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Imagine yourself speaking as effectively to voters as FDR, Kennedy or Clinton. You can learn the secrets of speaking with passion and substance, to live audiences and the media.
Learn to win votes every time you open your mouth.
This course is specifically for Democratic candidates running for public office in the United States. Candidates will earn how to develop a stump speech, hold press conferences, speak to live audiences and the media. Additionally, they will learn how to defend themselves form Republican attacks. The course will cover every aspect of developing messages, answering reporters' questions and speaking in sound bites. You will learn how to be a better candidate through this course. You will learn all the essential elements of media training, public speaking and presentation training.
Course updated on July 23, 2015
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TJ Walker has more than 100,000 course enrollments from more than 14,000 online students around the globe.
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|Section 1: Before We Start, Here is How to Get the Most Out of This Course|
Before We Start, Here is the #1 Tip to Improving Your Communication SkillsPreview
Who is TJ Walker?
Please Introduce Yourself
$10,000 Guarantee This Course Will Make You a Better CommunicatorPreview
7 Steps For Getting the Most Out of this Course
Your Questions Will Be Answered Here, In Video
|Section 2: Win Votes Every Time You Speak|
Tell Voters How Their Lives Will Benefit If You Are ElectedPreview
The Nature of Scorpions and Republicans
You Must Make the Case Why an Incumbent Should Be FiredPreview
|Section 3: The Secret to Being a Charismatic Public Speaker|
How to Give a Great, Not a Good SpeechPreview
Developing a Stump Speech that Voters Love and You Won't Get Sick Of
Brainstorm Every Topic and Message for Your Speech
How to start a speech
What is Your Water Cooler Message?
You Must Communicate with the Head and the Heart
Spell Out Benefits for Your Audience
Don't Make Your Speech a Data Dump
Writing a Speech
How Many Points Should Your Presentation Cover?
Magical Phrase for Every Speech
How to Start a Speech with an Icebreaker
What to Do if You Don't Like Your Voice
How to Speak with ConfidencePreview
How to Give a Formal Speech
How to Put Your Audience at Ease
How to Close a Speech
How to Pace a Speech
How to Prepare a Speech
Tell 'em what I'm gonna tell 'em, tell 'em
Public Speaking Rules You Should Never Break
How can I find out whether my presentation worked
Should I Rehearse My Speech and for how long?
How to Eliminate Nervousness for public speaking
How Not to be like Rick Perry
What to Do if You're Losing Your Audience
How to Handle a Heckler
How to Handle Questions from the Audience
Should I read my speech so that I don't make any mistakes?
How do I remember what to say in a presentation?
How to Prepare and Use Notes in a Speech
How to Stop Saying Um and Ah when You Speak
Why You Should Never Memorize a Speech
How to Make a Speech Powerful and Persuasive
How to Speak in Front of a Big Crowd
What if You are asked a question You Can't Answer?
Should I warn my audience I will be boring?
A Positive Attitude for Public Speaking
If my allotted speaking time is cut, what should I eliminate?
How to Move around while Making a Speech
How to Make Eye Contact with Your Audience
How to to Use a Teleprompter
How to Give a Motivational Speech
How to Sound Conversational in a Speech
How to Recover from Making a Mistake in a Speech
How to Make Prepared Remarks as Good as Your Q and A
What to Do with Your Hands when Making a Speech Public Speaking
Have a Public Speaking Improvement Plan
How to Use a Lectern or Podium When Giving a Speech
|Section 4: Public Speaking - How to Tell Stories|
Stories Are the Most Important Part of Great Speeches
Message Drives Stories
What is the setting for Your Story?
What Characters and Conflicts are in Your Story?
Your Speaking Stories Must Contain Dialogue
Share Your Emotions When telling Your Stories
Your Story Must have a Resolution
Don't Tell Stories, Instead Re-Live Stories
What are Your Speech Goals?
Public Speaking Conclusion
|Section 5: Speaking to the Media|
Dealing with the Media
Responding to Attacks
|Section 6: Media Training - How to Look Your Best on Camera|
How to Look Your Best on TV Overview
How to Apply Makeup for TV Interviews
How to Sit for TV Interviews
How to Smile for TV Interviews
How to Move Your Head for Video Interviews
How to Use Your Eyes During a TV Interview
How to Move Your Body for TV Interviews
How to Move Your Hands for TV Interviews
How to Sit in Your Chair for TV Interviews
How to Stand for TV Interviews
How to Dress for TV Interviews
|Section 7: Media Training - Messaging|
How to Frame a Media Message
A Media Message Answers all Basic Questions
Media Messages Must be Interesting to Reporters
Media Messages Must Resonate with Media Audience
Your Media Message Needs to Benefit You
Three is the Perfect Number of Media Messages
Media Messages using a Venn Diagram
Have a Positive Media Message
Add Quantifiable Results to Your Media Message
What Problem are you solving?
|Section 8: Media Training - How to Answer Questions|
TJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting public speaking training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, US Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament .
Walker has more than 100,000 online course enrollments and more than 16,000 online students.
His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today # 1 Bestseller, as well as a Wall Street Journal, and Business Week Bestseller.
Walker is also the author of "Media Training AZ" and "Media Training Success."
Currently, Walker is the host of the #1 rated daily TV/Radio/Podcast show devoted exclusively to public speaking and media training (Syndicated on iTunes, YouTube, Daily Motion, Vimeo, Flickr and Facebook) "Speaking with TJ Walker" is heard and viewed seven days a week around the world.
In 2009, Walker set the Guinness Book of World Records for Most Talk Radio Appearances ever in a 24 hour period.
Walker has also served as a former President of the National Speakers Association, New York City.
Walker was a merit scholar at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude.
What others say:
“TJ Walker's single-minded devotion to presentation has made him the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and media." Bob Bowdon, Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television
“TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world." Stu Miller, Viacom News Producer
(TJ Walker's Media Training Worldwide) “The world's leading presentation and media training firm." Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor