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  1. What makes a good speaker? Kelsey Hightower Lara Hogan

    Lara Hogan, who literally wrote the book on public speaking, and Kelsey Hightower, speaker and chair of many tech conferences, join us to share their personal speaking stories (and nightmares!), how they prepare their talks, and the common mistakes they see first-time speakers make.

    https://www.codenewbie.org/podcast/what-makes-a-good-speaker

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  2. Track Changes: Lara Hogan on Engineering and Public Speaking

    Demystifying public speaking: this week Paul and Rich talk to Lara Hogan, an engineering director at Etsy whose most recent book, Demystifying Public Speaking, aims to help get more diverse voices onstage in the tech world. Topics covered include overcoming specific fears before getting onstage, how to process feedback, and some of her own experiences onstage, from highlights on down to one particular public-speaking horror show. They also discuss her career at Etsy and the joys and challenges of management.

    http://trackchanges.libsyn.com/lara-hogan-on-engineering-and-public-speaking

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  3. Jeremy Keith - Pencil vs Pixel

    “The key is sincerity.”

    In this interview, Jeremy Keith talks to us about his experience in public speaking, how he runs conferences, and much more. He gives us advice on how to stand out and how to create an influential voice. Jeremy Keith is a designer, developer, writer and speaker. He is co-founder of Clearleft, a design and development agency based out of Brighton, England. Jeremy is a web standards advocate and prominent figure in the web design community.

    http://pencilvspixel.com/042-jeremy-keith/

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  4. Yesenia Perez-Cruz Asks Her Past Self for Feedback | Ladies in Tech

    Let’s talk public speaking in a foreign country on this episode of the Ladies in Tech podcast!

    Designer, Yesenia Perez-Cruz, joins us after her recent trip to Brazil, where she explains some of the adjustments she made for speaking to an international audience. We’ll also talk about prepping for your conference talk and how to know if your idea for a talk is a good one.

    Yesenia is senior designer at Happy Cog in Philadelphia, where she creates beautiful, functional design systems for clients like MTV, Zappos, and Iron Chef Jose Garces. She teaches for GirlDevelopit, and has spoken at conferences like Artifact, Blend, and SXSW.

    http://ladiesintech.com/podcast-yesenia-perez-cruz/

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  5. Jonathan Snook Turns Writing into Speaking | Ladies in Tech

    Jonathan Snook joins us and talks about SMACSS, writing, workshops and more! Listen to hear about how Jonathan took an idea and expanded that idea into a book and series of workshops. Also find out his take on how to keep material fresh and interesting when you repeat information for different groups of people. To round things out, we’ll also ask Jonathan to tell us about when things at a conference went way unexpected and how he came out of that unscathed.

    http://ladiesintech.com/podcast-jonathan-snook/

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  6. Stacey Mulcahy Takes us Behind the Scenes at Workshops | Ladies in Tech

    Ever wonder what it’s like to run a workshop? Speaking all day comes with a new set of rewards and challenges, find out more about those as Stacey Mulcahy joins us on the podcast. We’ll talk about how public speaking differs between all day workshops versus an hour-long talk. We’ll also talk about what makes a workshop successful, how to plan one, and how to come up with topics to speak about.

    Stacey Mulcahy is a Microsoft Technology Evangelist for Windows 8. She’s also really into physical computing – working with the Raspberry Pi, BeagleBoard and the Arduino.

    Stacey has spoken at over 45 events on a variety of topics that range from technical to workflow and process. Stacey has spoken at conferences like FITC in Toronto, Vancouver and Amsterdam, Reasons to be Creative, and Halifax Pop Explosion.

    http://ladiesintech.com/podcast-stacey-mulcahy/

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