Relationships, Speaking, Connection, Community, Preparation
207 Connecting with Your Co-Speakers – Rabbi Elchanan Poupko
There are many benefits to becoming a TEDx speaker: spreading ideas, connecting with an audience, taking your skills to another level, and many others. Today’s guest shares how he was impacted by an unexpected benefit: connecting with his co-speakers.
Rabbi Elchanan Poupko is an eleventh-generation rabbi, the founding editor of The YU Lamdan (The Wilf Campus Torah Journal), and the president of EITAN (The American Israeli Jewish Network). He also served as a Rabbinic Intern at Park East Synagogue in New York. He holds a Master’s degree in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University. Rabbi Poupko is a member of the Rabbinical Council of America.
- Rabbi Poupko’s experience speaking at TEDx Lincoln Square.
- The backstory of how Rabbi Poupko and Tricia connected.
- The value of connecting with other TEDx speakers.
- What Rabbi Poupko learning about himself during the TEDx speaking process.
- What he would do differently next time.
- The value of practice and feedback in the preparation process.
- How being a TEDx speaker has helped Rabbi Poupko personally and professionally.
- The most surprising thing about doing a TEDx talk.
- Three suggestions for anyone planning to take the TEDx stage.
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- The opportunity to give a TED talk really allows you to take your #speaking skills to the next level. @rabbipoupko
- If you put in the #effort and give it a shot, there are people along the path who will give you a shot. @rabbipoupko #speaking
- There is nothing like getting #practice where you will be performing. @rabbipoupko