Magazine Archive - February 2018

February 26, 2018

Rhetorical Device of the Month: Chiasmus


Public Speaking Books , Speaker's Bookshelf , Rhetorical Devices , Public Speaking

How do you turn the ideas in your speeches into lines people will remember? One rhetorical device you can use is the literal turn of phrase called chiasmus....

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February 23, 2018

Camden's African American History: The Campbell Corridor Tour


Welcome to Camden , Travel

A nationally-known school, businesses, churches and historic homes--here's a self-guided tour for discovering Camden's African American history.

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February 20, 2018

Speaking in Public: Using Humor and Wit


Public Speaking Books , Speaker's Bookshelf , The Buckley Experience , Public Speaking , Tips , 30th Anniversary , Speaking in Public

Our founder's first book on speaking was "Speaking in Public." As we mark our 30th anniversary, we're sharing excerpts, including Reid's take on adding humor and wit to your public speaking...

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February 13, 2018

Comfortable in the Spotlight: 3 Public Speaking Tips for Shy Speakers


Public Speaking , Three Things , Tips

Introverts, take heart! Every speaker can find a way to own the stage, even the ones who'd prefer not to be there. Here's how...

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February 12, 2018

A Few Hours for Fun in Columbia, S.C.


Travel , Just For Fun , The Buckley Experience

Traveling to our Executive Seminar in Camden often brings our students through South Carolina's capital city. Some ideas for what to do when you're passing through...

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February 7, 2018

A School for 30 Years: The House We Call Home


30th Anniversary , The Buckley Experience , Welcome to Camden

On the National Register, featured in Town and Country--this old house has been our home for 26 of our 30 years. Here's the story of how it's become an important part of the "Buckley Experience."

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February 2, 2018

Books for Speakers: On Speaking Well


Speaker's Bookshelf , Public Speaking , Resources , Instruction , Public Speaking Books

Oprah's speech at The Golden Globes has our students asking "How did she do that?" Peggy Noonan's excellent book offers some insight...

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February 1, 2018

How Reading Poetry Helps a Speaker: Let Us Count the Ways


Resources , Poems to Read Aloud , The Buckley Experience

Here to help you enhance those dulcet vocal tones, just in time for Valentine's Day: Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

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