Have you ever felt like you’re talking, but nobody is listening?

As entrepreneurs, we often find ourselves in situations when we need to influence, inspire, convince, negotiate or simply communicate an idea. Our audience could be potential partners, investors, a loan officer at a bank, or just one or several of your employees. Your ability to get what you want out of these situations is often largely dependent on how good we are at speaking.

Powerful speaking is a crucial skill for every entrepreneur, and that’s why this video is an excellent introduction.

In this very useful talk, this sound expert — Julian Treasure — demonstrates the how-to’s of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy.

 

Enjoy!

Video credit: TED