- Ebook creativity: Moderators are using my ebook not just for themselves, but to educate their panelists. Find out what creative uses readers are finding.
- More than meets the ear: A CEO's sexist remark wasn't just "foot in mouth disease," this writer notes--it's a sign of how deeply embedded biases against women are. An important read, and far and away the most-read post on our Facebook page last week.
- Bowie good speech: As fans mourned the death of David Bowie, we re-shared Tilda Swinton's speech "David Bowie is," which opened the Victoria & Albert Museum exhibit in his honor.
- Inspiring speeches: To mark the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birth, I shared the Famous Speech Friday post about Coretta Scott King's great speech, 10 Commandments for Vietnam. It's a mix of her feminist perspective and notes found in his pockets when he was assassinated--and it was our first Famous Speech Friday post. Also shared: This video montage of Washington, DC, elementary school students delivering the famous "I Have a Dream" speech, one line or phrase per kid, in the glorious setting where King delivered it.
- Did you miss? Last week, we shared another post in our Talk About the Talk series. Physician Connie Trimble shared how she prepped and spoke at TEDxBeaconStreet. And Famous Speech Friday focused on Chia Jing's "Under the Dome" documentary, a film of a TED-style talk on China's environment.
- About the quote: Eloquent women, don't let likability get in the way of a good story. From our Famous Speech Friday post about a fierce speech by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Monday, January 18, 2016
If you want to keep up with my wide-ranging reading list about women and speaking in real time, follow The Eloquent Woman on Facebook where these links are posted all week long--or just head here on Mondays, where I summarize them all for you. Either way, you'll be expanding your understanding of women and speaking: