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The Complete Storytelling Course for Speaking & Presenting

TJ Walker, Public Speaking and Media Training Expert

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265 Lessons (13h 8m)
    • 1. 0 Promo The Complete Storytelling Course for Speaking & Presenting

      1:34
    • 2. 1 Quick Win! Here is Where to Find Great Stories FINAL

      1:06
    • 3. 2 What to Cut When Time is Short

      0:47
    • 4. 3 The Perfect Way to Start Every Presentation FINAL

      1:36
    • 5. 4 If You Aren't a Natural Born Storyteller, You Need to Watch This

      3:06
    • 6. 5 The Only Thing Every Great Speaker Has In Common FINAL

      2:40
    • 7. 6 The Secret to Creating Great Stories

      2:02
    • 8. 7 Trick for Getting Your Audience to Ignore All Your Mistakes and Flaws

      1:42
    • 9. 8 The Difference Between Storytelling for Professionals v Theatrical Performers FINAL

      0:55
    • 10. 9 The Biggest Decision You Will Ever Make About Your Storytelling Future

      5:30
    • 11. 10 Assembling the Basic Build Blocks of Your Stories

      1:08
    • 12. 11 The Real Reason We Are Telling These Stories Is

      1:31
    • 13. 12 Your Characters will Come ALIVE

      1:33
    • 14. 13 Even Deeper Character Development

      0:50
    • 15. 14 You Can Be the Star of Your Own Show

      1:40
    • 16. 15 Here is Where All the Action Takes Place

      1:39
    • 17. 16 Why Nobody Wants to Hear About Your Happy Family

      1:45
    • 18. 17 Dialogue will Bring Your Stories to Life

      3:02
    • 19. 18 Sharing Feelings IS Professional

      1:55
    • 20. 19 Lights! Action! (And no Camera)

      0:44
    • 21. 20 Put the Audience On Their Edge of Their Seats

      0:30
    • 22. 21 It's OK Not to Love Storytelling

      3:25
    • 23. 22 Surprise!

      0:38
    • 24. 23 End with a Bang!

      0:35
    • 25. 24 Tie Your Message to Your Story

      0:40
    • 26. 25 Extra Ingredients for A Spicy Story

      1:42
    • 27. 26 The Clean, Dirty Little Secret

      3:01
    • 28. 27 This Is the Way To Practice Your Story For Maximum Impact

      5:23
    • 29. 28 Your Turn

      2:14
    • 30. 29 Did You Really Do The Last Homework Assignment

      2:54
    • 31. 30 Not All Messages Are Created Equal

      0:28
    • 32. 31 This Is the Story That Will Motivate Your Audience to Action

      2:16
    • 33. 32 Don't Be Greedy! One Handful Only Please!

      1:55
    • 34. 33 Building a Strong The Frame for Your Stories

      1:19
    • 35. 34 Matching Your Stories to Your Audiences

      0:20
    • 36. 35 Make Sure Your Audience Can Relate to Your Story

      1:33
    • 37. 36 Sure, It's OK to Tell Other People's Stories

      2:14
    • 38. 37 You Don't Always Have to Have a Happy Ending

      1:02
    • 39. 38 End On a Positive Note

      1:17
    • 40. 39 A Turtle and a Rabbit

      1:51
    • 41. 40 Why We Tell Stories

      0:35
    • 42. 41 The Ultimate Test for Your Story

      1:19
    • 43. 42 Winning the Credibility Factor

      0:46
    • 44. 43 Don't Forget, You Are a Natural Storyteller

      2:00
    • 45. 44 The Real Danger Most Speakers Face

      1:29
    • 46. 45 This Is Where Your Best Stories Have Been Hiding

      1:16
    • 47. 46 Yes, There Was Communication Invented Before Texting

      1:27
    • 48. 47 What You Don't Know About Bad Stories

      1:48
    • 49. 48 Storytelling Your Way to Power

      1:34
    • 50. 49 Testing Your Stories and Keeping Only the Winners

      1:23
    • 51. 50 You Have to Like Your Own Stories

      0:42
    • 52. 51 The Free Digital Focus Group for Your Stories

      2:01
    • 53. 52 Testing On Those Who Really Matter

      3:25
    • 54. 53 Your Mouth AND Your Body Have a Story to Tell

      2:30
    • 55. 54 Great Body Language for Your Presentations

      11:13
    • 56. 55 Never Let These Two Classic Body Language Blunders Slow You Down

      3:10
    • 57. 56 Big Picture Make Everyone You Work With Feel Comfortable Working With You

      2:30
    • 58. 57 Your Nerves Will Never Show Again in the Workplace

      2:17
    • 59. 58 You'll Never Fall for These Body Language Myths Again

      7:12
    • 60. 59 Here Is Exactly What to Do With Your Hands

      5:30
    • 61. 60 The Composed, Confident Video Star

      10:03
    • 62. 61 Never Spotlight Your Blunders and Mistakes Again

      4:52
    • 63. 62 You are Now Ready for Prime Time TV

      4:21
    • 64. 63 The Number 1 Tip for Curing Body Language Problems Is

      5:08
    • 65. 64 The Real Way to Improve Your Body Language Confidence

      2:22
    • 66. 65 Confident Briefing to Colleagues and Others

      1:33
    • 67. 66 Keynote Speeches Will Showcase Your Calm and Confidence

      3:56
    • 68. 67 Use a TelePrompTer Like a Network News Anchor

      7:37
    • 69. 68 Making Sure Your Clothes Are Communicating Your Positive Story

      4:55
    • 70. 69 Your Body Language Partner The Friendly Spotter

      1:50
    • 71. 70 Using Your Voice for Maximum Storytelling Impact

      1:34
    • 72. 71 How to Improve Your Voice Famous Bad Voices

      2:00
    • 73. 72 How to Improve You Voice Record Your Voice

      2:11
    • 74. 73 How to Improve Your Voice Diagnosis Your Own Voice

      1:14
    • 75. 74 How to Improve Your Voice Feedback from Others

      1:51
    • 76. 75 How to Improve Your Voice Defining Your Exact Problems

      5:05
    • 77. 76 How to Improve Your voice Listen to Natural conversation

      4:50
    • 78. 77 How to Improve Your Voice Don't Lower Your Voice

      6:30
    • 79. 78 How to Improve Your Voice Other Techniques

      1:35
    • 80. 79 Having the Most Fun Possible in Your Story

      1:29
    • 81. 80 Make Fun of Yourself

      4:16
    • 82. 81 You Aren't Jerry Seinfeld

      0:49
    • 83. 82 Your Comedy Laboratory

      1:48
    • 84. 83 Your Worst Moments Are Comedy Gold

      0:37
    • 85. 84 Don't Seem Like You Are Trying Too Hard

      1:54
    • 86. 85 Avoiding the Hack

      1:35
    • 87. 86 Showing the Fun

      0:38
    • 88. 87 Your Humorous Voice

      1:19
    • 89. 88 The Funny Self Talker

      1:07
    • 90. 89 The Bottom Line on Humor

      0:54
    • 91. 90 Your Humorous Story

      0:52
    • 92. 101 Tell Me Something New

      1:08
    • 93. 102 Complexity Makes Your Characters More Interesting

      0:53
    • 94. 103 Share the Pain

      0:44
    • 95. 104 The Story Image Lives On

      0:41
    • 96. 105 Where Is This Going

      1:05
    • 97. 106 Here Is The Best Way to Thank People

      1:22
    • 98. 107 A New Twist on An Old Story

      0:39
    • 99. 108 Abstraction Is Your Enemy

      1:24
    • 100. 109 Show N Tell, Not Just Tell

      1:14
    • 101. 110 All Five Senses

      1:08
    • 102. 111 Increase the Tension

      0:37
    • 103. 112 Think Like a Movie Director, Not a Typist

      0:26
    • 104. 113 Be Active, Not Passive

      0:41
    • 105. 114 Just Tell the Story Already

      0:50
    • 106. 115 No, You Don't Want to Be Concise

      0:55
    • 107. 116 Want People Say They Want Is Not Necessarily What They Want

      1:49
    • 108. 117 Order Matters

      0:57
    • 109. 118 Make Your Hero Relatable

      0:45
    • 110. 119 Stories Make Advice Less Annoying

      1:07
    • 111. 120 Leave People Feeling Up About Something

      1:06
    • 112. 121 The Motivation of Your Hero

      0:50
    • 113. 122 What do All Great TED Talks have

      1:41
    • 114. 123 What Makes a TED Talk

      3:34
    • 115. 124 Passion for an Idea Worth Spreading

      6:03
    • 116. 125 Tell a Story

      4:23
    • 117. 126 Plan Your Visuals

      3:39
    • 118. 127 Timing is Everything

      10:59
    • 119. 128 Style AND Substance are Essential

      11:48
    • 120. 129 Great Writers Read Great Writers

      4:24
    • 121. 130 Apply to Speak at TED

      1:18
    • 122. 131 Your Questions Are Answered Here

      1:01
    • 123. 132 How Long Should a Story Be

      0:56
    • 124. 133 What Is the Best Way to Start a Story

      0:37
    • 125. 134 Can You Make Up a Story

      1:00
    • 126. 135 Should You Memorize a Story

      1:25
    • 127. 136 How Do You Remember Your Stories

      1:01
    • 128. 137 Is It Ever a Bad Idea to Tell a Story

      0:47
    • 129. 138 Can a Story Backfire

      1:22
    • 130. 139 What Is the Maximum Number of Stories You Can Use

      1:32
    • 131. 140 Ask Your Questions Anytime

      0:42
    • 132. 141 Demonstration time

      0:52
    • 133. 142 A Masterclass in Storytelling

      2:09
    • 134. 143 Presenting the WRONG Way to the Media

      5:52
    • 135. 144 Clintonian Eye Contact

      5:01
    • 136. 145 My Zombie Client

      2:59
    • 137. 146 Teaching Clients NOT to Act

      5:39
    • 138. 147 Surrounded by Machine Guns!

      4:26
    • 139. 148 The Crying Beauty Pageant Winner

      4:39
    • 140. 149 You Never Have to Lurk In the Shadows Again

      3:13
    • 141. 150 The Fluttering Bird Flying to Nowhere

      4:12
    • 142. 151 'I Can't do This' Becomes 'I Can Do This'

      3:20
    • 143. 152 My First Time on TV as 'The Fonz'

      3:31
    • 144. 153 Speaking To a Small Audience of 5,000 People

      3:05
    • 145. 154 My Worst Presentation Ever!

      4:58
    • 146. 155 I Was The Skunk At the Party

      2:40
    • 147. 156 Fearlessness Is Often the Best PR Tool

      3:41
    • 148. 157 King for a Day

      3:16
    • 149. 158 TJ And the Cat Lady

      5:27
    • 150. 159 Why Did You Wear That Ugly Tie

      3:00
    • 151. 160 Less Is More

      3:36
    • 152. 161 The Missing Link

      4:09
    • 153. 162 A Nobel Experience

      4:55
    • 154. 163 The Fetal Position

      3:52
    • 155. 164 On My Hands And Knees Begging!

      4:10
    • 156. 165 Yes, My Stint on Reality TV

      2:56
    • 157. 166 Brought Down to Earth

      4:18
    • 158. 167 My Stagecoach to Pumpkin Moment

      4:14
    • 159. 168 Me and Ben Affleck

      4:25
    • 160. 170 Familiarity Breeds Contempt

      3:55
    • 161. 171 Ups and Downs and Ups and Downs

      4:56
    • 162. 172 The Least Listened Too Talk Show Host Ever

      5:04
    • 163. 173 Nothing Beats a Good Gimmick

      5:44
    • 164. 174 Sometimes, Experience Just Means You Are Old

      3:13
    • 165. 175 Some Media Stars Are Approachable

      2:54
    • 166. 176 You Will Never Guess One Early Role Model

      4:02
    • 167. 177 Waiting Til the Last Minute Is Always a Bad Idea

      3:16
    • 168. 178 Treated Like a King

      4:00
    • 169. 179 A Complete and Total Meltdown

      5:00
    • 170. 180 There Is Always Time for Anything Important

      4:04
    • 171. 181 Me and Mr

      5:32
    • 172. 182 Presenters Don't Get Paid What They Are Worth, They Get Paid What They Ask For

      5:37
    • 173. 183 Nobody Knows Anything

      3:24
    • 174. 184 Riveted

      2:16
    • 175. 185 The World's Worst Vacuum Cleaner Salesman

      3:53
    • 176. 186 The Wrong Fit

      2:55
    • 177. 187 The Lowest Arena for Presentation Skills

      3:45
    • 178. 188 Presentation Skills On Video Will Sell You

      4:55
    • 179. 189 Showing Up On Time and Avoiding Drama

      3:56
    • 180. 190 It Can't Get Any Worse Than This

      5:04
    • 181. 191 Diamonds And Gold for You!

      6:46
    • 182. 192 Larry King's Public Speaking Secret

      3:33
    • 183. 193 A Story I Don't Tell Anywhere Else But Here

      6:17
    • 184. 194 The Best Worst Presentation I Ever Saw

      3:59
    • 185. 195 And The Winner of The Worst Dressed Award Is

      2:17
    • 186. 196 This Superstar Is So Happy To See Me

      2:08
    • 187. 197 Going Into a Talking Career By Being Told 'Don't Talk'

      3:29
    • 188. 198 My First and Favorite Motivational Speaker

      3:36
    • 189. 199 Some People Just Watch To Hear You Present For The Entertainment

      2:45
    • 190. 200 Cult Leaders Have Great Presentation Skills

      3:02
    • 191. 201 TJ the Carnival Barker!

