- For the nervous or stressed speaker, this TED talk by a neuroscientist suggests a "pre-mortem," done in advance, to keep you calm.
- The right voice: “'I just want to know what I have to do,' a young woman told me the other day, 'what I have to do to not be written off the moment I open my mouth'.” Can a woman's voice ever be right? is such an important read, one of the best things I've seen on how women's voices are perceived--and criticized.
- Did you miss? This week, the blog answered a reader's lament, Help! I'm not as eloquent in my second language as I am in my first, and Famous Speech Friday shared Angelina Grimké's 1838 speech at Pennsylvania Hall. You won't believe the conditions under which she had to speak.
- About the quote: Wisdom from the great tennis star Billie Jean King. Find more quotes like this one on our Pinterest board of great quotes by eloquent women.
Monday, September 5, 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: