Magazine Archive - December 2020

December 21, 2020

Public Speaking Virtues & Vices: Sarcasm

Virtues & Vices , Strictly Speaking , Speaker's Bookshelf , The Buckley Experience

A sprinkle of sarcasm may delight an audience--but if it's your dominant platform style, you have a problem. Our founder holds forth on how much is too much and what to do about it...

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December 16, 2020

Rhetorical Device of the Month: Anacoluthon

Rhetorical Devices , Resources , The Buckley Experience , Just For Fun

Want to seem as if you're making your presentation up as you go along? Turns out, rhetoric has a word for that.

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December 10, 2020

Connecting the Pieces: Transitions for More Powerful Presentations

Public Speaking , Presentation Tips , Three Things , PowerPoint , How To

While some PowerPoint fans think "Next slide!" does the job, we know you can do better. Strong transitions help your message connect. Here's how to get started...

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December 2, 2020

Poems to Read Aloud: Burns and Auld Lang Syne

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

Contemplating a New Year's Eve on Zoom? Make this the year you wow them by knowing all the words to "Auld Lang Syne"--and as you practice aloud, you'll give your public speaking a boost.

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