Why aren't you giving talks yet? - JSUnconf2016

31748fdc282c899db19b9de9b29e1bcd?s=47 Michele
April 24, 2016

Why aren't you giving talks yet? - JSUnconf2016

Destroying all the excuses people have for not giving a talk.



April 24, 2016


  1. 14.

    –Mark Twain “There are two types of speakers: those that

    are nervous and those that are liars.” @sheley
  2. 16.

    –Ian Tyson, stand up comedian & motivational speaker “The body’s

    reaction to fear and excitement is the same…so it becomes a mental decision: am I afraid or am I excited?” @sheley
  3. 19.

    • a problem you solved • anything that makes you

    feel feelings • compare two unlike things you enjoy • tell a story • a topic you want to learn more about @sheley • topic doesn’t have to be unique
  4. 27.

    • share your knowledge • gain deeper understanding of a

    topic • go cool places • meet more new people • get a new hobby @sheley • inspire someone • challenge and surprise yourself
  5. 29.

    Further Resources • Confessions of a Public Speaker by Scott

    Berkun • http://weareallaweso.me/ • http://wunder.schoenaberselten.com/ 2016/02/16/how-to-prepare-and-write-a-tech- conference-talk/ • @techspeakdigest @sheley