Imagine speaking confidently in any setting, being able to persuade your audience with charisma and skill. Is this possible for you? It is, if you're willing to learn and take action.
In this course, we cover the fundamentals of all successful public speaking, tips and tricks the best speakers use, tactics to overcome fear, and actionable next steps to get out there and start speaking. We also have interviews with top young millennial speakers that are sharing their secrets of successful speaking with you.
Most courses about public speaking are taught by older people that are out of touch with the millennial generation. This is a course by younger people, for younger people. As a millennial, public speaking is such a powerful skill to have as so few of your peers will be able to speak the way you can. The opportunities that come with this skillset are endless!
Thank you for joining our course on public speaking for millennials!
In this short introductory video we tell you what to expect from the course.
In this video, you'll learn about how learning public speaking will empower you to:
Public speaking is an essential skill to have for every entrepreneur out there. In this lecture, we go into some of the reasons why, including:
This video explains how you can use your skills as a public speaker to:
There are three main types of speeches that you are likely to use.
Without knowing them you will have trouble planning an effective speech and discussing your performance with others who can help you improve.
Fear is an emotion that even the best public speakers feel. In the video, we talk about how the most effective speakers deal with that fear. Hint: Mindfulness and experience are important pieces of the puzzle!
If you don't understand your audience you are going to lose their attention very quickly! This video describes what to think about while preparing your speech so that you can keep them engaged.
After watching this video you will be ready to:
In this video, we dive into body language, which is actually 55% of all communication (language is only 7%!) This is an essential topic to master, as no matter how good your content is, if you don't have good body language during your speech, it will fall flat.
Um... Err... But... All of these 'filler words' make you sound unprofessional on stage and make it clear that you are a new speaker. You'll want to eliminate these mistakes from your speeches as soon as possible. Watch this video to learn how!
Emotional engagement is the fuel to the fire of a powerful speech. If you don't care about what you're talking about, the audience can tell. In this video, we show you how to engage your emotions in your speeches.
Your voice can keep an audience engaged, or put them to sleep...
Depending on your tone you can show strength, or weakness...
Watch this video to learn how to manage your voice and keep listeners hanging on your every word!
The human mind loves stories. We go into the structure of an engaging story, and talk about why stories are essential to a memorable speech.
Making eye contact with your audience keeps people engaged with your message. Do it the wrong way, however, and you can appear weak. Or worse... creepy!
In this video we describe how to use eye contact to show strength, be more convincing, and keep your listeners connected with your message.
Everyone makes mistakes, and as a public speaker, that can sometimes be hard to swallow. In this video, we talk about what the best mindsets and approaches are to making mistakes while public speaking.
Have you heard of the speaking trick called 'The Ball'? Most people have never heard of this technique, but we've all unknowingly seen it used by powerful politicians and CEOs. Watch this video and add this secret technique to your public speaking arsenal!
The pause is an underutilized trick which is in the arsenal of all quality speakers. Watch the video to find out how to use it to maximum effect!
A major mistake that new speakers make is assuming that, because they are on stage, they are the only person who should be heard. Droning on like a dry lecturer, their audience is half asleep before their speech is half over!
By engaging with your audience you can keep the energy high and share your message on a more personal level. This video reveals the best ways you can interact with your audience!
Chirag Kulkarni is a serial entrepreneur and international public speaker. He shares valuable wisdom and distills his extensive public speaking knowledge in these videos. Here are some links to his web presence:
In this video, Chirag talks about how public speaking has helped him in his life.
Chirag talks about why learning how to speak in public is so important for millennials.
Chirag talks about the most important skill to have when speaking in public.
Chirag is speaking from lots of experience when he teaches us, in detail, how to get paid lots of money to speak.
Chirag talks about why confidence is so key to public speaking.
Chirag gives his highly memorable "C-C-E" formula to a successful speech. Knowing this formula is pivotal to creating powerful speeches.
When we were learning to speaking public, Conrad Cheeks was the president of the Toastmasters Club that we were active members of. As president of Toastmasters, Conrad was able to lead the club to becoming a "Distinguished Club." Conrad has been speaking for years and has great advice to share in these videos. In this video, Conrad talks about how public speaking helps him in his life.
As president of the Northeastern University Toastmasters Club for years, Conrad has seen many dozens of millennials go through his club. In this video, Conrad talks about how Toastmasters can help speakers at any level of experience.
Conrad has seen Toastmasters Club members progress fast, and slow. In this video, he teaches us the way to become a skilled public speaker- fast.
Toastmasters International is a necessary resource for millennials who want to become effective public speakers. Here's why you should join and the what you can expect as a member. Get started as a new member by visiting www.toastmasters.org.
Want to get paid to speak? How would you like to share your passions with people who can help turn your dreams into reality? This video shares the top venues where you can be seen by people who matter.
Public speaking will have a massive effect on your career. It will help you position yourself as a leader in your field and prepare you for executive positions in any company. Also, have you seen how much you can be paid for a 1-hour talk?
No amount of reading will prepare you to be an effective public speaker without on-stage practice, but there are a few books that can drastically decrease the time you spend improving your skills. Watch this video to learn which books can shave years off of your learning curve!
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Lars King has worked at some of the world's highest impact companies, traveled to 24+ countries, given talks internationally, and started online businesses all by the age of 21. He has a passion for learning about and teaching topics that are not usually taught in school in a relatable, fun, and accessible way.
Nico is traveling the world fueled by his multiple location independent businesses. Just 21 years old, he is on a mission to empower others to gain the freedom to live wherever they want and work on projects they are passionate about.