- Thanks, that really clears things up: A new study suggests there's some good news for women who dare to be assertive in the workplace--but also suggests "you're damned if you do, and doomed if you don't." Yet again, the advice is "not too harsh, not too soft."
- The audience may not be right all the time: You can pre-order The Roar of the Lion: The Untold Story of Churchill's World War II Speeches by Richard Toye, who looked at contemporary accounts of what the public thought of these famous speeches right after they were delivered, with some surprising results. Toye is among the speakers I'm chairing at the European Speechwriters Network conference in September in Brussels.
- Getting to no: Why saying 'yes' is just a short-term fix, and saying 'no' more often might be the key to long-term success in the workplace.
- About the quote: I think this is especially true of women and public speaking...
Monday, August 19, 2013
Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog. But you won't miss a thing, since I'm summarizing that extra content and putting it here on the blog for all readers to see. Here's what I shared in the week just past: