MasterClass - Neil deGrasse Tyson Teaches Scientific Thinking and Communication [Video]

MasterClass - Neil deGrasse Tyson Teaches Scientific Thinking and Communication [Video]
MasterClass - Neil deGrasse Tyson Teaches Scientific Thinking and Communication [Video]
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Neil deGrasse Tyson was just nine years old when he became fascinated by the mysteries of the cosmos. Today he’s known worldwide for inspiring others to consider the world—and the universe—around us. The astrophysicist, director at the world-renowned Hayden Planetarium in New York City, and science influencer has been a powerful advocate for science literacy with a popular television series and the NYT–bestselling book Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. He’s been awarded the U.S. National Academy of Sciences Public Welfare Medal for his “extraordinary role in exciting the public about the wonders of science.” Now he’s teaching you how he connects with audiences around the world.

In his MasterClass, Neil deGrasse Tyson teaches you how to discover and communicate objective truths in clear, exciting, and engaging ways. Learn to think, measure, and weigh information like a scientist; detect flaws in your own reasoning and navigate cognitive bias; and gauge the credibility of information and ideas. He also teaches you his personal approach to communicating, whether you’re presenting to an audience, delivering a sound bite, or simply conversing with friends and family around the dinner table.

In this online class, you’ll learn about:

  • Scientific literacy
  • Cognitive bias
  • Personal and political truths
  • The scientific method
  • Making predictions
  • Scientific measurement
  • Effective communication
  • Connecting with an audience
  • Creating a sound bite
  • Inspiring curiosity
MasterClass - Neil deGrasse Tyson Teaches Scientific Thinking and Communication [Video]

MasterClass - David Sedaris Teaches Storytelling and Humor [Video]

MasterClass - David Sedaris Teaches Storytelling and Humor [Video]
MasterClass - David Sedaris Teaches Storytelling and Humor [Video]
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With regular pieces in The New Yorker, national tours, and appearances on NPR’s This American Life, David Sedaris is one of the most recognizable essayists writing today. He’s known for his wit, weirdness, satire, and serious humor, and his collections of personal essays—Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, and Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls—each became immediate bestsellers. He’s also the author of a New York Times–bestselling fable collection and has twice had his work included in “The Best American Essays” anthologies.

So far, more than 10 million copies of his books are in print around the world, and he’s been nominated for three Grammy Awards for Best Spoken Word and Best Comedy Album. Now the writer Entertainment Weekly calls the “preeminent humorist of his generation” teaches you his tools for writing humor and his approach to the art of personal storytelling.

In David’s MasterClass, learn to turn everyday observations into stories with meaning, craft personal essays that resonate from beginning to end, and incorporate humor that not only gets a laugh but also connects with readers on a deeper level. Join David backstage as he workshops and perfects his public readings and find inspiration in his approach to publishing and the writer’s life. Find stories and inspiration all around you, hone your humor writing, and embrace the power of your personal perspective.

In this online class, you’ll learn about:

  • Fine-tuning your observational skills
  • Turning observations into stories
  • Perfecting your opening line
  • Writing with meaning
  • Connecting with readers and live audiences
  • Writing about family and friends
  • Turning vignettes and diary entries into stories
  • Tools for writing humor
  • Getting the most out of public readings
  • Creating and titling collected essays
MasterClass - David Sedaris Teaches Storytelling and Humor [Video]

MasterClass - Chris Voss Teaches the Art of Negotiation [Video]

MasterClass - Chris Voss Teaches the Art of Negotiation [Video]
MasterClass - Chris Voss Teaches the Art of Negotiation [Video]
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During his 24-year tenure at the FBI, Chris Voss developed a set of negotiation skills that apply as aptly to everyday life as they did in high-stakes national and international crime. He rose to become the bureau’s lead hostage negotiator, handling more than 150 international cases, and now he’s CEO and founder of the Black Swan Group, where he and his team train individuals and executives to be effective negotiators.

Also trained by Scotland Yard and Harvard Law School, Chris has shared his unique insight through his bestselling book “Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It.” Now, through his MasterClass, he’s sharing his field-tested techniques with you.

In Chris’s MasterClass, learn tactical empathy and a collaborative approach to negotiating based on human nature. Chris teaches you advanced communication skills like mirroring, labeling, and mastering your delivery. He uses mock negotiations and real-life lessons from his time at the FBI, including a Chase Manhattan Bank robbery and an international kidnapping, to give you the tools you can use every day, whether you’re negotiating a job offer or a car lease or simply want to enjoy better communication with your family. Learn how to discover critical pieces of information, bargain like a pro, and change the dynamic of your interactions so you can experience better outcomes and get more of what you want out of life.

In this online class, you’ll learn about:

  • Mirroring and labeling
  • Negotiation tactics and strategies
  • Communication skills
  • How to negotiate a salary
  • Bargaining
  • Finding black swans
  • Creating the illusion of control
  • Psychological tools
  • Body language and speech patterns
  • How and when to be assertive
MasterClass - Chris Voss Teaches the Art of Negotiation [Video]

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