Magazine Archive - March 2018

March 31, 2018

Books for Speakers: Woe Is I


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

One of our favorite guides--smart, easy to follow, and full of fun (yes, really) without any of the harmful side effects that caused you to doze off in middle school...

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March 30, 2018

Winning Speech, New Book, New Job: Buckley Friends Making News


Alumni , Seen|Read|Heard , The Buckley Experience

We know our Buckley alum enjoy keeping up with each other! A few things that've made their way recently to The Buckley School inbox...

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March 29, 2018

Beyond 'You Were Great!' - 3 Tips for Getting Helpful Feedback


Tips , Three Things , Public Speaking

"You were great!" It's the response most people hear when they ask for feedback on a speech or presentation. Here's how to get the stuff you can actually use...

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March 26, 2018

A Woman and History: Camden’s Mary Boykin Chesnut


Welcome to Camden , The Buckley Experience , Seen|Read|Heard , Travel

Her first person account of the Civil War was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Here's where you can retrace the steps of this woman who both made and wrote history in Camden...

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March 23, 2018

Rhetorical Device of the Month: Enallage


Resources , Instruction , Rhetorical Devices

Should you ignore the rules of grammar in order to make a memorable statement in your next business presentation? Our rhetorical device of the month says it ain't such a bad idea....

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March 20, 2018

On Gestures: Five Principles for Public Speaking


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

How best to use your hands when speaking? Our founder got his inspiration from a variety of sources. Those--plus his five tips for gestures, from his first book on public speaking...

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March 9, 2018

Standing Up to Public Speaking Fears


Resources , Public Speaking , Seen|Read|Heard , Three Things , Just For Fun , Tips

When a hospital administrator wanted to give her career a boost, she had to overcome her fear of public speaking. So she took on an even scarier challenge. Should you?

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March 1, 2018

Poems to Read Aloud: A Wilde Woman for March


Poems to Read Aloud , The Buckley Experience , Resources

She was better known then as the fired-up, justice-seeking poet Speranza...and better known now as Oscar Wilde's mother. Improve your cadence and vocal projection with these lines from Lady Jane Wilde...

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