Magazine Archive - January 2019

January 29, 2019

Improve your Presentations: New options for 2019

The Buckley Experience , Public Speaking , Instruction

We've designed two new open-enrollment courses and a video option for coaching. Learn more about how we can help you advance your public speaking skills and improve your professional presentations...

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January 28, 2019

Winning with Humor: 'Should Men Vote?'

Significant Speeches , On This Day , Public Speaking , Seen|Read|Heard

Suffragist Nellie McClung was tired of the put downs and excuses, so she used her talents for public speaking and humor to fight back...

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January 21, 2019

Questionable Advice Department: Hand out Your PowerPoint in Advance

Resources , Instruction , Presentation Tips , Public Speaking , PowerPoint

Should you give the audience your PowerPoint deck before you present it? Why we question that advice on handouts and what you can do instead...

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January 14, 2019

How to: Use Gestures in a Presentation

How To , Gestures & Body Language , Instruction , Presentation Tips , Public Speaking

Do you talk with your hands? Terrific! Now let's make sure those gestures are saying what you mean...

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January 11, 2019

Rhetorical Device of the Month: Asyndeton

Rhetorical Devices , Resources , Instruction , Just For Fun

No ands or buts, if you use this rhetorical device you can improve the odds that your speech will pack some punch.

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January 6, 2019

Public Speaking Sins: Arrogance & Conceit

Public Speaking , Strictly Speaking , Cardinal Sins , The Buckley Experience , Public Speaking Books , Presentation Tips

What must public speakers avoid if they don't want to make the mistakes of an amateur? Our founder's 10 Cardinal Sins of Public Speaking, starting with one that requires "cleansing your spirit."

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January 5, 2019

Helen Keller's Remarkable Public Speaking

On This Day , Significant Speeches , Seen|Read|Heard , Resources , Public Speaking

We all know Helen Keller as a remarkable person--but how much do you know about her career as a public speaker? On January 5, 1916, 35-year-old Keller spoke at Carnegie Hall...

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January 3, 2019

Good Panel Discussions: Start with Why

Panel Discussions , Resources , Presentation Tips

What makes the best panel discussion? What do moderators and panelists need to know to succeed? We're sharing tips from our experiences, starting with the most obvious and overlooked question: Why?

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January 1, 2019

Poems to Help Your Public Speaking: E.A. Robinson's Cheevy

Poems to Read Aloud , Resources , The Buckley Experience , Public Speaking

"Miniver cursed the commonplace/And eyed a khaki suit with loathing." Add more color to your public speaking with these lines to read aloud from Edwin Arlington Robinson...

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