- What do you think? The Harvard Program on Negotiation notes that if you're too self-promotional, it cuts into your likability. So when you're negotiating, a different tactic is recommended: advance your prospects by asking for advice.
- The second time around: Inaugural speeches are more difficult after the first one, and these days, presidents only get two, if they're lucky. Here, a piece that makes the case that Lincoln got his second inaugural speech right, at just 701 words.
- The end of the speaking rainbow: How to find high-paying and rewarding public speaking gigs offers tips for getting on the path toward pay for your speeches. But do note that you need to start without pay at first.
- Learn by example: Your top 10 favorite PowerPoint presentations of 2012 include this bonus: Many of them are presos about giving good presentations.
- In the chair's chair? Here are tips for chairing and facilitating meetings. Lead on!
- About the quote: Here, Maya Angelou creates what I call an "invisible visual," a picture in the mind's eye of her listeners, as she delivered a eulogy for her friend Coretta Scott King. It's included in The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Women's Speeches, and you can find the quote and others like it on my Pinterest board of great quotes by eloquent women.
Monday, January 28, 2013
The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see these good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog. Want to keep up with them? Here are the finds I shared in the week just past:
Posted by Denise Graveline at Monday, January 28, 2013