Stand on it? Stand behind it? Lean on it? Walk around it?
Stuttering at TED?
Working around Limitations is a Winning Choice.
Here’s Megan Washington Stuttering and Singing at TED. And she was a charming surprise Presenter for the audience. You see, when Megan Washington Speaks she stutters. But when Megan Sings she doesn’t stutter. Isn’t that curious? I thought so too. Stuttering is not uncommon. But it does discourage many people from contributing or Advocating at Public events. Stuttering is an embarrassing condition for many people of all ages. Often, a stutterer will avoid participating in Meetings, Luncheons or other high profile Speaking events such as TED. But that wasn’t Megan Washington’s choice as you’re about to see & hear. She shares her Story, with both personal and light-hearted comments, while stuttering throughout. She then leads us to her musical performance, which as you’re about to see and hear, is quite remarkable… [Read more…] about Stuttering at TED?
Overcome the “umm” habit?
RSA a British Organization similar to TED in the US.
Richard Thaler, a University of Chicago Professor must Overcome the “umm” habit. The “umm” habit distracts from his message. Here he speaks at an RSA event. Watch his Presentation and you’ll see what I mean. For students of Speaking….
Hold the Audience Attention
Hold Their Attention, Win their Support
Stanley McChrystal, former US Commanding General in Afghanistan, speaks at a TED event. This video demonstrates that the General did Hold the Audience Attention. Here are several Points that will teach you more about Speaking & Leadership. Let’s discover what they are-
1. One point is his voice. It’s not a silky smooth polished voice, it’s a very [Read more…] about Hold the Audience Attention
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