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The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds

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1. Secret #1

1.1. Unleash The Master Within

1.1.1. Dig deep to identify your unique and meaningful connection to your presentation topic.

1.1.2. What makes your heart sing?

2. Secret #2

2.1. Master The Art of Storytelling

2.1.1. Tell stories to reach peoples brains and hearts

2.1.2. Stories are just data with a soul

2.1.3. Three simple, effective types of stories

2.1.3.1. Personal Stories

2.1.3.2. Stories About Other People

2.1.3.3. Stories About Brand Success

3. Secret #3

3.1. Have a Conversation

3.1.1. Practice relentlessly so that you can deliver your presentation as comfortably as having a conversation with a friend

3.1.2. Get Help With Planning

3.1.3. Get Feedback Early

3.1.4. Rehearse, Rehearse & Rehearse

3.1.5. Four Elements of Verbal Delivery

3.1.5.1. Rate: The speed at which you speak

3.1.5.2. Volume: Loudness or Softness

3.1.5.3. Pitch: High or Low inflections

3.1.5.4. Pause: Short pauses to punch key words

3.1.6. The Ideal Pace of Public Speaking

3.1.6.1. 190 words per minute

3.1.7. Your Gestures Make a Strong Argument Even Stronger

4. Secret #4

4.1. Teach Me Something New

4.1.1. Learning is a buzz

4.1.2. Your Brains Natural Save Button

4.1.2.1. Dopamine

4.1.3. Successful Presentations Reveal Ideas You've Never Considered

4.1.4. Make Your Headline Twitter Friendly

5. Secret #5

5.1. Deliver Jaw Dropping Moments

5.1.1. They Create an Emotionally Charged Event

5.1.1.1. Makes Your Presentation Easier to Remeber

5.1.2. End on a high note

6. Secret #6

6.1. Lighten Up

6.1.1. Don't Take Yourself too Seriously

6.1.2. Humour Lowers Defenses

6.1.3. 5 Ways to Add humour to your presentation

6.1.3.1. Use Anecdotes, Observations and Personal Stories

6.1.3.2. Analogies and Metaphors

6.1.3.3. Quotes

6.1.3.4. Video

6.1.3.5. Photos

7. Secret #7

7.1. Stick To The 18 Minute Rule

7.1.1. Listening is draining

7.1.2. Your brain is an energy hog

7.1.3. The Rule of 3

7.1.3.1. Build a message map in 3 steps

7.1.3.1.1. Step 1: Create a Twitter Friendly Headline

7.1.3.1.2. Step 2: Support the headline with 3 key messages

7.1.3.1.3. Step 3: Reinforce the three messages with stories, statistics and examples

8. Secret #8

8.1. Paint a mental picture with multi sensory experience

8.1.1. They enhance learning

8.1.2. Use visuals to enhance words

8.1.3. See it

8.1.4. Hear it

8.1.5. Feel it

9. Secret #9

9.1. Stay in your lane

9.1.1. Be authentic

9.1.2. Be open

9.1.3. Be transparent

10. TED Talks to watch

10.1. Hans Rosling

10.2. Susan Cain

10.3. Seth Godin

10.4. Edi Rama

10.5. Dan Pink

10.6. Richard St. John

10.7. Dr. Jill

10.8. Lisa Kristine

10.9. Lisa Kristine

10.10. Al Gore