How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

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  • Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he offers his vision for a sonorous world of listening and understanding.

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Comments: 2 663

  • Saurav Kapoor
    Saurav Kapoor 3 hours ago


  • Enver Hoxha
    Enver Hoxha 1 day ago

    Sound is meaning:
    Haec ubi dicta cavum conversa cuspide montem
    impulit in latus ac venti velut agmine facto
    Qua data porta ruunt, et terras turbine perflant.
    Don't you hear the storm?

    GB DTG PRINTER 1 day ago

    Nawadays If you pay Money everybody will listen.they will listen as long as you pay.

  • sebasman1000
    sebasman1000 2 days ago

    I have all these sjns

  • Pranav Joglekar
    Pranav Joglekar 2 days ago

    1:24 oldie's taking a nap

  • drzsL
    drzsL 2 days ago

    ah the irony at 5:57

  • Amp
    Amp 2 days ago

    These are also part of our personality. Without any of this I don't understand how anyone can have a conversation of any value. Trying to be positive all the time, you end up lying to yourself. People's attitude these days are so selfish. Take someone who wants to vent or is asking for help, that would deemed as negative and self-loathing, so they avoid that person. People that have their life together will obviously speak at arms length.

  • Angela Maria Vaida
    Angela Maria Vaida 2 days ago

    People may still not talk to you after you follow all these steps, but I truly think that, beside trying to make people listen, you just feel better about yourself. Ask yourself, isn't it more pleasing to listen to a calm, slow paced voice, rather than a highpiched, fast paced voice? Even if people don't talk to you that much, is better to know that the little words you spoke to them made them feel safe around you.

  • Hajar Hgouch
    Hajar Hgouch 3 days ago

    You are a great public speaker. You did something great that emphasises the fact that you are a great public speaker: letting the audience participate.

  • Sara Johnson
    Sara Johnson 3 days ago

    Next time I'm about to talk to someone I like: "excuse me for a moment" *turns the other way* "WEEEEEeeeeeeeeAAAHHHhhhhhhh" *turns back around* "So, how was your day?"

  • Evangelist Joseph Nabende

    Deadly sins on earth

  • Tamara S
    Tamara S 3 days ago

    Other than these things, maybe race can be an issue as well? Sometimes i am put in a group with caucasians (not blaming caucasian race here) but most of them don't listen to what i have to say and it makes me anxious to say anything else since they don't listen to my previous opinion. And I can tell you that I'm always avoiding Gossip, Judging, Negativity, Complaining, Excuses, Lying, Dogmatism and I follow the other things as well. I was thinking that maybe since I'm a 5'2 Asian girl that they don't listen to me? Does it has anything to do with race? Perhaps?

  • Muhammad Zailani
    Muhammad Zailani 3 days ago


  • John Callaghan
    John Callaghan 3 days ago

    I always wondered why others desperately wanted to sell their ideas, while I was just desperately to sell reality; i was searching every waking moment, and they had stopped searching ages ago. Then I wondered why they laughed at me. Later I learned why they did, as it came across my analysis. And now, no one wants to sell their ideas to me anymore, so it got a little lonely.
    Maybe if you walk away from all this 'selling', it will be quiet.

  • 1 For The People
    1 For The People 4 days ago

    So inspiring. Honesty, so right. Thank you.

  • Jonathan Chase
    Jonathan Chase 4 days ago

    This is very clever because in the first five minutes he does absolutely everything he's apparently pillorying.

  • Alfredo Maza
    Alfredo Maza 5 days ago

    Sales people MOST never talk like an ordinary people Speak.

  • IamMe
    IamMe 5 days ago

    Why is there number in the URL?

  • Ponk 80
    Ponk 80 5 days ago

    every Youtuber could learn from this

  • Ivan Jasper
    Ivan Jasper 5 days ago

    awesome advice when prepairing for an interview.

  • Neer 111
    Neer 111 6 days ago

    Is the old man sleeping at 1.26 ?

  • 14idontcare14
    14idontcare14 7 days ago

    But seven sins is the ONLY way the president communicates. I've also noticed amongst my peers, the more popular people communicate using only the seven sins! People fucking love them!

  • Kenneth Smith
    Kenneth Smith 7 days ago

    People love this, but don't like the everyone should be feminists video.
    people are not very self aware.

