Magazine Archive - September 2019

September 30, 2019

Rhetorical Device of the Month: ASTERISMOS


Rhetorical Devices , Just For Fun , Public Speaking , Resources

Verbal tic of a careless speaker? Or smart tactic to make audiences aware that something worth starring and remembering is coming their way? Behold, asterismos...

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September 25, 2019

Public Speaking Sins: Failing to Respect Your Audience


Cardinal Sins , Strictly Speaking , Tips , The Buckley Experience

From our founder's 10 Cardinal Sins that amateur public speakers commit: Here's why you should work for the audience and assume they know a thing or two.

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September 16, 2019

To Be Repeated: The Stump Speech


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

What can we learn from a stump about business presentations? How about the power of connecting, the efficiency of creating a consistent message, and the beauty of knowing when to incorporate a twist...

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September 13, 2019

How To: Project Confidence


How To , Business Communication , Public Speaking , Instruction , Tips , Public Speaking Fear

Most speakers want to appear confident. When you know what that looks like, you can project a more powerful stage presence—whether you're feeling it or not. Here's how...

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September 5, 2019

The King’s Speech: New Inspiration for Speakers Who Stammer


Public Speaking Fear , Significant Speeches , Great Speeches , Resources , Public Speaking

Eighty years after Great Britain's king overcame his stuttter to address the nation, his courage still provides inspiration to stammerers...and is helping them change perceptions about speaking in public.

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September 2, 2019

Poems to Read Aloud: Of storms and trees


Poems to Read Aloud , Public Speaking , Resources

Tracking Hurricane Dorian this week led us to poet Amelia Josephine Burr--and some poems you can read aloud to improve your public speaking.

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