- Lower goals: “Men with lower-pitched voices are perceived as stronger and more attractive,” he says. “For women, it’s a little more complicated: Women with lower-pitched voices are seen as more confident and stronger. But women with higher voices are seen as more attractive.” Be careful with this article on the science of sounding presidential. Lowering your voice may damage it.
- Speaker's Facebook? Get creative with a speaker page: Climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe used Facebook to point people to YouTube videos of her talks and interviews. Her elevator speech on climate is one of our Famous Speech Friday posts.
- Did you miss? Last week, Famous Speech Friday focused on Eleanor Roosevelt's radio address on the day of the Pearl Harbor attack, and, based on Jennifer Lawrence's description of salary discrimination in Hollywood, I wrote about lessons learned on women speaking up in meetings. The Moderating Panels blog looked at moderating panels in a way that treats gender fairly.
- In which we are Eight: It's a busy autumn, and so I have missed marking the eighth anniversary earlier this month of the start of The Eloquent Woman. Feels like a nanosecond, and I hope you can say the same. Thank you so much for reading, sharing, and participating in the blog!
- About the quote: Needed detail + feeling = a great speech. Wise words from Dale Carnegie.
Monday, October 26, 2015
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: