Persuade Others with a Speech
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How to Give a Persusasive Speech Intro2:30
Give a Persusasive Speech Introduction2:30
Achieve Your Goals in Every Speech0:48
Isolate Your Most Persuasive Messages2:42
Make Sure You Are Persuasive1:36
Tell Stories That Will Persuade16:24
Persuade with PowerPoint and Other Visuals11:56
Practice to Improve18:38
Keep Practicing and Recording3:12
Give a Persusasive Speech Conclusion1:29
Give and Get Feedback1:18
About This Class
Imagine that every time you speak, your audience not only understands you, but is persuaded by your arguments and ideas. Wouldn't it be great to know that when you speak, people will be convinced of the vision you have?
In this course, you will learn the following:
- Be more persuasive in every presentation
- Avoid the most common blunders that destroy a speaker's ability to persuade
- Connect with your audience at an emotional level and not just an intellectual level
- Be a great speaker
This course is delivered primarily through spoken lecture. Because the skill you are learning is speaking related, it only makes sense that you learn through speaking.
The skill you will learn in this class is not primarily theoretical or academic. It is a skill that requires physical habits. That is why you will be asked to take part in numerous exercises where you record yourself speaking on video, and then watching yourself. Learning presentation skills is like learning how to ride a bicycle. You simply have to do it numerous times and work past the wobbling and falling off parts until you get it right.
TJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting public speaking training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, US Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament .
Walker has more than 100,000 online course enrollments and more than 16,000 online students.
His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today # 1 Bestseller, as well as a Wall Street Journal, and Business Week Bestseller.
Walker is also the author of "Media Training AZ" and "Media Training Success."
In 2009, Walker set the Guinness Book of World Records for Most Talk Radio Appearances ever in a 24 hour period.
Walker has also served as a former President of the National Speakers Association, New York City.
Walker was a merit scholar at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude.
What others say:
“TJ Walker's single-minded devotion to presentation has made him the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and media." Bob Bowdon, Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television
“TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world." Stu Miller, Viacom News Producer
(TJ Walker's Media Training Worldwide) “The world's leading presentation and media training firm." Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor