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The 110 Techniques of Communication & Public Speaking: David JP Phillips (Transcript)

Here is the full text and summary of presentations expert David JP Phillips’ talk titled “The 110 Techniques of Communication & Public Speaking” at TEDxZagreb conference.

In this TEDx talk, David JP Phillips discusses the importance of communication and public speaking skills, explaining that while everyone can improve, some people have an “absolute pleasure” in delivering presentations. He demonstrates the difference between Skill 34, which is when a presenter closes their body language, and Skill 69, which is when a presenter reverses their look. David JP Phillips then provides tips on how to improve these aspects of communication.

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David JP Phillips – Author

All right. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to my passion and to my love and, according to my wife, my mistress in life.

Seven years ago, I embarked on a journey to analyze 5,000 public speakers from all over the world — amateurs and professionals — in order to distill and understand what makes a good speaker good, what makes a great speaker great, and what makes an outstanding speaker outstanding. The result: 110 core skills, with loads of sub skills.

So what does it look like? It looks like this: These are the 110 core skills and the equation is simple. The more of them you fulfill the greater you are.

Now, 110 skills that’s quite a tad too many to go through in one TED talk; don’t you agree?

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