I hate public speaking. So why do I keep doing it?

I hate public speaking. So why do I keep doing it?

Presented at AltConf 2018 on June 5th, 2018 using Deckset.

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Francisco Díaz

June 05, 2018
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  1. I HATE PUBLIC SPEAKING So why do I keep doing

    it?
  2. FRANCISCO DÍAZ franciscodiaz.cl @FCO_DIAZ

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  4. 2010 – 2014

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  7. WHY DO YOU GIVE TALKS?

  8. "GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY"

  9. "SHARE MY KNOWLEDGE"

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  11. 1 MONTH BEFORE THE CONFERENCE

  12. 1 WEEK BEFORE THE CONFERENCE

  13. YESTERDAY

  14. 9PUNTO5

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  16. I HAVE A PANIC DISORDER

  17. A BIG CROWD

  18. CLOSED SPACES

  19. UNDER PRESSURE

  20. CONFERENCES?

  21. SISYPHUS

  22. STARTING IS ALWAYS HARD

  23. AND WE FORGET

  24. AND IT LOOKS COMFORTABLE

  25. You should never be comfortable, man. Being comfortable fouled up

    a lot of musicians. — Miles Davis
  26. NO ONE EVER GREW BY STAYING IN THEIR CONFORT ZONE

  27. WHY DO I TALK IN PUBLIC?

  28. DESPITE BECAUSE THEY'RE UNCOMFORTABLE

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  30. AFTERWARDS..

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  32. I learned SOMETHING NEW

  33. I spoke TO NEW PEOPLE

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  35. ARE NOT ABOUT THE TALKS

  36. THEY'RE ABOUT THE PEOPLE

  37. WHY DIDN'T I GIVE TALKS BEFORE?

  38. "My job is to write software"

  39. MY JOB IS TO COMMUNICATE

  40. IMPROVES YOUR COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  41. "I don't have anything prepared"

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  45. "I don't know what to talk about"

  46. TEACH WHEN YOU LEARN SOMETHING

  47. "But I'm not an expert"

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  49. My whole life has been one big improvisation — Clint

    Eastwood
  50. SHOW YOUR LEARNING PROCESS

  51. MAKING MISTAKES IS PART OF LEARNING

  52. "I don't know how to speak in public"

  53. STEP 1: RESEARCH

  54. STEP 2: DRAFT / SLIDES

  55. DECKSET / MACDOWN

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  57. STEP 3: REHEARSE

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  59. IT SEEMS LIKE IT NEVER ENDS

  60. GOING UP THE HILL

  61. BUT AT SOME POINT

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  63. WRITE TEACH ORGANIZE PARTICIPATE

  64. The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill

    a man's heart.
  65. One must imagine Sisyphus happy. — Albert Camus

  66. THANK YOU franciscodiaz.cl @FCO_DIAZ