  • DangerZone
    DangerZone 7 days ago

    I already know these things. This didn't halp at all I'm TRIGGEREDS

  • Tamzid sajon
    Tamzid sajon 7 days ago

    most amazing voice........

  • Layan Ssadaldeen
    Layan Ssadaldeen 9 days ago

    lovely lecture

  • Cynane
    Cynane 9 days ago

    Lord Varys I am humbled to be at your service..

  • Islande Rosser
    Islande Rosser 10 days ago

    crystal children one more time I will break your head off

  • Islande Rosser
    Islande Rosser 10 days ago

    we always let you know that you're dummy and a loser and you're really really mean to them

  • Islande Rosser
    Islande Rosser 10 days ago

    hate your sister I know what you did to those children

  • Islande Rosser
    Islande Rosser 10 days ago

    he's the president I know what you did to those children

  • Islande Rosser
    Islande Rosser 10 days ago

    hello it's your wife and I know you did to those children

  • Islande Rosser
    Islande Rosser 10 days ago

    you're a loser in a dumb dumb I hate you

  • Islande Rosser
    Islande Rosser 10 days ago

    oh and I just want to let you know you're a dummy and a meanie and the dumb dumb head

  • Islande Rosser
    Islande Rosser 10 days ago

    he even comes up one down again I will I will hit you hard and I'll find you

  • Islande Rosser
    Islande Rosser 10 days ago

    post anybody something that we don't wait and see what happens to you dumb dumb

  • Islande Rosser
    Islande Rosser 10 days ago

    what stupid head

  • Islande Rosser
    Islande Rosser 10 days ago

    what a dummy head

  • kundan singh
    kundan singh 10 days ago

    that is excellent, awesome and brillent excercise. sir

  • Westy
    Westy 11 days ago

    Gossiping will make people not listen to you????? Bs

  • Satish Arockiaraj
    Satish Arockiaraj 12 days ago

    One of the amazing speech which i'd ever heard of!

  • magnus pascual
    magnus pascual 12 days ago

    Apay nag kiwi ta ulo..nasilap man..thanks for posting..this is very helpful!!

  • An Ne
    An Ne 13 days ago

    Hahaha enjoyed

  • Dozie Okafor
    Dozie Okafor 14 days ago

    This is amazing!!!!!!!

  • Arjun Singh
    Arjun Singh 15 days ago

    I don't usually comment on social media. But this guy compelled me to do so.
    Absolutely Brilliant

  • Debjyoti Upadhyay
    Debjyoti Upadhyay 15 days ago

    excellent speech ....👌

  • Marcio Gualtieri
    Marcio Gualtieri 15 days ago

    Me to speaker: Donald Trump.
    Speaker: *pours gasoline over his own body and sets himself on fire*.

  • Bryan Murphy
    Bryan Murphy 16 days ago

    Sup mr.kern

  • Isis Queen
    Isis Queen 17 days ago

    October 1st is my birthday 😂

  • Liberationsucks
    Liberationsucks 17 days ago

    4:00 savage camera man :D

  • Lavalambtron
    Lavalambtron 17 days ago

    Why these fckers at ted talks all look like overconfident and arrogant Bond villains? Extremely annoying to listen to these God like (in their minds) creatures.

  • Really Bored
    Really Bored 17 days ago

    This guy was boring to listen to.

  • MrBaldenegro
    MrBaldenegro 18 days ago

    I literally stopped listening after 3 minutes... Ironic :P

  • Heather Strande
    Heather Strande 18 days ago

    how did they get my number and send me this...

  • Mzwandile Rakwena
    Mzwandile Rakwena 18 days ago


  • Jubayer Ahmed
    Jubayer Ahmed 18 days ago

    This is the best ted talk.Smooth and rich in skills.

  • icysparks2007
    icysparks2007 19 days ago

    The one TED talk where I actually took down notes :)

    FEELTHEBERN !! 19 days ago

    Nice, Quick and Simple. I LOVE IT!!!!! BRAVO.

  • Paul Osbourne
    Paul Osbourne 19 days ago

    ironically He lost me 2 mins in.

  • nhlaka handsome
    nhlaka handsome 20 days ago


  • Leto85
    Leto85 20 days ago

    1:26 'It's hard to listen' he said. Meanwhile a man is sleeping on his seat.

