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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

7 mins
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10 mins
Deliver Your Calling, Not Just Your Message
10 mins
Deliver Your Calling, Not Just Your Message
5 mins
Put Yourself on Stage, Not Your Ego
9 mins
Focusing Too Much on Criticism and Praise
8 mins
Speak to the Back Row, Not Just the Front
5 mins
You Are Not a Service. Preserve Yourself
3 mins
Don't Remove Nuance
3 mins
Don't be too Masculine or Feminine
4 mins
Steal, Don't Copy
3 mins
Don't Fear Being Marmite
4 mins
Share Wisdom, Not Just Inspiration
4 mins
Grow People, Not Things
2 mins
Never Change Your Message at the Last Minute
4 mins
Don't Let Life Hijack Your Energy
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About the instructor

Paul Scanlon
Paul Scanlon
  • 8 courses

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, …

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