Magazine Archive - October 2021

October 25, 2021

Three gestures even reticent speakers can (learn to) love

Gestures & Body Language , Public Speaking , Public Speaking Fear , Presentation Tips , Three Things

Even when gestures can bring a lot to a talk, not every public speaker is comfortable using them. Here are three gestures even the most reluctant presenter can embrace.

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October 18, 2021

Public Speaking Fears: Rehearse without going stale

Public Speaking Fear , Public Speaking , Strictly Speaking

Rehearsing helps you build confidence, but bored looks on the audience's faces can bring on a serious case of nerves. How do you practice and keep it fresh? Our founder shares his techniques...

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October 13, 2021

Using the Rule of 3 to elevate your presentations

Presentation Tips , How To , Three Things

Children's stories have long used the magic of three, as have famous speeches and romance novels. Now, fashion influencers are jumping on the three-wheeled bandwagon. See how 3 can spice up your public speaking.

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October 6, 2021

Public Speaking Podcasts: Checking out ‘It Was Said’

Public Speaking , Resources , Seen|Read|Heard , Significant Speeches

Influential athletes like Billie Jean King are the focus of season two of 'It Was Said.' More on this podcast series about speeches and why you may find it helps you think about your own public speaking.

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October 4, 2021

Boiling It Down: Reduction To Sharpen Your Messages

Presentation Tips , Media Training , Business Communication

When your time to speak is limited, how do you choose what to say? An economist shares his technique for zeroing in on the main idea.

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October 2, 2021

Paul Laurence Dunbar: Poem to read aloud

Poems to Read Aloud , Resources , The Buckley Experience

Paul Laurence Dunbar's poetry inspired Maya Angelou (and the title of her autobiography). Here's his light-hearted poem about autumn to inspire your public speaking.

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