      2:43
    • 192. 202 The Show Must Go On

      4:41
    • 193. 203 Learn Presentation Skills from Your Role Models

      4:21
    • 194. 204 Oprah Winfrey

      1:59
    • 195. 205 William F

      2:04
    • 196. 206 Amy Cuddy

      5:48
    • 197. 207 Martha Stewart

      3:08
    • 198. 208 Bill Clinton

      4:35
    • 199. 209 Tony Blair

      1:38
    • 200. 210 Bill O'Reilly

      3:39
    • 201. 211 Dick Clark

      1:58
    • 202. 212 Winston Churchill

      3:47
    • 203. 213 Steve Harvey

      1:49
    • 204. 214 Ronald Reagan

      5:25
    • 205. 215 Robin Williams

      1:48
    • 206. 216 Rush Limbaugh

      4:19
    • 207. 217 Ellen DeGeneres

      3:42
    • 208. 218 Jesse Jackson

      2:23
    • 209. 219 Joan Rivers

      2:57
    • 210. 220 Fidel Castro

      2:39
    • 211. 221 Barack Obama

      3:20
    • 212. 222 Samantha Bee

      2:10
    • 213. 223 Barbara Walters

      2:59
    • 214. 224 Bill Maher

      3:14
    • 215. 225 Larry King

      2:41
    • 216. 226 Nelson Mandela

      2:38
    • 217. 227 Emeril Lagasse

      3:18
    • 218. 228 Les Brown

      2:31
    • 219. 229 Rachel Ray

      2:51
    • 220. 230 Eleanor Roosevelt

      2:04
    • 221. 231 Steve Jobs

      2:16
    • 222. 232 Johnny Carson

      3:05
    • 223. 233 Warren Buffett

      2:25
    • 224. 234 David Letterman

      2:37
    • 225. 235 Judge Judy

      2:17
    • 226. 236 Billy Graham

      1:53
    • 227. 237 Dr

      1:44
    • 228. 238 Joel Osteen

      2:48
    • 229. 239 John F

      2:49
    • 230. 240 Malcolm X

      1:05
    • 231. 241 Margaret Thatcher

      1:38
    • 232. 242 Martin Luther King Jr

      2:33
    • 233. 243 Abraham Lincoln

      2:34
    • 234. 244 Pat Robertson

      4:00
    • 235. 245 Zig Ziglar

      1:51
    • 236. 246 Franklin D

      2:05
    • 237. 247 Teddy Roosevelt

      2:07
    • 238. 248 Anthony Robbins

      2:46
    • 239. 249 Deepak Chopra

      2:49
    • 240. 250 Gary Vaynerchuk

      3:08
    • 241. 251 Suze Orman

      2:19
    • 242. 252 Adolf Hitler

      6:15
    • 243. 253 Making Your Great Stories a Part of A Great Speech

      0:52
    • 244. 254 Quick Wins! Appear to Speak Without Notes, Avoid Verbal Tics, Teleprompter Tricks

      3:11
    • 245. 255 You Can Fulfill Your Exact Public Speaking Goals Once You Identify Them

      4:06
    • 246. 256 Look Supremely Comfortable and Confident Every Time You Speak

      10:12
    • 247. 257 Use the Eye Contact Tricks of the Masters

      6:39
    • 248. 258 Learn to Like and Even Love the Sound of Your Own Voice

      1:17
    • 249. 259 Starting Your Speech At Exactly the Right Spot

      4:30
    • 250. 260 Become a Five for Five 100% Speaking Success

      6:26
    • 251. 261 A Trick 1000 Times More Effective Than Practicing In Front of A Mirror

      2:28
    • 252. 262 Every Great Speaker Uses These

      9:05
    • 253. 263 Professional Analysis Of Your Stories Now

      1:14
    • 254. 264 Give Life to Ideas With Your PowerPoint, Not Death

      7:42
    • 255. 265 Use 1 Idea to Make Your Slides #1

      3:59
    • 256. 266 Passing the Ultimate Public Speaking Test With Flying Colors

      9:49
    • 257. 267 Testing Your Speech With Focus Groups For Free

      5:59
    • 258. 268 More Evidence That Your Speech Is Working

      2:10
    • 259. 269 More Is Sometimes More When It Comes To Public Speaking

      3:23
    • 260. 270 Thank You to One of My Mentors Bill Gove

      1:48
    • 261. 271 Classic TJ on Stories

      16:24
    • 262. 272 One Last Chance

      2:45
    • 263. 273 Continue to Watch Great Storytellers Regularly

      1:31
    • 264. 274 Curate Your Own Personal Library of Stories

      1:37
    • 265. 275 Conclusion Best Wishes for a Lifetime of Great Stories

      1:34

About This Class

The Complete Storytelling Course for Speaking & Presenting

Imagine yourself with the storytelling ability to captivate every audience. You can become a captivating speaker and presenter after you earn the techniques of expert storytelling.

Becoming good at storytelling is not a difficult art reserved for the highly talented and gifted. Speaking expert TJ Walker breaks down all the steps needed to become comfortable and skilled at storytelling.

This comprehensive storytelling course is the longest and most through of any on this platform. The course will not only serve you well in the short term but provide a handy reference for you on every aspect of storytelling for years to come.