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Talking Talks: Mastering the craft of presenting, with Luke Williams

 

In this episode of Talking Talks Bri Williams speaks with Luke Williams, professional speaker, professor of marketing and international best selling author. Luke specialises in disruptive innovation; how to spark transformation in your business.

We talk about where most speakers go wrong, how to hone the craft of presenting, when not to walk backwards and why Luke’s objective is to change what people talk about at lunchtime. He even shares six top tips for people seeking to evolve their...

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Talking Talks: Persuasive presentations, with Troy Andrews

 

How to make your presentation persuasive? And what are the ethical considerations of doing so?

In this episode of Talking Talks behavioural expert Bri Williams speaks with Troy Andrews, founder of presentationpersuasion.com.

We talk about why logically sequencing content isn't persuasive, why outcome is the first place to start, how storytelling is 22x more memorable than facts alone and how Troy's knowledge of craft beer helped win him a client.

Shownotes:

- Troy's website: ...

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Talking Talks: How to make your audience feel, with George Elerick

 

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...

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Talking Talks: Cutting to the why?, with Dr. Sarah Glova

 

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!

Shownotes:

- View Sarah in action: www.sarahglova.com/

- Music by https://www.epidemicsound.com/artists/elijah-n/

About Sarah:

Dr. Sarah Glova is the CEO of the...

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Talking Talks: The power of pictures, with Lynne Cazaly

 

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!

Shownotes:

- Visit Lynne's website: http://www.lynnecazaly.com/

- Lynne's YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/c/LynneCazaly

- Music by ...

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Talking Talks: How to be heard, with Dr Louise Mahler

 

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.

Shownotes:

- View Louise in action: https://louisemahler.com.au/

- Louise's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/LouisemahlerAu/featured

- Music by ...

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Talking Talks: The other secrets to great public speaking

 

 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...

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Talking Talks: How to make a dull topic interesting, with Christian Hunt

 

In this episode of Talking Talks I speak with Christian Hunt, founder of Human-Risk.

Christian specialises in applying behavioural science to ethics and compliance, topics that may seem dull but he manages to bring to life for his audience.

In our discussion we cover a range of things, like why some titles can be terrible, whether you should finish in Q&A, the difference between stage and virtual presentations and why Christian thinks PowerPoint "is the devil's work"!

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