Virtual Stack - How to Improve Communication Skills


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Do you ever get stressed about giving speech, even though you know the subject by heart? Or have hard time expressing your knowledge and delivering your message effectively on a blog post? The answer is yes for many people, including me. Good news; all of these are skills that you can develop with some practice and attention.

Amy Lewis, Director of Influence Marketing at VMware, joins me on the 18th episode of the Virtual Stack Podcast, and shares her knowledge and tips for improving communication skills for engineers.

You can reach Amy on Twitter (@commsninja), and also don’t forget to check her podcasts: Tech Confessions and The Geek Whisperers.

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Show Notes:

  • 01:00 Intro
  • 08:00 Working as an Influence Marketing Director
  • 24:00 Some advice on giving speech in front of audience, either 10 people or 1000 people
  • 37:30 What tricks can improve technical blogging skills
  • 42:00 How to find mentors and advisors on this subject
  • 49:30 Contact info, recommended books and closing

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