- The case for paying women speakers is articulately made in this article, which suggests that women's professional organizations "sister up" and start the ball rolling.
- On self-censoring and work success: The research suggests benefits for women in work meetings if both men and women hold back from language that might offend: more space for everyone to be creative. But by framing that as a kind of punishment for men, this OZY article doesn't do much to further that experience. In fact, I think men will take it as an urging to use sexist language in the name of creativity...
- Did you miss? This week, the blog looked at 4 effective ways to read a letter as part of your speech, and Famous Speech Friday pulled together 19 famous humorous speeches by women, who apparently *can* be funny. The Moderating Panels blog shared what seasoned panel moderators should do to refresh and adjust.
- About the quote: Wisdom for eloquent women from the always frank Shirley Chisholm, the first black candidate for President in any party, and the first woman to run from the Democratic party. Find more quotes like this one on our Pinterest board of great quotes by eloquent women.
- A man mansplains mansplaining to Hillary Clinton: Jimmy Kimmel did a sendup of how male commentators have been mansplaining what Clinton should do differently in her public speaking, by having her attempt to give a speech while he interrupts. He'll never make it as a speaker coach! Enjoy the video.
Monday, March 28, 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: