Tag: orator

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Presentation Skills – My Presentation at BIDC!

Here’s my presentation at BIDC Festival in Bangkok! Now, I wasn’t able to get the full audio, so it might be just 3 minutes in and cut off after 47 minutes. I apologize, but the content is here. I did a rough transcript of…

How Your Enthusiasm Will Affect Others – Part 1

I first need to tell you a bit about auto-suggestion and how it works (from Lesson Two). Suggestions is a principle through which your words and your acts and even your state of mind influences others. Your words can influence someone in a positive…

Tedx – What To Wear

In my personal opinion, what you wear means everything on-stage.  I was referred a Tedx video by one of my colleagues, and although he did crack a few jokes, I couldn’t take his appearance.  He was wearing about 5 different colors, spoke extremely fast,…

Dale Carnegie + Tedx = How To Keep Your Audience

So, I’m going to post a variety of videos today in regards to how public speakers can deliver a remarkably powerful message to keep the audience. We know how a lot of speakers are: monotone speakers, talkers, bores, we have a wide variety.  Dale Carnegie…

TEDx – Getting Personal

Audiences could be warm, fuzzy, empathetic and loving; other audiences could be cold and monotonous to the point you lose inspiration in even giving a talk. If you look at comedic stand-ups (although TED is much difference from hurling jokes at people), they look…

TEDx – Common Traps of Speakers

There was a famed author at TED not too long ago who Chris Anderson was so excited to see because of his speaking capabilities. What happened instead horrified him.  This is called the Sales Pitch. If you go on stage, especially at TED, you…

TEDx – Presentation Literacy: The Skill You Can Build

That moment you’re standing in front of a class of 15, to standing in front of thousands of people who are waiting anxiously for you to say that first word to captivate them. YES! It’s difficult.  It’s terrifying.  From memorizing verbatim; to not remembering…

TEDx + Dale Carnegie = The Art of Public Speaking

I was heading down the escalator with one of my students to a general bookstore today to get her some material that would help with her vocabulary, grammar, and basic sentence structuring.  Personal Development, being my absolute favorite section of any bookstore, was the…

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