These Savvies explore the topic of Introduction in more detail —
This difference really surprised me. But now that I understand the difference in who the target audience for a TED Talk really is, it makes sense.
One of the most noticeable differences between a traditional Toastmasters speech (such as a manual project or a contest speech) and a TED Talk is timing. Timing is critical in both, but timing is handled very differently in the two different events.
The Speaker Gym Marketplace is your site for finding all the resources that a public speaker uses! Whether you're looking for a service or a product, the Speaker Gym Marketplace is dedicated to meeting your needs!
This section of the Speaker Gym is dedicated to moving "from free to fee" — that is, making the transition from being a public speaker to being a professional speaker!
This is an overview of Pro Speaker U, along with some guidance on effectively using PSU.
Sometimes, the first step is the hardest one to take, and that's especially true for professional speaking. If you want to become a doctor or lawyer or other professional, there are tried-and-true paths for you to follow. But the steps you need to take to become a professional speaker are much harder to determine.
Here are a couple of just-for-fun quizzes that you can test yourself with.
A just-for-fun quiz to test your knowledge of the speaking industry!
A little quiz to determine if you've "got what it takes" to make it as a pro speaker!
Here are 10 great reasons why pro speaking is a terrific career!