How To Speak by Patrick Winston

20 gru 2019
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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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  • For more on the life and work of Professor Winston (1943-2019), visit

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    • @PermaKulHurTur I was uncomfortable with his shallow breath. Had no idea he passed away so soon after this. Very generous teaching style.

      Deb LynneDeb Lynne2 dni temu
    • @Andrew_koala I have a serious question for you, do you offer mentorship?

      Ian SmithIan Smith26 dni temu
    • @Ian Smith I

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    • @Alvin Fuller yet they invested so much into it. Wait, maybe it's apart of it. Maybe 5g is Corona

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    • @Pink Lady oh bs

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  • Me while finishing my presentation on my plane design to the engineering board: "God bless you, and God bless America!"

    SamSam42 minut temu
  • Rule1: Get some exercize so you aren't gasping for air.

    chuck1prillamanchuck1prillaman2 godzin temu
  • How about temperature of room. I am sedated when the room is cold and fall asleep no matter how I resist. It is important to have a temperate room.

    KK8 godzin temu
  • ted talks how to speak

    420protoman420protoman22 godzin temu
  • an academic delusion

    ronald gebanronald geban23 godzin temu
  • In chats they write about EnotGlobal , who knows what kind of thing?

    Sebastijan DizdarSebastijan DizdarDzień temu
  • I'm so happy to hear the comment about "thank you". I remember being told to say "thank you" at the end of my slides and I said "No".

    HydromaniacCatHydromaniacCatDzień temu
  • I wish I watched this before giving PowerPoint presentations to company executives team

    Liem HLiem HDzień temu
  • Guys who know, is there such software EnotGlobal, did anyone work for them?

    Sebastijan DizdarSebastijan DizdarDzień temu
  • Wow, this guy sucks. Shouldn't a guy teaching you to speak be engaging???

    Carlton BlackCarlton BlackDzień temu
  • Boring as hell.

    cheerfulerikcheerfulerikDzień temu
  • How the mighty has fallen, M.I.T. you can do better.

    anthony pennantanthony pennant2 dni temu
  • armamentarium

    Steve FolsomSteve Folsom2 dni temu
  • A lot of this is basically a tutorial on how to teach. Many high school teachers need to watch this.

    TechintelTechintel2 dni temu
  • Is "empathatic" an accepted alternative spelling of "empathetic"? I couldn't find it anywhere.

    ScorieDivineScorieDivine2 dni temu
  • For the last side, part of the presentation "we" (wont mention the large Software R&D firm here) put up "Short Links" like or more important now QR Codes As almost everyone will simply use their Mobile to take a pic of the slide. So Plan and encourage slide Content Sharing (of course limited) in the way people are now interacting with presentations and talks.

    Bryan TuttleBryan Tuttle2 dni temu
  • Sadly I just happened upon this video today and did not know we lost such a great mind. I wish I got to meet and work with this gentleman. As a 20 year Microsoft Certified Trainer and frequent speaker I can personally reaffirm almost every (salient ;-) ) point made during this presentation. While I believe style could be added (finding yours) along with other techniques such as: "Know Your Audience and Their Interests" & "Don't Talk to the Board" Mr. Winston does a fantastic job at what I myself employ as well as teach CEOs, trainers, software developers and Sales professionals. Kudos for Sharing your Research, Experience and Passion! Well done.

    Bryan TuttleBryan Tuttle2 dni temu
  • And after this lecture, the students went to another lecture and judged the living crap out of the lecturer.

    Harry HaHarry Ha2 dni temu
  • vv

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  • The needy bell temporally pop because farm formally fail over a marvelous ellipse. windy, thin female

    Wing Kan KwokWing Kan Kwok3 dni temu
  • 50:30

    Tycho BraheTycho Brahe3 dni temu
  • great guy! really enjoyed and useful

    Dan Codrut AlexandruDan Codrut Alexandru3 dni temu
  • Close your laptops. And if you didn't bring a pen and paper in addition to your laptop, it's your own fault for being born after 1980.

