- Speak up, CEO style:‘I go to conferences all the time where there are predominantly white men on stage…I often get up during Q&A and say, Hey, where are the women? And the crowd in the room would erupt in applause. Having gender balance on stage and in the news, in the press, in stations of importance actually is great for business …we’re doing millions of dollars of revenue at Daybreaker, same with Thinx.’ A young female CEO on bias and speaking up....
- Beyond rosy cheeks: Why am I always blushing? Looks at the science behind what happens when your shame and embarrassment wind up on your face.
- Did you miss? This week, the blog looked at another in the series of my favorite fixes for public speaking. This week, it's taking care of the speaker's body. Famous Speech Friday shared British Prime Minister Theresa May's first prime minister's question time in Parliament. On the Moderating Panels blog, I shared Guy Kawasaki's rationale for why speakers shouldn't look at the panel moderator.
- About the quote: Another sexist take on women and public speaking, circa 1911.
Monday, August 15, 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: