Magazine Archive - November 2020

November 25, 2020

Public Speaking Virtues & Vices: Humility of Spirit

Strictly Speaking , Virtues & Vices , Public Speaking , The Buckley Experience

Our founder believed it's the chief virtue for a speaker. What is humility of spirit, exactly? And how the devil can you get some?

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November 18, 2020

Questionable Presentation Advice: Always Tell a Story

Public Speaking , Storytelling , Presentation Tips

Stories are considered by many to be an essential element in every presentation. So why might this standard advice inspire us to think of a cautionary tale?

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November 2, 2020

Reading Marianne Moore to Improve Your Public Speaking

Resources , Public Speaking , Poems to Read Aloud

Here's an enjoyable way to work on phrasing and timing: Read this poem by Marianne Moore out loud and see if you can capture the elusiveness of "The Jelly-fish."

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