Come meet Lara Hogan! Lara will visit Postlight on January 18th to talk about her new book, Demystifying Public Speaking (https://abookapart.com/products/demystifying-public-speaking). Communications coach Bill Smartt will interview Lara about identifying your fears so you can face them, and how to bravely step out in front of the crowd.
About Lara (http://larahogan.me/)
Lara Hogan is an Engineering Director at Etsy, and author of Designing for Performance (http://designingforperformance.com/) and Building a Device Lab (http://buildingadevicelab.com/). She champions performance as a part of the overall user experience, striking a balance between aesthetics and speed. Lara has presented at Google I/O, keynoted the Velocity Conference, and given talks at companies like The New York Times to help shift them toward a culture of performance.
Demystifying Public Speaking is Lara’s newest book, published by A Book Apart. The book tackles pre-speech nerves, holding your audience’s attention, crafting content that is accessible and inclusive—and of course, the importance of donuts.
About Bill (http://www.smartttalk.com/)
Bill Smartt is a communications coach who has helped countless professionals in every industry learn how to approach the podium with confidence, authenticity, and peace of mind. As the founder of Smartt Talk (http://www.smartttalk.com/), Bill's clients include American Express, CNN, Credit Suisse, Facebook, Harvard Business School, Mailchimp, Spotify, and the United Nations.