Magazine Archive - January 2020

January 28, 2020

On This Day: Reagan's Challenger disaster speech

On This Day , Great Speeches , Significant Speeches , Presidents Day

With Americans in shock after witnessing the tragedy, President Ronald Reagan needed to deliver a message. Here's how a little-known speechwriter helped him find the right words...

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January 20, 2020

Public Speaking Virtues & Vices: Honesty

Virtues & Vices , Strictly Speaking , Resources , Public Speaking , Business Communication

"Character is the primary element a speaker brings to the stage. Everything else can be learned," wrote our founder. Get his honest advice...

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January 14, 2020

Like, when speaking: Too much of a good thing

Public Speaking , Presentation Tips , How To , Business Communication

If you know speakers who overuse "like," maybe it's time to help them find some new words. Here's how to reduce our least favorite disruptor...

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January 2, 2020

Poem to Help Your Public Speaking: The Darkling Thrush

Public Speaking , Poems to Read Aloud , The Buckley Experience

Read this well-known poem out loud and you can start the new year by giving your enunciation a workout...

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