53 min

Ditch the Nerves: Proven Hacks for Confidently Presenting in Tech - CONTENT DELIVERY Building a Better Geek

    • Self-Improvement

In this episode of BABG podcast, we discuss public speaking.
- Hear how Emmanuella finds public speaking more terrifying than singing, despite being an introvert and Craig being more extroverted. 
- Understand why effective communication occurs only when the other person receives and understands your message. 
- Craig shares a story about accidentally making a witty joke while presenting early in his career, which gave him a positive association with public speaking.
- Preparation is key - Craig suggests rehearsing the first 2-5 minutes thoroughly. What did Arnold Schwarzenegger do?!
- Communication is an ongoing process. Why to limit words on slides. Consider voice modulation, pauses, dress, etc.
- And remember to smile and give good vibes to new speakers.
References:
- Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech (mentioned as going off script during a pivotal moment)"

In this episode of BABG podcast, we discuss public speaking.
- Hear how Emmanuella finds public speaking more terrifying than singing, despite being an introvert and Craig being more extroverted. 
- Understand why effective communication occurs only when the other person receives and understands your message. 
- Craig shares a story about accidentally making a witty joke while presenting early in his career, which gave him a positive association with public speaking.
- Preparation is key - Craig suggests rehearsing the first 2-5 minutes thoroughly. What did Arnold Schwarzenegger do?!
- Communication is an ongoing process. Why to limit words on slides. Consider voice modulation, pauses, dress, etc.
- And remember to smile and give good vibes to new speakers.
References:
- Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech (mentioned as going off script during a pivotal moment)"

53 min