Videos

KEYNOTES AND ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

Wonderment of the Aesthetic Experience

In this shortened keynote address given at the Induction Programme at Assam University Silchar in India on 8 January 2021, Dr Edmund Chow talks about the process of being in a state of wow. In this particular segment of the lecture, he talks about Project Roop Kaur, which he directed in Singapore, and theorises it to his process of wonderment.

Hands off Afghanistan: The Soft Power of Theatre

Organised at the University of Manchester, this 3-minute presentation is titled “Hands Off Afghanistan: The Soft Power Of Theatre?” Here, Edmund is the finalist of the 3-Minute Thesis global competition.

PUBLIC SPEAKING AND STRATEGIC STORYTELLING

How to Structure a Motivational Speech

Using Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey as one template that’s easy to implement, you learn how to motivate others by recounting your steps in overcoming struggles and hurdles.

How to Use Metaphors to Inspire

One public speaking strategy to influence and inspire audiences is to use rich metaphors. Social media influencers often use the journey as a metaphor. But how can you extend it further?

Strategic Storytelling for Corporates

What are the stories that your organisation cultivates? In this trailer, Dr Edmund Chow explains why there is a need to maintain and promote strategic storytelling at work. 

This was part of the footage from the Professional Speakers Academy in London, where Edmund garnered the top award.

How to Tell Leadership Stories

Being a middle manager pulls you in many different directions. Examine this story to see how Dr Edmund Chow uses a metaphor and stage dynamics to relive that encounter in Afghanistan.

This was part of the footage from the Professional Speakers Academy in London, where Edmund garnered the top award.