Magazine Archive - January 2019

January 14, 2019

How to: Use Gestures in a Presentation


Instruction , Tips , Resources , Public Speaking

Do you talk with your hands? Terrific! Now let's make sure those gestures are saying what you mean...

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January 11, 2019

Rhetorical Device of the Month: Asyndeton


Rhetorical Devices , Resources , Instruction , Just For Fun

No ands or buts, if you use this rhetorical device you can improve the odds that your speech will pack some punch.

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January 6, 2019

Public Speaking Sins: Arrogance & Conceit


Public Speaking , Strictly Speaking , Cardinal Sins , The Buckley Experience , Public Speaking Books , Tips

What must public speakers avoid if they don't want to make the mistakes of an amateur? Our founder's 10 Cardinal Sins of Public Speaking, starting with one that requires "cleansing your spirit."

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January 5, 2019

Helen Keller's Remarkable Public Speaking


On This Day , Significant Speeches , Seen|Read|Heard , Resources , Public Speaking

We all know Helen Keller as a remarkable person--but how much do you know about her career as a public speaker? On January 5, 1916, 35-year-old Keller spoke at Carnegie Hall...

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January 3, 2019

Good Panel Discussions: Start with Why


Panel Discussions , Resources , Tips

What makes the best panel discussion? What do moderators and panelists need to know to succeed? We're sharing tips from our experiences, starting with the most obvious and overlooked question: Why?

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January 1, 2019

Poems to Help Your Public Speaking: E.A. Robinson's Cheevy


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

"Miniver cursed the commonplace/And eyed a khaki suit with loathing." Add more color to your public speaking with these lines to read aloud from Edwin Arlington Robinson...

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