How to speak so that people want to listen

  • Learn to be concise, complete and clear
  • Increase your confidence, authority and presence
  • Improve your ability to influence others

Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? How can you ensure you deliver a great talk every time? The secret lies in developing simple habits that will transform not just your communication skills but also the quality of your relationships and your impact in the world.

At this session you will learn the secrets of powerful speaking, including how to speak with empathy; design great content; convey more authenticity; connect with your audience; truly express yourself; gain confidence and inspire others; build rapport and articulate your ideas to get them readily accepted.

You will leave with practical tools and tips to help take your speaking to a higher level and with strategies to deal with the most common errors speakers make.

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Julian Treasure

Julian Treasure’s five TED talks on sound and communication have been watched more than 90 million times; 'How to speak so that people want to listen' is the sixth most-watched of all time. Julian is founder of The Sound Agency, a global audio branding consultancy proving that good sound is good business; he is author of the books How to be Heard and Sound Business, and is an international speaker and media commentator on listening and speaking skills and on business sound.