Entries tagged with “speaking”

Things not to say on stage at a tech event

It isn't nice to feel like the only person in the room who doesn't know something. These are good points to remember when speaking at events.

My talk writing process (so far)

I'm still pretty new to public speaking and therefore talk writing, so I'm still figuring out the best techniques. I've only written a couple of talks so far, so I have a long way to go, but the process I've followed feels like a good starting point....

My talk at Dot York: Learn and Teach

At Dot York, I talked about my learning journey; why I joined Clearleft and what it's been like since. It was just a ten minute talk, which felt long enough because I gave an open and honest account of my journey so far...

How to do good at slides. By Alice Bartlett

Really useful post on putting together slides for a presentation.

The Techie's guide to public speaking

Jeremy showed me this book today, which looks really good. I'll definitely get a copy.

Be comfortable looking like an idiot

I get nervous about public speaking; I don't have much experience (hopefully this won't be for long) and I don't think I am a natural in front of an audience. Sometimes this impacts my confidence. So I'm working on ways to overcome it...

My first public speaking experience

On Thursday last week, I attended Talk Web Design conference. This wasn't like any other conference for me because for the first time ever, I attended as a speaker...