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I Can Be A Speaker, So Can You

Seb
June 13, 2017

I Can Be A Speaker, So Can You

A few thoughts on why I think everyone has the potential to be a speaker at a meetup or conference. This talk is meant to encourage to explore what the best way is for each individual person to find their way into the world of public speaking.

Seb

June 13, 2017
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  1. I can be a speaker,
    so can you!
    Sebastian Vetter
    @elbaschid | [email protected]

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  2. Let's Take A Look !

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  3. Two Common Reasons

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  4. 1
    I Have Nothing To Say
    !

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  5. Yes You Do !

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  6. If you have friends that
    you talk to, you are
    already a public speaker.
    — Scott Berkun

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  7. 2
    I Am Afraid To Speak
    !

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  8. ! You're Not Alone "

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  9. There are two types of
    speakers: those that are
    nervous and those that
    are liars.
    — Mark Twain

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  10. You Can All Be Speakers

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  11. Start Simple

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  12. Talk About What You
    Know

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  13. Write An Outline

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  14. [Pros] have trained the
    butterflies to fly in
    formation.
    — Edward R. Murrow

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  15. Practise, Practise,
    Practise! !

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  16. If I can be up here, then so
    can you!
    — me

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  17. Don't Believe Me?

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  18. Confessions
    Of A Public Speaker
    Scott Berkun

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  19. On Conference
    Speaking
    Hynek Schlawack
    https://hynek.me/articles/speaking/

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  20. One Last Thing

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  21. PyCascades 2018
    A Great Opportunity
    22-23 January, 2018

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  22. PyCascades 2018
    A Great Opportunity
    CFP Opens
    End of June
    http://www.pycascades.com

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  23. PyCascades 2018
    We'd ! your help!
    http://bit.ly/volunteer-at-
    pycascades

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