Skill Level Beginner
- I want you to think about reading a good book, maybe one that starts with the sentence, "It was a dark and stormy night." What happens when you read those words? Perhaps you can almost feel yourself getting rained on as though you were a character in the story itself. - Or, you might imagine sitting inside a cozy room next to a warm fire looking out through a window at the storm. Regardless, I bet you're curious about what's going to happen next in the story. - [Karen] And curiosity is key to engaging your audience whether you're writing the next best selling novel or delivering a presentation, even a highly technical one. In this course you'll learn how to identify a story you can use for a technical presentation to hook your audience and deliver a talk they'll learn from and remember. - And, we'll be sharing real world examples of technical storytelling. Hi, I'm Poornima Vijayashanker, the founder of Femgineer, an education company dedicated to helping techies level up in their careers, build products and companies. - And I'm Karen Catlin, a former tech industry executive who's now an advocate for inclusive workplaces. I'm an author, a leadership coach, and a frequent public speaker. We've taught hundreds of techies how to level up their public speaking skills, and we're looking forward to helping you in this LinkedIn learning course. - Let's go! - Let's go!