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Julian Treasure – How to speak so that people want to listen

Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen

 

Have you ever felt like you’re talking, but nobody is listening? Here’s Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he offers his vision for a sonorous world of listening and understanding. 

Perfecting Your Pitch – Words That Work

Perfecting Your Pitch – Words That Work 

Ron Shapiro on crucial conversations

 

Nancy Duarte uncovers common structure of greatest communicators

Nancy Duarte uncovers common structure of greatest communicators

 

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Why are some presentations spellbinding and some not? Well, this is the question Nancy Duarte takes on as she shares with the audience the secret of an excellent presentation. In this fascinating talk Nancy Duarte explains the model that she developed for designing transformative presentations. She explains the essential qualities of an excellent presentation by analyzing the speeches of Martin Luther King and Steve Jobs. She reminds us that the only way to spread important ideas is to make sure that one is communicating his or her ideas effectively using strong presentation skills.  

The Most Dangerous Four-Letter Word: Dick Simon

The Most Dangerous Four-Letter Word: Dick Simon

 

The word THEM has the destructive power to enslave entire continents, wage wars, and commit genocides. THEM impacts personal relationships as well as geopolitical conflicts. This talk will inspire you to get past THEM and recognize that the ‘other’ has its own narrative, history, and perspective. With this insight, conflicts are resolvable and our human interactions are richer and more nuanced.

Dick Simon is a serial entrepreneur, passionate photographer and has spent the past twelve years traveling throughout conflict regions of the world, including North Korea, Iran, Syria, Israel/Palestine, Cuba and others, learning about and combating the most dangerous four-letter word in the English language, THEM. 

 

 

The virtues of gossip: Richard Weiner

The virtues of gossip: Richard Weiner – Lugen Family Office

 

 

Richard Weiner is the author of 23 books, including Webster’s New World Dictionary of Media and Communications, found in major libraries around the world, and Professional’s Guide to Public Relations Services, a textbook at many colleges.

The power of pictures and stories: Janine Underhill

The power of pictures and stories: Janine Underhill

 

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As the visual storyteller of TEDxCrestmoorParkED, Janine Underhill kicked off the event by sharing the power of storytelling, how she believes we have 8 seconds to capture the hearts and minds of kids and challenged the audience to ask the provocative questions and to continue the journey of sharing stories from the event.

 

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Empowering Meaningful Connectedness: Claire Huijnen

Empowering Meaningful Connectedness: Claire Huijnen

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Claire Huijnen describes herself as a peoples person, interested in connectedness. She specializes in Companion Robotics and is a cognitive psychologist & UX designer.

Claire’s mixed educational background of Cognitive Psychology /Human Factors (Maastricht University, NL) and a second post-doc Master from the Technical University (Eindhoven, NL) on User System Interaction gives her the ability to co-innovate from a user’s perspective. Claire loves to co-create innovations – together with (other) passionate people – striving to empower people to better care for themselves and for their beloved ones (as they age). Empower people to connect meaningfully and feel connected. Enable people to create, share and enjoy special moments.

 

Every word you speak has the power to hurt or heal

A lie spreads quickly