Lara Hogan — Public Speaking Training
Episode 124 • Published Jul 04, 2017
Lara Hogan is an engineering director at Etsy and the author of Designing for Performance and the coauthor of Building a Device Lab. Her latest book, Demystifying Public Speaking, tackles every step involved in taking the podium and delivering the killer presentation.
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- 1:38 Welcome to Lara Hogan
- 2:50 How did you get started on a book about public speaking?
- 6:40 A break though on how to handle Q&A sessions.
- 9:00 Why should people in tech give talks in the first place?
- 12:18 Shaping a talk becomes an everyday process.
- 17:25 Talks don’t happen in a vacuum.
- 18:10 Finding the right venues to speak at.
- 19:45 As a speaker you have to be very professional.
- 20:45 Having back up plans helps reduce your fears.
- 23:30 Event organizers should be letting you know expectations.
- 24:45 Words of wisdom for anyone thinking of public speaking.