Performative Speaking uses storytelling ideas that incorporate other forms of art, culture, media, and pop culture to create the mood, feeling, or vibe in the audience to convince them of a position.
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Performative Speaking (PS) is about using other forms of art as references to create a specific vibe, mood, or feeling in the listener using different speaking tools and techniques.
Performative Speaking is art and just like other art forms, the goal is to create emotion in the audience.
The philosophy behind Performative Speaking developed over my career in 102 jury trials on cases such as murder, robbery, and child abuse.
Over the past 4 years I've taught this as part of Persausive Speaking at SMU Law School & as a coach of the national mock trial team there.
I've worked with leaders from Apple, Google, Reddit, Facebook, Venture Capital Firms, and many founders from the seed to Series C levels as a coach and consultant.
I speak on why everything in life is sales and how the best leaders and companies create powerful stories to become unbeatable.
Email me for speaking engagement requests at Robbie@robbiecrab.com
Make it simple but significant.
- Don Draper
1. A few serious civil rights violation cases.
2. Consulting work with founders and also professional speakers.
3. My course Performative Speaking was acquired by On Deck in December and I run that program with over 100 ambitious people learning best speaking practices over 8 weeks.
I spent 2020 deep in the world of online education.
What’s an annual review supposed to look like anyway? That’s the thought going through my head in the few weeks leading up to the final day of 2020. There are plenty of great examples and resources from people I admire and respect but this year I’m creating my own version.
There are so many great ideas in the world but so few of them are told with a great story. It’s one of the most mind-blowing things I encounter on a daily basis. I’ve met people working in the coolest jobs, creating a beautiful future, and yet they tell me about their idea or company with the excite