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Heroic Public Speaking

via CreativeLive


A memorable speaking engagement can transform a career – learn how to tell stories that stir up emotion and move listeners to the edge of their seats. Join Michael Port and Amy Port for the most engaging public speaking course you’ll ever encounter, Heroic Public Speaking.

Public speaking is notoriously difficult, but working professionals can rarely avoid it. Whether it's selling your work to a potential client, presenting a deck to collaborators, or giving a talk in front of a large audience, it is almost guaranteed that you’ll have to speak in front of others – learn how to do it well. In this Heroic Public Speaking course, Michael and Amy will teach you a system for engaging, persuading, and inspiring your audience, no matter the size.

In this class, Michael and Amy will help you craft a presentation that feels like a performance instead of speech. You’ll learn techniques for structuring a compelling presentation with tips on incorporating cliff-hangers, using humor to engage listeners, and constructing stories that tell a coherent story. You’ll also learn how the pros handle pre-show nerves and respond to the audience in real-time.

If you want to impress and inspire your audience, no matter the size, join Michael and Amy for their complete guide to turning your public speaking gig into a performance.


  • Steal the Show
  • The Principles of Performance
  • Communicating Without Words
  • Find Your Voice: Breathing
  • Find Your Voice: Build your Voice
  • Working On Your Speech
  • Finding Your Big Idea!
  • Sorting Your Big Idea
  • Big Idea & Promise: Framework
  • Developing Different Contrasts
  • Crafting Captivating Speeches
  • Becoming an Aware Performer
  • Discover Storytelling Secrets
  • Building a Story: Three Act Structure
  • Outlining Your Story
  • Rehearsing: Content Mapping
  • Rehearsing: Beats & Operative Words
  • Masterclass: Coaching Breana
  • Masterclass: Coaching Omar
  • Masterclass: Coaching Linda
  • Masterclass: Coaching Sierra & Lacey
  • Masterclass: Coaching Jim
  • Masterclass: Coaching Martez

Taught by

Michael Port and Amy Port

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