Tell Your Story the TED Talk Way

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As we prepare for GovLoop’s Second Annual State and Local Innovators Virtual Summit, we are posting blogs about many of the sessions and some of the tips and best practices are experts will share. The summit is September 16th from 10AM-5PM ET and free for everyone — make sure to register here!  


Akash Karia is the best selling author of TED Talks Storytelling: 23 Storytelling Techniques from the Best TED Talks. An expert in storytelling and public speaking, Karia has trained over 50,000 across the globe. He was been ranked twice as the #1 Most Popular Business & Money author on Amazon Kindle and his books have been translated into Italian, Korean, and Japanese. Karia’s books provide practical tools, techniques, and strategies to improve communication, productivity, and workplace psychology.

Karia will kick-off the second annual State and Local Innovators Virtual Summit this year with a discussion of his most effective findings and best practices for public speaking, storytelling, and communication. Having presented to diverse audiences worldwide from bankers in Hong Kong to government officials in Dubai, Karia combines his in-depth research with his real-world business experience as a Chief Commercial Officer at a multi-million dollar tech company to create rapid and effective results.

Increased communications skills have the ability to make an incredible impact on the efficiency of a government organization. With the beneficial personal development knowledge, government employees will be more effective at communicating the messages of the organization, their projects, and themselves. Advanced storytelling skills will benefit any government organization through clarity of message and mission. Increased public speaking skills for employees can positively impact workplace culture and productivity. The skills from this keynote will effectively transition through the duration of the virtual summit.

From this virtual training, you’ll receive tips and new skills to improve your public speaking capabilities and knowledge of successful storytelling that makes an impact on an organization. As communication is crucial in implementing goals across all levels of government, Karia’s insights will prove invaluable and a thought provoking start to this year’s online sessions.

Keynote: How to Tell Your Story – The TED Talk Way is part of GovLoop’s State and Local Innovators Virtual Summit, an all-day, virtual event with 6 different online trainings, networking opportunities and resources to help you do your job better. It takes place on September 16th. You can see the schedule and register here for free. You can earn up to 6 CPEs by attending, so be sure to register and share with your colleagues! 

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