    John DoeJohn Doe4 dni temu
  • What a beautiful lecture! I just wish there was something like this for studying/learning. Sorry to hear he passed, I leave my respects.

    Zack GreyZack Grey4 dni temu
  • He's one of those people who radiates such a chaotic energy. He makes a joke and people laugh but he's completely straightfaced like you don't know whether it's okay to laugh or not.

    Caleb MCaleb M4 dni temu
    • Yeah, this guy's acting like he's some amazing sage on how to present effectively yet he has no energy and comes off like a smug asshole.

      Graham SellGraham Sell2 dni temu
  • Listen to Terence Mckenna talks for examples of a truly talented communicator. I try and copy his pacing and diction, but cannot match match his quick mind!

    Linda MLinda M4 dni temu
  • #VerbalPunctuation

    Sem डेव ᚸ 葛络思Sem डेव ᚸ 葛络思5 dni temu
  • ❤️ Patrick and Mit. A bridge to Modern Contemporary,Post Modern Art life here in Oxfordshire England Thank you 💯%

    henrycastle1henrycastle15 dni temu
  • That guy in the front audience looks like Steve Jobs

    Danillo GasparDanillo Gaspar5 dni temu
  • 8:00

    Prathamesh ChougulePrathamesh Chougule5 dni temu
  • Bankrupt Americans with science degrees can watch mit. Who knew.

    Ines PrinceInes Prince5 dni temu
  • Successful College Students Communication The Quality of Speaking The Quality of Writing The Quality of Ideas Function: How much knowledge do you have? Rank 1 How much practice to master a skill? Rank 2 How much talent do you have? Rank 3 A. Before We Start Switch off your laptop and mobile phone Focus on the communication and Thinking B. The Quality of Speaking How to Start Not recommend for joke Listeners are ready for the communication Give Promise What we are going to learn (understand)? Samples Deep in Cycles Repeat the essentials Build a Fence Don't make them feel confuse Let listeners focus on your idea Verbal Punctuation Landmark on your essentials Provide Numbers or Graphs Ask a Question Time and Place Well Fit Populated D. Boards Graphic Quality Speed Property Easy to absorb knowledge Target Appearance Eye Contact Use hands to draw attentions Note Style Don't use laser pen G. Persuading, Job Talks, and Getting Famous Why some people failed in persuading Situation Research contents Time Place Feel Practices If problem doesn't make you cry, the practice doesn't have value. Job Talks 5 Minutes What are the visions Problem Approach Structures Symbolic Creation Describe your results Break in different steps Get Famous 1. Symbols 2. Slogan 3. Surprise 4. Salient 5. Story How to Stop Motivation Don't say thank you F. Informing Give Promise: solution to problem Inspiration Give audience passion You must love your work How to Think (in Education) Core: Storytelling Provide stories they need to know Discussions and Questions Analysis and Structuring Put everything together Evaluate the reliability of the stories and structures E. Props More chalk, Less PPT Slides Guide thinking Empathetic Design PPT Slides Design Clean Background Get Rid of Words Remove Logos Remove Title Describe your title and content 40-50 Font Size Reduce the number of ppt

    Zhenyu CaoZhenyu Cao5 dni temu
  • Gets off to a bad start by saying that the gymnast wasn't as good as him at skiing because she only had the talent. But her talent was for gymnastics not skiing.

    M.S.GM.S.G6 dni temu
  • This is an amazing work. Hope he cryonically preserved ("cryo-suspended") himself, like Minsky did. I'd love to talk with him in the future.

    Grandfather_Din_RacketGrandfather_Din_Racket6 dni temu
  • That is one bigass blackboard

    Git ManGit Man6 dni temu
  • Could anyone from MIT say whether other courses are delivered with the same rule of engagement in their university, and what their views are on this? Lastly, if you are a student, regardless of your affiliation, can you find any sound arguments against this particular rule of engagement in the context of university lectures?

    • @MIT OpenCourseWare Thank you for your reply.

    • We can say that there are a few instructors that feel the same way. On a quick search, we have at least 3 other courses (that are not Patrick Winston courses) that have no laptops/cellphones rules listed in their syllabus.

      MIT OpenCourseWareMIT OpenCourseWare5 dni temu
  • Dont forget to end by saying "please clap"

    Rob SanRob San7 dni temu
  • yo thanks i know how to talk words now

    OverdriveOverdrive7 dni temu
  • Amazing. So glad PLworld recommended this to me.

    Ankit SrivastavaAnkit Srivastava7 dni temu
  • It would have been wonderful to have him update or comment on slide presentations in the Zoom era. Or perhaps there is no difference. This advice is pretty timeless.

    Janice ChiarettoJanice Chiaretto7 dni temu
  • Pro tip : don't start talk with a joke, always start with sex.

  • If you read this, doesn't matter where you are right now on this planet, I wish you a wonderful night and a happy peaceful life where all your dreams become true. 🙌❤

    Crazy SoundsCrazy Sounds7 dni temu
  • The immense ketchup unexplainably fax because claus neurochemically disapprove aboard a fragile minibus. guttural H habitual, scintillating restaurant

    Nori MarshallNori Marshall8 dni temu
  • Thank Youuuu soooo enjoyaaaable

    Mouin McharrafiehMouin Mcharrafieh8 dni temu
  • This is an awesome video!! Maybe a half a day in the sound editing lab, it would even be more awesomer-er!! I believe in the "empathetic mirroring" and someone should edit this, especially in respects to Sir Winston. This talk reassured me of the ways I communicate in the social world. face to face, that is. Its what I would do to honor him.

    7thSon7thSon8 dni temu
  • God - the guy is boring.

    Liam McLaughlinLiam McLaughlin8 dni temu
  • Why are 90% of MIT students from Asia or middle east?

    mkd1rmkd1r8 dni temu
  • I just created a new playlist to save this video, so that I can quickly find it. it's a first.

    nassima benkedadranassima benkedadra9 dni temu
  • i thought this was aimed at new parents

    seqingnicoleseqingnicole9 dni temu
  • what is he mumbling i cant understand a word he says

    adiadi10 dni temu
  • physics of speaking!!

    Anshul kurmiAnshul kurmi10 dni temu
  • I'm truly sick of being recommended this.

    Information InformationInformation Information11 dni temu
  • Thanks Prof. Patrick Very inspiring lecture.

    Amad OsAmad Os11 dni temu
  • boooooring

    Restaurant GearRestaurant Gear13 dni temu
  • I found out that this video was released a couple of months after his death :( 75 is just too early

    VareseVarese13 dni temu
  • Thank you

    GabiGabi14 dni temu
  • This Prof used to be a gangstaa , when he went to give an example it was about robbing a bank

    القيصر الكبيرالقيصر الكبير14 dni temu
  • The title shouldn't be "How To Speak" but "How To Give Talks".

    Gábor KrálikGábor Králik17 dni temu
  • Thank You

    Brian ABrian A18 dni temu
  • awesome video... im not a very good student. i cant believe i sit through the video/lecture without clicking on something else or alt-tab to my video game. when i watched this video for the first time i felt like i was there in that lecture hall back in college again. and unlike most of my previous college professors, he kept me interested and i listened. the way and how he talked made it difficult not to want to listen (for me at least). most professors cant keep me interested more than a few mins. i watched this entire video twice and shared it lots of people (please do the same). /salute to u phw. learning = time very well spent

    Jonathan PostonJonathan Poston19 dni temu
  • Teaches how to make good looking powerpoint slides, by not adding much text and reducing superficial things like titles or bulletpoints. Also showing an example of last slide, full of text, with a title & bulletpoints

    Christophe BraunChristophe Braun20 dni temu
  • Marvelous

    Dr omar KhaledDr omar Khaled21 dzień temu
  • I have been taught by an MIT professor on how to speak. Now I won't keep quiet.

    Mohammad Ashar KhanMohammad Ashar Khan25 dni temu
  • Lack of resources is not an excuse for not learning anymore

    Y A S A R _ A N A B I LY A S A R _ A N A B I L25 dni temu
  • After watching this, I googled prof. Winston because I haven't heard of him. And when I learned that he has passed away, my eyes became wet. I literally cried :((

    polfosolpolfosol27 dni temu
  • Great lecture, stumbled on it and finished watching it while reflecting on my own crimes.

    Patrick KievitPatrick Kievit27 dni temu
  • #speaking isn't the only thing about communication and some people like to think of themselves as speakers and listeners both but just because you're integrated doesn't necessarily mean you're good at it so or just because you're very loud and and and you know exciting business and make you good at both people very bad at listening but good at speaking but I mean are you there it's kind of a middle where basically to be sure to have that ability to survive in any circumstance basically kind of thing going on so your communication level is kind of to the point and you it's like whatever physical thing that you got to get done you got to get that done so the metaphysical better eat I guess listen to or spoken to so I find it when I was in college I couldn't remember two people I really liked it and both turned me down but not them turn me down it was me trying to get their attention you know there is a girl and I see her sometimes and I get married cuz you go straight to your classes and stuff and I guess I didn't want to get stuck with it I asked her I tried to get someone to ask her like come here and I was like hey would you like to be in a video basically you don't have to show your face it's just your hands and your feet that's what I want to get for your legs I want to get your leg or something like that very low body that's all I really needed and then I was going to ask for like I like you and everything and come to me and talk I was going to do kidnap her cuz he was like well I don't know you to the people and I don't know if you know I was like on a day of going I said are you still on and I didn't get the I think maybe I would be like maybe I'll go but I probably won't say nothing to The matrix Revelations just see about myself but I guess it has to do with Jimmy speaking hesitations so if you're going to see if I can say that there is nothing else when it comes to communication I

    shus yishushus yishu28 dni temu
  • He is defining Steve Jobs quite well

    Matheus GalvãoMatheus Galvão29 dni temu
  • Always start a talk by enhancing the listening environment.

    Joe DutraJoe Dutra29 dni temu
  • Salute to you Mr. Professor

    Soumya R MishraSoumya R Mishra29 dni temu
  • *finishes speech on why not to have laptop and phones out* lady at 4:10: *hold on lemme check my phone real quick*

    ShrthndShrthnd29 dni temu
  • Such a brilliant and skilled human being. Enjoyed the content

    Antonio SpoletoAntonio SpoletoMiesiąc temu
  • @30:03

    Trishul ModyTrishul ModyMiesiąc temu
  • Fantastic. In March 2020, I did a presentation on the development of music and dance in 20th Century Cuba. The time slot was 15 minutes. Moreover, the presentation was to be delivered in the French language. I was not a native speaker, was unable to play a musical instrument and had never taken a music appreciation course. All I had to do was make it interesting and get the audience to participate. Two hours of preparation went into every minute of presentation. A story line was created. People are visual, auditory and kinesthetic. The props were designed to engage all three ways of viewing the world. An overall video was created. The first video snippet was of the oldest dance and it was stopped in the middle. The audience was invited to see the frames of the dancers, a characteristic of the footwork, hear the rhythm and imagine the cultural situation. The Spanish had forbidden the playing of drums. Then the video would be restarted. Now the audience participated using their eyes and ears. So how did the dance change when the culture changed and you could play drums in public? How did the music change? Public dance was no longer restricted to the monied class. Everyone in the audience was now tuned in to look for reasons why the dance and the music evolved. By the end, the audience was up and dancing.

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  • Good instruction. Just plese do not draw an INVERTED Winston star (i.e. Devil's star) like Patrick did in this video at 50.18. Hope it was not intentional. To add about the hands in the pockets / behind your back while speaking in public - this has nothing to do with a weapon concealing assumption. Hands in the pocket mean that a presenter is an arrogant, overconfident, having no work ethic and manners (which is slightly insulting), and incapable to use jestures correctly. You can do anything at home but not during formal public speech / presentation. Hands behind a teacher's back look like the teacher is an old man with a back pain walking in prison in prison robe. This looks simply miserable.

    Oleksiy ShepotkoOleksiy ShepotkoMiesiąc temu
  • Your phones and computers are disrespectful to the teacher...So sorry he go...

    Дмитрий ВладимировичДмитрий ВладимировичMiesiąc temu
  • There's thousands of daily news media companies who need to note of this information. There are way too many public news reporters and anchors who can't speak correctly. Many of them have speech impediments that never got dealt with when they were youngsters. Then we have small minds in media who give them the anchor job of public speaking every day.

    Garth ClarkGarth ClarkMiesiąc temu
  • students at m.i.t who spend hundred of thousands and dollars seeing some of there classes put on online for free 👁👄👁

    Chris BeniChris BeniMiesiąc temu
  • When he rudely told everyone to close their laptops and put down their phones at the start of his talk, everyone in the room should have walked out in protest. I stopped watching his video, wrote this comment and left. I've no idea what he said after that and I don't want to know. No matter how good your talk, if you can't treat your audience with respect you are not worth listening to.

    John BedsonJohn BedsonMiesiąc temu
    • You missed a good video and proved his point.

      Gary ButterfieldGary Butterfield7 godzin temu
  • पिलर वेल्डिंग अमेरिका दिया है

    rahul kumarrahul kumarMiesiąc temu
  • wonderful talk thank you

    Simon GardnerSimon GardnerMiesiąc temu
  • I came in learning how to speak, and i walked out learning how to talk. I got scammed

    JackJackMiesiąc temu
  • This is what the internet should be all about. Thank you.

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  • "uh .... uh .... uh "

    Jayze VoJayze VoMiesiąc temu
  • I been at this for weeks and I still can't talk properly, actually it has made me worse,luckily for me I can still type

    Brat NaylorBrat NaylorMiesiąc temu
  • Plot twist: he can't actually talk its a voice over

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  • 전설의 명강의 ㅠ

    Zeno PZeno PMiesiąc temu
  • be concise. dont bore the crap out of people know your subject, care about it, get pissed that others dont NOW GO SPEAK

    spymaine89spymaine89Miesiąc temu
  • one of greatest speech I heard ever

    Gondiu LaurentiuGondiu LaurentiuMiesiąc temu
  • at 22.56 empathetic

    Anton JamesAnton JamesMiesiąc temu
  • he thought he was a better skier than an olympian just cause he "thought so" whaaaat....

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  • good thing ive long since mastered these, i had to learn the hard way tho lol

    lemonlimelukeylemonlimelukeyMiesiąc temu
  • This is a brilliant video, the fact you can watch content like this is what I love about PLworld!

    Rosset Bespoke ButlersRosset Bespoke ButlersMiesiąc temu
  • Perhaps a joke can be funny, but to my consideration visualize your working-acts can give a routine in working. and also background music can give a more easy way of working and more comfort. Verbale redenation of your acting can also give structure in your doing. My favourite teacher H.C.L. van Duyhoven at the Graphic Lyceum at Eindhoven in the Netherlands used the Question/Answer teach-methode on sheets. If your learned them out your head, you could get A's. He also use(d) slogans like measurment is knowing. Further can Dalton-education give more result in practice it's like a watch rolling as a circle in to practice, it rolls more stationar. Nice lecture of this teacher, thanks and kind regards.

    Saskia van HoutertSaskia van HoutertMiesiąc temu
  • No teachers at MIT could answer how they teach people how to think? That’s fucking scary. I’m a strip club owner and I know how to train my managers how to think.

    EdP IVEdP IVMiesiąc temu
  • "Don't start with a joke" Gets everyone to laugh (Yes I understand this is not the beginning of the lecture)

    Stephen DiasStephen DiasMiesiąc temu
    • pls tell at what time is this line?

      L LawlietL LawlietMiesiąc temu
  • It's funny because interviews today measure charisma & promise, not application & knowledge

    Stephen DiasStephen DiasMiesiąc temu
  • and what?

    Periscope 007Periscope 007Miesiąc temu
  • Leave the comment section and go back to the video! We only have one language processor

    Fernando Luiz de FigueredoFernando Luiz de FigueredoMiesiąc temu
    • I needed this! Lol

      Fatima MohamedFatima MohamedMiesiąc temu