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Public Speaking Essentials: How to Craft Your Personal Story

Teaching you to find your authentic voice and engage others through the power of your own stories.
Instructor:
Josh Withrow
45,706 students enrolled
English [Auto]
Discover how to engage and intrigue your audiences right from the beginning of any speech.
Develop powerful personal stories through action-ready lectures that will help you RIGHT NOW!
Discover time-saving techniques while writing a speech.
Develop effect techniques to recognize personal story opportunities
Understand what information you need to know before writing a speech.
Improve your VERY NEXT SPEECH with a course that is 25% theory and 75% ACTION.

Would you like to tell personal stories that impact and engage any audience?

How would you like to use your own PERSONAL STORIES to leave a lasting impression with any kind of group?

You don’t have to be a TED Talks speaker to benefit from the practical, action-ready lessons in this course.

All you need is a willingness to develop your own personal stories.

I have been a classroom teacher for 13 years, and I’ve spoken to groups of 10’s and groups of 1000’s, and one thing that I’ve learned through all of my experience is:

Audiences connect better to personal stories.

Studies of the brain show that personal storytelling engages an audience significantly more than just communicating facts and statistics.

In this course, I will show you the SIMPLE ACTIONS you need to take to make your own personal stories more engaging, more intriguing, and more memorable.

In this course you will:

* Understand the dramatic affect that storytelling has on public speaking

* 5 things to consider before crafting your personal stories

* 5 steps to writing an engaging personal story

* How to use your stories in a speech

All in all, this course will give you the tools to develop great personal stories and the understanding of how to incorporate them into any speech.

ENROLL TODAY, and get the benefit of Udemy’s 100%, 30-day Money-back Guarantee!

Introduction

1
Instructor & Structure

You will learn how this public speaking class is structured and hear a little bit about my speaking experience. 

2
Introduce Yourself
3
How to Succeed In This Class

Learn how to succeed in this public speaking class. 

Why Storytelling is Essential to Public Speaking

1
What Do I Mean by Storytelling?
2
The Brain Game: The Dramatic Affect Storytelling Has on the Brain
3
Don't Worry! You're Already a Natural Storyteller

Be in the ‘Know”—5 things to consider while crafting a personal story

1
Overview of "Be in the Know"

Understanding these 5 areas will prepare you to master your next public speech. 

2
Know Your Purpose for Public Speaking

Learn how purpose affects the way your prepare a speech. 

3
Know Your Purpose Recap
4
Know Your Constraints for Public Speaking

Learn how constraints affects the way your prepare a speech. 

5
Know Your Constraints Recap
6
Know Your Audience for Public Speaking

Learn how audience affects the way your prepare a speech. 

7
Know Your Audience Recap
8
Know Your Desired Outcome for Public Speaking

Learn how desire outcome affects the way your prepare a speech. 

9
Know Your Desired Outcome Recap
10
Know Your Story for Public Speaking

Learn how knowing your story affects the way your prepare a speech. 

11
Know Your Story Recap

5 Steps to Writing an Engaging Personal Story

1
Overview of 5 Steps

Start writing your own personal story by following these 5 steps of speech preparation. 

2
WHAT IS a Story Bank?

Learn how building a story bank will help you master your next public speech. 

3
HOW TO Build a Story Bank to Master Public Speaking

Put your speech writing abilities in to action! 

4
WHAT IS a Detail Storm Cloud?

Learn how creating a detail storm cloud will help you master your next public speech. 

5
HOW TO Create a Detail Storm Cloud to Master Public Speaking

Put your speech writing abilities in to action! 

6
WHAT IS a Personal Action Story?

Learn how your personal action story will help you master your next public speech. 

7
HOW TO Write Your Personal Action Story to Master Public Speaking

Put your speech writing abilities in to action! 

8
WHAT IS Making the Main Point the Main Point?

Learn how making your main point your main point will help you master your next public speech. 

9
HOW TO Make the Main Point the Main Point to Master Public Speaking

Put your speech writing abilities in to action! 

10
WHAT IS Preparing a Story for All Seasons?

Learn how preparing a story for all seaons will help you master your next public speech. 

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HOW TO Prepare a Story for All Seasons to Master Public Speaking

Put your speech writing abilities in to action! 

Putting It All Together

1
How To Use These Stories in a Speech
2
5 Points to Remember for Personal Stories & Public Speaking
3
Bonus Lecture: Turn Your Knowledge into Skill
4
Thank You
5
A Few Good Resources

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