- Meeting teamwork for women: This article on a strategy used by women in the Obama White House--with the goal of getting more chances to speak in meetings--has worked for me--and will work for you, too: "Female staffers adopted a meeting strategy they called 'amplification:' When a woman made a key point, other women would repeat it, giving credit to its author. This forced the men in the room to recognize the contribution — and denied them the chance to claim the idea as their own. 'We just started doing it, and made a purpose of doing it. It was an everyday thing,' said one former Obama aide who requested anonymity to speak frankly. Obama noticed, she and others said, and began calling more often on women and junior aides."
- Only on stage: Here's a video interview with comedian Amy Schumer, who turns out to be an introvert--a good example of being an extrovert on stage and an introvert off stage.
- Did you miss? This week, the blog shared all of my 5 favorite fixes for your public speaking, and Famous Speech Friday shared Hillary Clinton's concession speech in the 2016 election for the U.S. presidency.
- About the quote: Don't be part of the silence, eloquent women! Find more quotes like this one on our Pinterest board of great quotes by eloquent women.
Monday, November 14, 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: