Don’t use your laser pointer! Art of Speaking Science

by Alexey Bersenev on April 1, 2008 · 3 comments

in career

Today I attended seminar “The Art of Speaking Fundamental Skills for Biomedical Research Professionals” given by Lisa Marshall at University of Pennsylvania. Seminar aimed to help scientific professionals, enhance and develop their public speaking and presentation skills.

It was great seminar! Incredibly useful! I learned a lot and highly recommend you to attend if Lisa will give a lecture in your university.

I was happy to know that Lisa has a blog – place on the web, where you can learn some tricks and get some tips how to deliver your knowledges to audience.

Should I tell you how is it important for your scientific or business career?

You can download presentation “The Art of Speaking” from Lisa’s blog.

(attention traffic-dependent users! pdf file = 132Mb, but it’s worth it!)

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cc April 3, 2008 at 7:02 pm

Public speaking is definitely an art I must learn to master because this is part of my life now. I never expected that I would venture into a field requiring me to give presentations as often as I do because I am greatly afraid of public speaking. Thanks for sharing!

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Alex April 3, 2008 at 7:07 pm

I learned today from Lisa’s seminar, that according research, public speaking is the phobia #1 in the society. You will wonder, but phobia of death is only 7th on the list!!!

Yes, we have to learn how to…
and practice, practice, practice… this is a way to successful career!

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Lisa B. Marshall April 4, 2008 at 5:56 am

Thanks for attending and thanks for your kind words here on your blog . I hope to see you at my professional networking skills seminar on April 22 on your campus. Be sure to reintroduce yourself to me when I am there and also don’t forget to join my professional network on LinkedIn.com. (I accept all invitations.) I have a growing network of life sciences professionals and this can be a great resource.

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