The Biggest Mistakes Public Speakers Make

——   Created by Paul Scanlon

Learn the secrets to impactful public and impromptu speaking & master the techniques to become a confident communicator

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In this course, Paul Scanlon reveals the most intimate details about the unspoken truths of public speaking.

Great speakers are those who can use language to build connections, unlock empathy, share wisdom and energise people to act. But without practice and self-awareness, language can let you down when you need it most.

If you’re a speaker who’s going through a period of self-doubt or someone who’s wondering how they can effectively share their message and influence others, this course will give you the mental skills to help you overcome adversity and gain confidence and strength as a speaker.

In this two hour course, Paul shares all the inevitable and avoidable mistakes he has made throughout his over 30+ year long career as a speaker and shares with you how to amend or avoid these mistakes altogether to become an impactful speaker who connects organically with people from all walks of life.

This course focuses on how you can create a sustainable, long-running career as a public speaker by providing solutions to the most challenging aspects of the job, from cognitive biases to receiving feedback, being disliked, managing emotional investments and outgrowing your audience.

In this course you will learn:

  • How to become a memorable and influential speaker by connecting with people's hearts rather than their heads.
  • How to acknowledge and overcome your structural weaknesses and cognitive biases to connect with a wider audience
  • How to confidently and organically evolve your speaking style.
  • How to manage your relationships with your audience and peers.
  • How to prevent external factors from hijacking and negatively influencing your message.
  • How to own your voice and story as a speaker and feel confident in yourself.
  • And much, much more.

32 Lessons

0:06:42
Introduction
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0:09:35
Deliver Your Calling, Not Just Your Message
0:09:40
Deliver Your Calling, Not Just Your Message
0:04:13
Put Yourself on Stage, Not Your Ego
0:08:25
Focusing Too Much on Criticism and Praise
0:07:30
Speak to the Back Row, Not Just the Front
0:04:04
You Are Not a Service. Preserve Yourself
0:02:57
Don't Remove Nuance
0:02:53
Don't be too Masculine or Feminine
0:03:07
Steal, Don't Copy
0:02:33
Don't Fear Being Marmite
0:03:18
Share Wisdom, Not Just Inspiration
0:03:33
Grow People, Not Things
0:02:00
Never Change Your Message at the Last Minute
0:03:26
Don't Let Life Hijack Your Energy
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Following 30+ years working in the not for profit sector Paul has transitioned into a season of empowering and building people through his signature events, mentoring and courses on communication, leadership and personal development.

He now focuses on these passions –

Communication, Leadership, Mentorship and Personal Development.

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