Feb 27, 2019
Kevlin Henney is a professional public speaker and the highly regarded author of 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know. He also runs his own software consultancy firm.
In this episode, Kevlin tells Richard how he started his career as a software developer and quickly made the transition into public speaking. He explains the struggles he went through trying to figure out his unique speaking style, which he did without any guidance. He also stresses how important it is to learn from every talk you give.
Kevlin describes the evolution of speaking to tech audiences, including how technological advances like PowerPoint have made public speaking much more accessible to the general public and have allowed individuals to have more on-the-spot creativity.
Learn more about Kevlin here.
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