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John Carlis, Professor, University of Minnesota
Do you need to come? Yes -- like it or not you will give talks. While most people fear public speaking, you can enjoy it.
What drives away fear? Messages and preparation.
So …? So: planning a talk is like designing a program. So: you already own some needed skills. So: you transfer lessons learned in one are to another and thereby gain power.
Eh? Messages received by the audiences are the desired output. Preparation produces a topic tree to guide message delivery.
Is that all? Nope you’ll hear about these topic; my messages to you; thinking about the audience; working backwards from messages; topic tree notions; avoiding common mistakes; and useful techniques.