When presenting, how can you make your audience feel?
In this episode of Talking Talks Bri speaks with stand-up comedian and behavioural scientist George Elerick.
We talk about how human universals can connect us with an audience, why it's good to start with the end in mind, George being an empathetic extrovert and huge fan of provocation, word choice and how to use behavioural science in presentations.
We struggled with a wobbly internet connection between LA and Melbourne for this one, so...
In this episode of Talking Talks Bri speaks with Dr. Sarah Glova.
We talk about the importance of a learning objective, how empathy underpins presentation design and delivery, co-facilitation in a virtual talk, use of silence and Sarah's unusual personality profile. Let's see if we can get #frogtalk trending!
- View Sarah in action: www.sarahglova.com/
Dr. Sarah Glova is the CEO of the...
I’ve been going deep on language lately
Knowing what to say and how to say it.
Partly because I’ve created a “scripting tool” for my Just Do This members, where I’ve written sample scripts for everything from getting past the gatekeeper and dealing with time wasters, to fielding complaints and chasing late payers.
Partly because I’ve been creating my “Dealing with D!ckheads” webinar (recording exclusively available to...
In this episode of Talking Talks Bri speaks with Lynne Cazaly.
We talk about the power of paper and technology to capture and refine ideas, the importance of allowing ideas to percolate, productivity tips like time boxing and voice-to-text, holding engagement by varying your pace and even Lynne's stationery habit!
- Visit Lynne's website: http://www.lynnecazaly.com/
- Lynne's YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/c/LynneCazaly
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The field of behavioural economics has been knocked around a couple of times over the past week or so..
Perhaps most significantly, news broke of a research study on fraud being found to have used fraudulent data. Yes, painfully ironic.
The 2012 study by Shu, Mazar, Gino, Ariely and Bazerman found getting people to sign their name at the top of a form rather than the end increased the likelihood they’d complete the form honestly.
Such an interesting finding doesn’t stay quiet for...
In this episode of Talking Talks Bri speaks with Dr. Louise Mahler.
We talk about why leaders are disinterested in circus performers, the perils of being your "authentic self", the need to focus on your identity as a speaker, how to use humour strategically, not changing your topics and her Koosh ball approach.
- View Louise in action: https://louisemahler.com.au/
- Louise's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/LouisemahlerAu/featured
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Is your team getting increasingly frustrated with each other?
Are you finding your fuse is shorter than usual? You're self-medicating with booze or chocolate?
Perhaps your customers aren't answering your calls like they used to?
Behaviour under stress is something we both witness and experience.
It shows up as sloppy and ineffective communications, overwhelm, procrastination, avoidance and anger.
So what can we do to course...
You know when you watch something that seems magical? It seems somehow effortless.
Well, it’s not.
So today I want to delve into the details of Chris Anderson’s excellent talk on TED talks to reveal the hidden secrets to his great presentation, the ones he didn’t tell us about.
Welcome to Talking Talks, a behind the scenes look at how great presenters make great presentations.
I’m your host, Bri Williams, and today I’m watching Chris...
It's a familiar question, but especially now.
What should I do?
Our days are riddled with these types of questions, which burn up higher level thinking and distract us from our 'why'.
So I wanted to help those who are short on time and simply want answers.
What should I do?
Just Do This...
In this episode of Talking Talks I speak with Rachel Service, founder and CEO of The Happiness Concierge.
Rachel in a TEDx speaker, global expert on workplace culture and says she's never met a microphone she didn't like!
We talk about how to contain emotion, who you are really there to serve, tricks to be "present", how to cue your audience before interaction, what sort of feedback to ask for.