- Prove vs. improve yourself: This take on how age and gender affect self-improvement could help you understand how you approach training for skills like public speaking. The good news for women? As we age, we will see a sharp rise in "improving" ourselves, thanks to confidence, rather than feeling like we have to "improve" ourselves.
- Here we go again: This year's World Economic Forum had 18 percent women participating--that's 450 women out of 2500 of the world's most rich and powerful people. It's gone up 1 percent each year for the last 2 years under a quota. Women execs in the financial industry and the He for She campaign are tackling the issue.
- Not a game: Podcast Less Than or Equal looked at how to increase panel diversity in the gaming industry, ideas we all can use.
- Did you miss? Last week, the Moderating Panels blog urged moderators to end the panel when you said you would (and how to do that), and this blog looked at 5 ways you can analyze your speech, once it's done. Our Famous Speech Friday shared 9 famous TV and radio speeches by women, from Julia Child and Jackie Kennedy to Queen Elizabeth and a Sandy Hook mom.
- About the quote(s): The Canadian Women's Foundation gathered up these great quotes by eloquent women, with many favorites of ours. Download it (and other inspiration) as a poster at this link.
Monday, January 25, 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: