How To Speak by Patrick Winston

  • Published on:  12/20/2019
  • MIT How to Speak, IAP 2018
    Instructor: Patrick Winston
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    Patrick Winston's How to Speak talk has been an MIT tradition for over 40 years. Offered every January, the talk is intended to improve your speaking ability in critical situations by teaching you a few heuristic rules.

    00:16 Introduction
    03:11 Rules of Engagement
    04:15 How to Start
    05:38 Four Sample Heuristics
    10:17 The Tools: Time and Place
    13:24 The Tools: Boards, Props, and Slides
    36:30 Informing: Promise, Inspiration, How To Think
    41:30 Persuading: Oral Exams, Job Talks, Getting Famous
    53:06 How to Stop: Final Slide, Final Words
    56:35 Final Words: Joke, Thank You, Examples

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