What you'll learn
- Avoid the vocabulary and the common habits that suck power from your speaking
- Master the foundations of power in speaking
- Experiment with the tools in your vocal toolbox: accent, register, timbre, prosody, pace, pitch, space and volume
- Target your speaking accurately and adapt it to situations and contexts
- Intermediate English
Have you ever had the experience that people won't listen to you? Would you like to be one of those people for whom people instinctively fall quiet and really listen, whose words carry real weight and impact? With this course, you can and will be like that!
Making ourselves heard is a challenge simply because most of us have never been trained to speak effectively.
Powerful Speaking covers an important set of skills. Whether you're teaching your child, closing a prospective client, asking for a raise from your boss or proposing marriage to your partner, what you say and the way you say it will determine the outcome.
Many factors contribute to how effectively you speak. We'll reveal all the secrets of content and delivery in this course – everything from vocabulary to intonation – in order to transform your power so that you will speak confidently, naturally and with conviction. My TED talk on powerful speaking has over 35 million views on TED's website alone, putting it in the top 10 TED talks of all time.
So join me on this Powerful Speaking course, which will give weight and authority to your words and leave you speaking so that people listen.
Who this course is for:
- Sales people
- Speakers and performers
- Business people
Julian Treasure is a sound and communication expert. His vision is for a world that listens consciously and speaks powerfully.
Julian is author of the books How to be Heard: Secrets for Powerful Speaking and Listening and Sound Business.
His five TED talks about sound and communication have been watched over 90 million times and his latest talk, How to speak so that people want to listen, is the sixth most watched TED talk of all time.
Julian is a media commentator on speaking and listening skills, and has been featured by the likes of TIME Magazine, The Economist, The BBC, and The Times.
Julian's company, The Sound Agency, works with major brands worldwide to improve the way they sound. Their pioneering methods have improved customer happiness, raised sales, and even lowered crime rates, and their work has made headlines internationally.