  • Asha Kanta Sharma
    Asha Kanta Sharma 20 days ago


  • avaaaaaaaaaaa
    avaaaaaaaaaaa 20 days ago

    Great TED thank you

  • Elva Lusiana
    Elva Lusiana 20 days ago


  • Pradyumn Tiwari
    Pradyumn Tiwari 21 day ago

    enjoyed this talk. so much to learn

  • Video drone
    Video drone 21 day ago

    sorry, lost interest and opened several windows after first minute. i have add

  • Narottama Panitz
    Narottama Panitz 21 day ago

    How does he explain Trump?

  • Pedro Ramos
    Pedro Ramos 21 day ago

    If we voted for politicians with deep voices then why is trump president

  • Zeke Payne
    Zeke Payne 22 days ago

    He gossiped about and judged his mom seconds after saying not to do it in speech 10/10

  • Mike O
    Mike O 22 days ago

    This is wishy washy bullshit

  • Ginger Roots Media
    Ginger Roots Media 22 days ago

    The 1st 7 items basically described Facebook.

    KNOWPEDIA 22 days ago

    Very helpful. Thanks.

  • Sridhar Kocharlakota

    loved the whole thing. I'm staying away from that warm ups...I'll go straight to the heavy reps :)

  • blaberoo
    blaberoo 22 days ago

    hmmm fascinating....Trump uses all of these and obviously almost 50% of the USA listened to him.

  • James Young
    James Young 23 days ago


  • Alex MacAlister
    Alex MacAlister 23 days ago

    what a lovely British English!!!😍😍😍

  • BDDominick75
    BDDominick75 24 days ago

    I never watch these videos. All the experts are in the comment section.

  • Bryan Francisco
    Bryan Francisco 25 days ago


  • slovokia
    slovokia 25 days ago

    I wonder how this fellow would explain the election of Donald Trump. All Trump seems to have is a bit of authenticity. He is not honest nor does he possess much integrity. The only person he really loves is himself. Yet he managed to persuade a lot of people to vote for him. So whatever he is doing seems to work on that dimension.

  • Ashley Rutherford
    Ashley Rutherford 25 days ago

    This is amazing it kept me practicing the tips all the time to become a good speaker

  • santosh jatav
    santosh jatav 25 days ago

    sir you are so good and realy good sir

  • Jesse Gordon
    Jesse Gordon 26 days ago

    These adults are being trolled with these exercises lmao

  • Abhishek Roy
    Abhishek Roy 27 days ago

    Absolutely Brilliant!

  • Pskylark
    Pskylark 27 days ago

    In the thumbnail, he looks like a god, holding out his hand to bless humanity.

  • The Infinite Center
    The Infinite Center 27 days ago

    We try not to speak in absolutes because when we do we are often wrong. We try not to use isms or ists, they are meant to separate us into smaller and smaller groups until we are completely isolated from each other. Try not to label yourself, your beliefs or others it will limit your perspective and so to your experience and understanding of life. people can only understand what their beliefs allow.

  • Enigma
    Enigma 27 days ago

    be humble, sit down

  • Mangesh Rane
    Mangesh Rane 27 days ago

    just amazing speech.. superb

  • Gold Face
    Gold Face 27 days ago

    best info so far, love it

  • Ghandi amagin Amagin

    it's nice

  • Anuj Busri
    Anuj Busri 1 month ago

    Very useful for me because I am not able to speak effectively

  • harry pot
    harry pot 1 month ago

    The worst personality trait you can have is always thinking about what you want to say,when someone is speaking to you.

  • Jacob Belsky
    Jacob Belsky 1 month ago

    sounds like ice age 2. With sid the fire king

  • Fahad
    Fahad 1 month ago

    The best Ted talk video I have ever seen.

  • Cash Money
    Cash Money 1 month ago

    Benidikt sounds like Bruno.

  • Precious Esin
    Precious Esin 1 month ago

    zombie apocalypse @8:32

  • Pousing Phaomei
    Pousing Phaomei 1 month ago

    that ending.

  • Ba Ismail
    Ba Ismail 1 month ago

    Thanks for the beautifully amazing lesson.
    Really appreciated it...

  • AyToNiic
    AyToNiic 1 month ago

    1:26 that guys out cold lol

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