Magazine Archive - October 2018

October 30, 2018

Paranomasia: How punny is that?


Rhetorical Devices , Resources , The Buckley Experience , Just For Fun

That queasy feeling you get when you hear a corny pun in a speech? Our rhetorical device of the month diagnosis: Looks like a case of paranomasia.

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October 17, 2018

Presenting to Decision Makers: Tips for a Better Pitch


Resources , Tips , Seen|Read|Heard , Public Speaking

Presenting to the C-Suite or a promising new client is the opportunity you've been working for. Avoid these common mistakes when you make your pitch...

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October 16, 2018

Questionable Presentation Advice: Walk to Engage the Audience


Resources , Public Speaking , Instruction , Tips

Walk around the room to connect with the audience? Yeah, we've heard that one, too. Before you step in it bigtime, consider our take...

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October 16, 2018

How To: Ask a Rhetorical Question


Instruction , Resources , Tips

It's a simple technique for engaging audiences, yet many speakers don't make the most of it in presentations. Here's how to ask rhetorical questions that get you somewhere...

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October 15, 2018

Speaking in Public: Finding & Using Your Natural Strengths


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

Understanding your presentation style and making the most of it - The Buckley School's founder on why that's the single most important thing a speaker can do...

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October 5, 2018

Secret of Public Speaking Success? Debate


Public Speaking , Seen|Read|Heard , The Buckley Experience

"Igniting change through words." That's a goal of the nation's top-ranked high school public speaker. She shares how participating in debates can make that possible in your presentations...

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October 2, 2018

Poem to Read Aloud: Edgar Allen Poe


Poems to Read Aloud , Resources , Public Speaking , The Buckley Experience

Reading poems out loud can bring more color and drama to your public speaking. Try these lines from a master of creating that certain mood...

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