- Five invisible speaker tricks to improve your presentations and speeches ran away with top honors this month. We'll just keep these tips between us, okay?
- Kindle v. tablet for public speaking: What's on your gift wish list? revised recommendations for which device you should use when speaking, given all the new options. Santa checked this post, I'm pretty sure. Did you?
- What to use instead of a pointer when you speak drew lots of readers seeking alternatives. No need to cling to that laser device.
- Hillary Clinton's "women's rights are human rights" speech, featured on our Famous Speech Friday series, was an international sensation when delivered, and a big hit here this month.
- A guide to slides for non-designers offered tips anyone can use to modernize and improve their approach to slide presentations. Irresistible.
- The all-in-one on gestures for public speaking: 12 great tips pointed the way for lots of readers this month. A jam-packed post.
- Last-minute prep: What can I do if I just have 5 minutes before a speech? was so popular, I figure it indicates we're all eager to keep improving, right till the start--or just a bunch of procrastinators. Either way, this post will help.
- A great line when you're a woman who's a "first" shared IMF chief Christine Lagarde's clever response to the trite question "Does it matter to you to be first?" Steal this line.
- Sandra Day O'Connor on "Portia's Progress" looks at how women have fared in the legal professions, part of our Famous Speech Friday series.
- Frances Perkins on the roots of Social Security, another Famous Speech Friday, was a one-of-a-kind experience for its audience, and an historic example for us.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Thanks so much for reading and contributing to the blog this month!