WATCH

PechaKucha Presentation
No video for YouTube upload available.

Presenter bw douglas 20kruger 202017

Douglas Kruger

in Johannesburg

How to Become a Public Speaker

PRESENTED ON MAY 21, 2019
IN JOHANNESBURG @ VOL 22

Douglas Kruger is a full-time professional speaker on the business circuit, and the author of six books published by Penguin, one of which is titled ‘How to Make Your Point Without PowerPoint.’ He has earned the prestigious ‘Certified Speaking Professional’ designation from the National Speakers Association in America, and our own local Speakers Association has inducted him into its ’Speaker Hall of Fame.' Douglas Kruger, the only person ever to have won the Southern African Championships for Public Speaking, hosted by Toastmasters, a record five times. 

APPLAUD THIS!
Thumb 1 428184f5521fc640079c5413064ef83b2bc50bce136a

The Art of Communication

BY MICHELLE THOMÉ
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 22, 2011

Michelle Thomé fully embraces the 20x20 format -- specifically, the numbering -- in her presentation on effective and efficient ways of speaking in public. (in Portuguese)

Thumb full slide195

How Public Art Can Save the World

BY TALEEN DER HAROUTIOUNIAN
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 20, 2015

“Housing and transportation may make the foundation for a great city, but art is what brought it to life.”

In How Public Art Can Save the World from PechaKucha Night Markham’s 9th volume, Speaker Taleen Der Haroutiounian explains why art should be considered a necessary feature in any community and why public art is the key to building healthier and happier communities, especially in the suburbs! Taleen is a placemaker who is passionate about community well-being in the suburbs.

Thumb slide116

A Fear of Public Speaking

BY MO NISHIYAMA
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 07, 2016

Speaker Mo Nishiyama tells us a little bit about his tremendous fear of public speaking, and how he has learned to give better presentations. He studied books, videos, and lightning-talk events— overcoming impostor syndrome to give an exciting Pecha Kucha presentation.

Thumb slide74

Anyone Can be a Speaker

BY NICK KINDLER
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 29, 2017

A former creative director, actor & comedian, Nick Kindler has coached hundreds of speakers at TEDxToronto and Singularity and dozens of Fortune 500 companies. He is the Co-Founder, a Speaker, and Executive Speaker Coach at Talk Boutique and thinks anyone has it in them to be a speaker. 

Thumb pechkucha.001

Trust Yourself: Improving Your Public Speaking

BY SHAWN DEMPSEY
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 01, 2018

Public speaking is a great way to grow.  Although it can be intimidating, Shawn Dempsey lays out some great techniques for how to compose a speech, gain confidence and practice your way to a mastery of public speaking.

Thumb mike 20thompson 20  20pk 20music thompson page 01

Hip-Hop as Reclaiming Public Space

BY MIKE THOMPSON
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 18, 2017

Mike Thompson talks about how Hip-hop music relates to placemaking and public spaces.

Thumb slide18

How I Conquered Glossophobia

BY STELLA THOMASSEN
@ VOL 37 ON JAN 23, 2019

Have you ever heard of glossophobia? Our team member Stella Thomassen used to suffer from glossophobia - until something made her take all actions to overcome this fear. In this presentation, Stella tells us how she conquered her fear of public speaking.

Thumb pkn portsmouth 36.058

The Art of The Segue

BY KATHLEEN SOLDATI
@ VOL 35 ON NOV 08, 2018

The Art of The Segue; public speaking - presented by Kathleen Soldati.

Thumb cj 20marks 20 may 202019 .003

Public Speaking Tips

BY C.J. MARKS
@ VOL 39 ON MAY 17, 2019

As a respected Toastmaster, TEDx presenter and presentation coach, C.J. Marks has some solid tips in speaking. In addition, he has coached the two most recent ECC All Japan Speech Champions. Empowering people and making them more confident and better speakers is what he does.