Magazine Archive - June 2019

June 27, 2019

Rhetorical Device of the Month: Tmesis


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

Un-friggin-doubtedly, you’ve used this one before. Here’s why that’s probably a fan-blooming-tastic thing…

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June 21, 2019

Your Big Idea: The Poster Approach to Public Speaking


Public Speaking , Tips , Resources

What can we learn from a well-designed poster? There's a movement afoot to change how scientists use poster presentations to communicate. The same techniques can work in your presentations...

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June 19, 2019

Public Speaking Sins: Reckless Use of Quotes


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

Before you start Googling quotes for your next presentation, take a moment to reflect on this cardinal sin that amateur speakers commit...

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June 12, 2019

Great Speeches: Berlin, Donuts and Walls


Great Speeches , On This Day , Significant Speeches , Tips , Presidents Day

One wall, two famous speeches separated by 24 years. In the month of June, both Kennedy and Reagan spoke before the Berlin Wall. A look at the impact of their words and what we can learn from those speeches today...

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June 10, 2019

Public Speaking & Storytelling: Stories to Teach


Resources , Public Speaking , Business Communication , Tips , Storytelling

Can a story help at-risk teens learn to make better choices? One former L.A. gang member thinks so. Here's how our Buckley coach helped him use his stories to teach and how the same ideas can work for your presentations...

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June 5, 2019

The Eyes of the World are Upon You: Eisenhower's D-day Speech


Significant Speeches , On This Day , Public Speaking , Great Speeches , Resources , Tips , Presidents Day

On this day, Gen. Dwight Eisenhower recorded a message for D-day troops. Learn more about how this speech came together and the edits that made his words more powerful...

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June 2, 2019

Poem to Read Aloud: Countee Cullen's Rendezvous


Poems to Read Aloud , Resources , The Buckley Experience

"Yet do I marvel at this curious thing: To make a poet black, and bid him sing!" Let those famous lines and others from Countee Cullen inspire your public speaking, with this month's poem to read aloud.

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