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Speaking about Speaking

Speaking about Speaking

Remember to remember :)

Julio Faerman

June 14, 2021

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  1. "Writing is nature's way of letting you know how sloppy

    your thinking is" - Guidon Cartoon
  2. If you'll make them read... - Use large fonts -

    Be concise - Keep CLI prompt at the top - Use high contrast color schemes - Prefer high resolution images - Make no more than one point per slide
  3. - Name - E-mail - Wi-fi password - Break times

    - Social media aliases Keep on the board
  4. It is a great call to attention, specially if directly

    and by name. Ask questions https://youtu.be/m2GI0huaV5s
  5. Standing by the side of the less interested may be

    a good call to attention Move around
  6. Make big gestures, change voice tone and volume It is

    unnatural and weird, so everyone pays attention to it.
  7. Review last day, get and set expectations, write timing and

    facility information. Checkpoint and Recap
  8. - Listen thoroughly and don't interrupt - Answer straight first,

    explain caveats afterwards - "I don't know" can be the best answer - Only compliment really "good questions" - Do not guess, defer and follow up instead - Track deferred questions on the board - Try different angles or examples if not understood - Ask back to verify understanding - Swag can buy (possibly bad) questions - Predict questions asking yourself "five whys" Questions are great content!
  9. Don't corner yourself by guessing. Commit to follow-up and get

    help about how to deliver the subject. Avoid guessing
  10. - Postpone the subject - Ask to follow back offline

    - Discern opinions from facts - Politely refuse to comment - Anticipate a break Don't allow spoilers and vandals
  11. - Names on Chrome favorites bar - “Momentum” Chrome extension

    - Desktop background picture - Close your personal tabs, Outlook and reminders - Rotate exposed credentials ASAP - Social engineering awareness - Be careful when showing your filenames Demo time
  12. Mark the middle or thirds slides for easy time keeping

    Manage time carefully and explicitly
  13. Record and review to kick off bad habits: - Recognize

    and avoid vocal "helpers" - Talking to board - Talking too loud or low - Being too salesy - Vendor bashing or glorification - Playing with markers Watch people watching you
  14. TED: The Power is In The Palm of Your Hands