- Frank talk: Sarah Parmenter writes candidly about being harrassed when she speaks, and says that the scarcity of women speakers is "not about female speakers, it’s about finding female speakers who have enough of a thick skin to want to stand up infront of an audience of twitter-trigger-happy males and public speak."
- Mad speaking: If you're on the receiving end of someone's ire-filled speech, learn how to defuse an anger bomb in the workplace.
- TED prep: A woman who spoke at TED this week writes in advance of the conference about getting ready for the talk of a lifetime.
- Leave it to Churchill to sum up courage in terms of both public speaking, and its opposite number.
- Snakes in a speech? We fear snakes, and public speaking. Find out lessons from a writer who decided to learn more about these and other fears.
- Parading women speakers: A century ago, in 1913, women clogged the streets of Washington, DC, to protest the lack of votes for women. The Library of Congress shares documents recalling their effort to speak out.
- About the tweet: This is still one of my favorite audience tweets ever--just a reminder that your audience is not only listening and watching, but thinking aloud. Follow me on Twitter where I'm @dontgetcaught.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The Eloquent Woman on Facebook? It's the fast way to see these good reads, resources and ideas from other sources that I post there, in addition to posts from the blog. I'm summarizing that extra content every week and putting it here on the blog. Here are the finds I shared in the week just past: