- Dislike: Here's another likability hurdle for women: in order to appear confident, you also have to seem warm. Even in engineering, competence isn't enough. The problem for women: Research shows you can be seen as either competent, or likable, but not both.
- Overt and awful: How Wall Street bro talk keeps women down describes the workplace atmosphere many of us experience, but ignore publicly. No wonder it's difficult for women to speak up in these conditions.
- Did you miss? This week, the blog looked at Ghazala Khan and the power of not speaking, along with a new hashtag highlighting Muslim women speakers, #CanYouHearUsNow. Famous Speech Friday considered Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech for the Democratic presidential nomination. On the Moderating Panels blog, I shared a look at window-dressing all-male panels with female moderators.
- About the quote: This month, I'm featuring quotes that demonstrate how women's public speaking has been viewed over the centuries, starting with Samuel Johnson. Find more quotes like this one on our Pinterest board of great quotes by eloquent women.
Monday, August 8, 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: