📺 Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories

Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories: Man in a hole Boy meets girl Little girl… ( Source: https://www.youtube.com/ )

November 21, 2014 · 1 min · 20 words

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And here’s how to do it in your own presentations: Craft the Beginning Develop the Middle Make the Ending Powerful (via Structure Your Presentation Like a Story – Nancy Duarte – Harvard Business Review ) See also the related TED presentation: Nancy Duarte: The secret structure of great talks | Video on TED.com

July 17, 2013 · 1 min · 53 words

📺 How to Public Speaking

How to Public Speaking (via A Show with Ze Frank) Wear pants. Your own pants! Take it seriously. Don’t imagine the audience is naked… 🙂 I. To think about when creating the talk Don’t be a “douchebag”. Find a format that is an extension of you… e.g. Speak about origami in the “style of origami” Ø Write an “honesty talk” with all the things you’re affraid and unsure of… it’ll often remind you of what you’re sure of and to say things simply and honestly ....

August 7, 2012 · 2 min · 277 words

🔗 Out Loud | Rands In Repose

Out Loud | Rands In Repose Say the following out loud right now: I am reading this out loud to no one in particular. Were you surprised to hear your voice? I was. Did you actually read it out loud? No? Why not? Sitting in a coffee shop? Worried that the guy next to you will think you’re a freak? (…) You still haven’t read it out loud, have you?

April 10, 2011 · 1 min · 70 words