22February 2019

Workshop: How to speak and connect like a TEDx speaker

A 2.5-hour interactive workshop for those ready to take their public speaking to the next level with a TEDx speaker and book author Anastasia Dedyukhina. This workshop is highly interactive combines practical exercises and theory and personal experience from the speaker. We will also have time for 2 short speeches and quick feedback. Oh, and did we say it's fun and you'll have quite a bit of laugh?

You will gain lots of valuable insights into how to connect with an audience as a TEDx speaker and how to prepare for a TED talk, but it will also be useful for you if you don't want to be a TED speaker and simply want to improve your speaking capabilities. We recommend that you already have some public speaking experience to take this workshop, however, it is opened for all levels. Questions we cover: How to build public profile before you apply for a TED talk (or any expert profile) How to build an alliance with your audience Key differences between a regular speaker and a TEDx speaker Choosing a topic: what’s hot, what’s not, and how to "sell" it to people Storytelling and hormones: how to make people fall in love with your stories. What makes a difference when you are telling a story How to connect with the audience Plus, Q&A and secret tips to pass your TEDx selection process and how to behave on the stage (and what to do when things go wrong)

About your trainer: Dr. Anastasia Dedyukhina, TEDx speaker, international coach, author of Homo Distractus, and founder of a London-based tech-life balance consultancy Consciously Digital. Anastasia is a frequent speaker at global conferences and appeared multiple times in the national and international press, including BBC, ITV, Metro, Guardian etc. Full refund is possible 7 days before the event. No refunds after 7 days.

When: Friday, 22nd February 2019

Time: 6.30-9pm

Where: The Thinking Hut Oost (Mauritskade 55C)

Tickets available here