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Presentation Skills for Design Students

Are you a design student or graduate? This podcast is for you! Discover how to present your projects like a boss, speak with confidence, kick ass in job interviews and fast track your career. This is stuff they don't teach you in school or university. Presentation Skills for DesignStudents podcast - public speaking,communication, careers with ChristinaCanters. Visit http://designdrawspeak.com

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Episode 25: From Shy Architecture Student to Kick-Ass Keynote Speaker – Lessons from Pat Flynn of SmartPassiveIncome.com

Communication is the key to everything, from your relationships to your business to your professional life. This week I am SUPER excited to be chatting with one of my favourite bloggers and podcasters, the super fun and generous Pat Flynn. Pat shows people how to make an income passively online at SmartPassiveIncome.com. Becoming a very successful online […] The post Episode 25: From Shy Architecture Student to Kick-Ass Keynote Speaker – Lessons from Pat Flynn of SmartPassiveIncome.com appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

28mins

9 May 2014

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Episode 13: How To Refine And Articulate Your Ideas – Interview with Danielle Wilde

The idea of speaking is to…be understood, it’s not to show how clever you are.   Do you wish you found it easier to explain the jumble of ideas in your head? Meet my interview guest this week – Danielle Wilde. She’s here to help! Danielle describes herself as an artist, design researcher and academic, […] The post Episode 13: How To Refine And Articulate Your Ideas – Interview with Danielle Wilde appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

25mins

30 Jan 2014

Rank #2

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Episode 12: Only 5 Minutes To Present? No Problem!

How do I present my ENTIRE design project in only 5 minutes?? This is something I struggled with many times as an architecture student. You work for weeks and weeks, do tonnes of research and analysis, explore concept after concept and create numerous presentation drawings. You could easily talk about your project for hours. How […] The post Episode 12: Only 5 Minutes To Present? No Problem! appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

24mins

24 Jan 2014

Rank #3

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Episode 22: Body Language Secrets – Simple Tricks For Getting Confident, Building Trust & Reading People’s Minds! Interview with Blake Eastman of The Nonverbal Group

People get so concerned with nailing their presentation that they forget to be natural and comfortable, and it’s that anxiety that produces behaviours that make them less effective. This week I am thrilled to be sharing with you the secrets of body language hacker, former professional poker player and serial entrepreneur Blake Eastman. Ever wondered […] The post Episode 22: Body Language Secrets – Simple Tricks For Getting Confident, Building Trust & Reading People’s Minds! Interview with Blake Eastman of The Nonverbal Group appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

27mins

17 Apr 2014

Rank #4

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Episode 3 – The Meaning Of Your Message Is The EFFECT It Has – Interview With Dr. Steve Carey

Ohhhhh yeah do I feel like a rock star or what…it’s my very first interview! I am very excited to have Dr. Steve Carey on the show. Steve is Director of Studies at the Academy of Hypnotic Science.  He is an expert public speaker and teaches students how to communicate and deliver killer presentations through […] The post Episode 3 – The Meaning Of Your Message Is The EFFECT It Has – Interview With Dr. Steve Carey appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

38mins

20 Nov 2013

Rank #5

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Episode 29: How To Blitz Your Job Interview – Secrets of Executive Speech Coach Diane DiResta

[In the workplace] CONFIDENCE trumps COMPETENCE. That’s why if…you see someone who you know has less skill than you and they get promoted, I’ll bet you anything they have the confidence and ability to sell themselves. So you’ve landed that all-important job interview. Now all you need to do is rock up with your portfolio, […] The post Episode 29: How To Blitz Your Job Interview – Secrets of Executive Speech Coach Diane DiResta appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

27mins

12 Jun 2014

Rank #6

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Episode 16: How To Manage Your Fear Of Public Speaking

It’s well known that most of us have a fear, to some degree, of public speaking. The effects range from slight nerves to a complete debilitating mental shut down. But don’t despair! It is, in fact, a fear that you can ‘unlearn’! In this episode I share with you where our fear of public speaking comes […] The post Episode 16: How To Manage Your Fear Of Public Speaking appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

17mins

7 Mar 2014

Rank #7

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Episode 4: ‘Surpriseology’ – Interview With Peter Billingham

When was the last time you experienced a pleasant surprise? Maybe you received an unexpected gift, or your housemate randomly cooked you dinner, or you found a $10 note floating along the ground. Memorable, yes? Now what can you recall about presentations you’ve seen at university or school? To be honest, not too many stand […] The post Episode 4: ‘Surpriseology’ – Interview With Peter Billingham appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

31mins

27 Nov 2013

Rank #8

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Episode 24: How to Overcome Anxiety and Become ‘Performance Ready’ – Interview with ‘The GPS Girl’ Karen Jacobsen

If you [can] speak to a group of people feeling completely calm about who you are…miracles [will happen] in every area of your life. Fasten your seatbelts: this week I am speaking with the wonderful Karen Jacobsen, AKA ‘The GPS Girl.’ Yes folks, she is the voice in tens of millions of GPS units around […] The post Episode 24: How to Overcome Anxiety and Become ‘Performance Ready’ – Interview with ‘The GPS Girl’ Karen Jacobsen appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

33mins

1 May 2014

Rank #9

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Episode 6: ‘Deliver A Compelling Story’ – Interview with Simone LeAmon

I often think that the best way to communicate [in presentations] is not leading with a great deal of jargon. It’s not an opportunity to flex your intellectual muscles. It’s an opportunity to engage with other human beings and [to] work to deliver a compelling story about why this design has a right to exist. […] The post Episode 6: ‘Deliver A Compelling Story’ – Interview with Simone LeAmon appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

36mins

12 Dec 2013

Rank #10

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Episode 7: Don’t Stress! (And Why You Should Learn To Play The Guitar) – Interview With Manuel Pineda

This week I am very excited to chat with my friend and all-round good guy Manuel Pineda. Manuel is a Colombian architect and guitar aficionado with a penchant for hand drawing, heavy metal and talking fast. He is also a super talented designer who absolutely loves getting his teeth into a challenging design competition. In […] The post Episode 7: Don’t Stress! (And Why You Should Learn To Play The Guitar) – Interview With Manuel Pineda appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

34mins

19 Dec 2013

Rank #11

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Episode 8: 5 Communication Lessons From Beyoncé

This week I am very excited to have…Beyoncé on the show! (Just kidding. Maybe one day. Beyoncé, if you’re reading this, would you consider joining me on the show? Tweet me!) Anyway, I think the super talented Mrs Carter knows a thing or two about communication. How else do you build a huge tribe of […] The post Episode 8: 5 Communication Lessons From Beyoncé appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

15mins

30 Dec 2013

Rank #12

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Episode 26: Creativity Is Not Just For Your Work! Why You Should Get Creative With Your Communication And How To Do It

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while.      –  Steve Jobs   As a designer, you’ve already got a lot of creativity in your […] The post Episode 26: Creativity Is Not Just For Your Work! Why You Should Get Creative With Your Communication And How To Do It appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

18mins

15 May 2014

Rank #13

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Episode 30: How To Stop Procrastinating And Get Stuff Done – Interview with Productivity Expert Hugh Culver

We THINK we’re busy…but the reality is…we really only put in a couple of quality hours of work per day. Do you put off the most important tasks until the last minute, resulting in sleepless nights and a whole lotta stress? Or do you get distracted easily by email, social media or delicious snacks? If […] The post Episode 30: How To Stop Procrastinating And Get Stuff Done – Interview with Productivity Expert Hugh Culver appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

26mins

19 Jun 2014

Rank #14

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Episode 9: What Are Your Communication Goals For 2014?

Happy 2014 everyone! I hope you’re feeling fresh, energised and ready to grab a hold of the new year with all your might. It’s gonna be an exciting one, I can tell! Maybe you’re starting a brand new design course. Maybe this is your final year or semester! Or perhaps you’re midway through your course […] The post Episode 9: What Are Your Communication Goals For 2014? appeared first on Design Draw Speak.

13mins

3 Jan 2014

Rank #15