- In which the A is for awful: Every question in every Q&A session, ever, is a funny send-up of the types of questions every speaker dreads. May hit too close to home for some of you.
- Because you'll need it: I think there are more than 4, but here are 4 times it's perfectly OK to say "Would you ask a man that?"
- Or, perhaps, she-ro? This TED-Ed animated video shares the components of a hero story, which mirrors the dramatic arc--a basic tool in your storytelling toolkit.ff
- Charts as truth tellers: Seth Godin looks at storytelling--and telling the truth--with charts, simplifying them along the way. A good exercise to try with your own charts.
- Did you miss? Last week, we shared 4 unusual books for tackling your public speaking fears, and Famous Speech Friday focused on Julie Andrews's 1964 Golden Globes acceptance speech. Shade was thrown with a spoonful of sugar. And I weighed in on what you can learn from President Obama's stirring eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, one of the best speeches f his presidency, in my view.
- About the quote: From our Pinterest board of quotes for public speakers,
Monday, June 29, 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: