gl/TOlixG

Our prep worksheet: Here.

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
  • Lower anxiety: http://kottke.org/16/07/turning-your-anxiety-into-excitement

The Power of Pausing:

  • http://sixminutes.dlugan.com/pause-speech/
  • http://www.write-out-loud.com/quick-and-easy-effective-tips-for-using-pauses.html
  • http://www.genardmethod.com/blog/silence-is-golden-how-to-use-pauses-effectively-in-public-speaking
  • http://www.fripp.com/the-importance-of-the-pause/
  • http://publicspeakingpower.com/use-pauses-during-your-public-speech/

 

More media training resources: A small sampling of our favorite sources.

  • Course on Lynda/LinkedIn Learning (many firms have free access): https://www.lynda.com/Business-Skills-tutorials/Media-Training/371727-2.html
  • 21 resources: http://www.mrmediatraining.com/2011/02/17/the-21-most-essential-media-training-links/
  • http://www.theprcoach.com/media-training/tips-resources/
  • http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/10_tips_to_help_you_ace_a_media_interview_14894.aspx
  • How to Talk in Sound Bites: http://www.forbes.com/sites/johnbaldoni/2014/05/14/how-to-speak-in-sound-bites/#7190301d17ea

More media training videos: A small sampling of our favorite videos of dos and dont's.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8DFEkT9IPk
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmtj6yhryF0
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1VFAaMXA_4
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVNSixVDcfE
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rRC7mZpF1s
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkIZAVKosrU
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEHgVQOL_8M

Suggested Books: A small sampling of our favorite books.

  • Media Interview Techniques: A Complete Guide to Media Training 
  • Made to Stick
  • The Secret Language of Leadership: How Leaders Inspire Action Through Narrative

Sentiment Analysis Tools (for analyzing reporters):