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Get up and talk

Get up and talk

A motivational talk on public speaking and how to overcome fear leaving a lasting impact


Sarah Pantry

May 28, 2022

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  2. "According to most studies, people's number one fear is public

    speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right?"
 Jerry Seinfeld
  3. Find your why

  4. Find your why • Help others • Mentor or coach

    • Share knowledge • Keep groups alive • Give back to community • Motivate others • Help yourself
  5. “The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped

    up in something that you forget to be afraid.” Lady Bird Johnson
  6. Find your topic

  7. Find your topic • What do you care about •

    What do you know Where passion and knowledge overlap is where the magic happens
  8. "You are not being judged, the value of what you

    are bringing to the audience is being judged." Seth Godin
  9. Find your audience

  10. Find your audience • Meetups • Conferences • Clubs •

    Youtube • Twitch • Of fi ces
  11. "Picture yourself in a living room having a chat with

    your friends. You would be relaxed and comfortable talking to them, the same applies when public speaking." Richard Branson
  12. Find your voice

  13. Find your voice • Speed • Tone • Vocal variety

    • Structure • Stage • Body Language • Slides
  14. Find your voice • Toastmasters international • Speakers clubs •

    Debating societies • Company training eg. 
 Better on video
  15. “Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to

    compel.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  16. Make a lasting impact

  17. Make a lasting impact • Promote change • Speak with

    a purpose • Know that purpose • Call to action
  18. “There are always three speeches, for every one you actually

    gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.” Dale Carnegie
  19. PRESENTATION FOR TEAM KRYPTON Sarah.Pantry@Automattic.com @AnigelUK