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Nelson Mandela: Lessons for Future Orators

Matt Eventoff

Mandela is certainly one of the most effective orators in modern history. * First appeared in The Atlantic Post. April 24, 1964.

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Famous Orators – 5 Lessons from William Bourke Cockran

Matt Eventoff

I am often asked what orator has had the biggest impact on me, and my oratorical role model is Sir Winston Churchill. William Bourke Cockran , a Congressman from New York City in the early 1900s was described in his day as the greatest orator in the land. Today is a special day in the world of public speaking and communication.

Malala Yousafzai and Public Speaking: 12 Lessons from the Best Speech of 2013

Matt Eventoff

It was an important day in the world of public speaking and oration. Malala Yousafzai is a great global communicator. Not a young speaker.

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Public Speaking Experts – Demosthenes

Matt Eventoff

Demosthenes, public speaking expert of the 4 th century BC, is one of the legendary Greek orators. Although he passed away in 322 BC, Demosthenes is relevant to 21 st century orators because of his dedication to practice and preparation. Demosthenes’ dream was to be a great orator, but he had speech impediments.

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Demosthenes and Modern Oratory

Matt Eventoff

Demosthenes is one of my favorite orators to study. He is one of the legendary Greek orators and some of his most famous (and my favorite) addresses of his relate to his opposition to King Phillip II of Macedon. Demosthenes had speech impediments and his dream was to be a great orator. I then edit it and re-write it.

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Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons

Matt Eventoff

Some examples of great orators and public speakers of the 20th Century: Sir Winston Churchill. Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons.

Public Speaking Experts – Demosthenes, Part 1

Matt Eventoff

Demosthenes, public speaking expert of the 4th century BC, is one of the legendary Greek orators. Although he passed away in 322 BC, Demosthenes is relevant to 21st century orators because of his dedication to practice and preparation. Demosthenes’ dream was to be a great orator, » Read more.

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Public Speaking Day – 5 Lessons from William Bourke Cockran

Matt Eventoff

I am often asked what orator has had the biggest impact on me, and my oratorical role model is Sir Winston Churchill. William Bourke Cockran , a Congressman from New York City in the early 1900s was described in his day as the greatest orator in the land. Today is a special day in the world of public speaking and communication.

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You don't need to speak Arabic to tell that Mubarak isn't much of an orator

Max Atkinson

The rise of the ineffective orator Much the same can be said of other second and third generation revolutionary leaders. Apr é s Mub arak?

Public Speaking Can Cause Physical Harm

Matt Eventoff

What lengths would you go to in order to become a master orator, or to take your public speaking to the next level? I wrote about Demosthenes and the lengths he is rumored to have gone to in order to become one of the legendary Orators of the Greek Empire, but I left out one. Of course not – and you shouldn’t!

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An orator returns to the House of Commons

Max Atkinson

Twitter has been alive with mixed feelings about George Galloway's return to the House of Commons via the Bradford West by-election.

Beginning a Speech or Presentation – Four More Tips

Matt Eventoff

“You never get a second chance to make a good first impression&# – Will Rogers. This quote certainly holds true for speeches, presentations, group meetings and any other public speaking opportunity that exists. Your opening often determines just how much of your presentation the audience is going to “tune in&# for. Pause).

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New Jersey Orators

Successful Speeches Blog

The New Jersey Orators is a non-profit group that teaches young people (ages 7 through 18) the art of public speaking. They have been recognized by Lenovo Computers as one of 18 international finalists in their “10 Second Hero” contest. The prize is a grant of $50,000. The winner will be determined through public voting [.].

New Jersey Orators

Successful Speeches Blog

The New Jersey Orators is a non-profit group that teaches young people (ages 7 through 18) the art of public speaking. They have been recognized by Lenovo Computers as one of 18 international finalists in their “10 Second Hero” contest. The prize is a grant of $50,000. The winner will be determined through public voting [.].

“I Have A Dream” – 7 Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King

Matt Eventoff

Irene wreaked havoc yesterday, leaving 21 dead, billions of dollars in damages and millions without power and water. Here are a few: 1. Peggy Noonan.

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Bourke Cockran – Speech Lessons from Winston Churchill’s Role Model

Matt Eventoff

Bourke Cockran , a Congressman from New York City in the early 1900s who was described in his day as the greatest orator in the land. “He was my model. I learned from him how to hold thousands in thrall.” ” – Sir Winston Churchill. So who was “he”? He was W. He also served as a role model to Churchill.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 96)

Manner of Speaking

Marcus Tullius Cicero (160 BC - 43 BC) Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Lawyer, Political Theorist and Orator. Cicero, On the Orator , Vol.

Margaret Thatcher and the evolution of charismatic woman: PART III The education of a female orator

Max Atkinson

Mrs Thatcher's father was very active both as a local town councillor in Grantham, Lincolnshire, and as a Methodist lay preacher.

Speaking of MLK

Speak and Deliver

He was an orator. Fear of Public Speaking Freedom Great Orators I Have a Dream Speech Martin Luther King What can I really say?

Churchill, Lincoln, Kennedy…and Bloggers?

Matt Eventoff

(This appeared earlier this week on the HubSpot marketing blog, a leader in all things new media). Winston Churchill. Abraham Lincoln. John F. Kennedy. What do all three great leaders have in common? All were exemplary public speakers, and not one of them blogged ! Here are a few: 1. Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address? Under three minutes.

Do You Know The ABC’s? A Manifesto…

Matt Eventoff

I am excited to announce that I have written a manifesto, published today by ChangeThis , entitled “ It Really Is As Simple As ABC: What Leaders Can Learn From Masterful Orators of The Past.” What do Lincoln, Kennedy and Churchill have to do with communicating in 2012 ? Everything! ” . Thank you.

Princeton University, President Wilson and the Art of Public Speaking

Matt Eventoff

Woodrow Wilson is not often one of the first figures that come to mind when remembering legendary orators of the past. He should be. It should.

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12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters

Matt Eventoff

Two of the greatest orators of the past two centuries, Sir Winston Churchill and President Abraham Lincoln, were both reported to have some degree of anxiety before speaking publicly. Two of the greatest orates ever, both suffered from a fear of public speaking. “I know they are watching me tremble and sweat! You are not alone!

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The Third Presidential Debate 2012. Analysis and Commentary. And Who Won?

The Presenter's Blog

Up till tonight, it was one round each. Both candidates had proved themselves. He achieved it. That’s not to say it’s all been bouquets.

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51 Tweetable Public Speaking Tips

SketchBubble

Like so many precious jewels, good advice can also come in small packages. Here is a […]. Presentation Tips

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Dialog vs. Divalog: Listening for greater impact as a speaker

Kate's Voice

In conflict, we orate. We often make the mistake of choosing the wrong communication approach. When expressing a point of view, we need too much consent from the audience. When negotiating we assume agreement when we don’t have it. We say we invite learning but we leave no opening for the other’s individual expression. We [.].

The Greatest Thumb Sucking Orator in History

Speak and Deliver

It was going to be an analysis of Linus speech from A Charlie Brown Christmas, with the accompanying YouTube video. What a cool idea. Plenty!

How to Connect with Voters

Matt Eventoff

Hint – it happens long before the campaign begins. . Watch C-SPAN on any given evening and watch members of Congress and the Senate read speeches into the public record. Very rarely exciting or moving. . . Comments are usually read verbatim from a text, not too much emotion, and often confusing. This is how it should be done: .

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 140)

Manner of Speaking

Marcus Tullius Cicero (160 BC – 43 BC) Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Lawyer, Political Theorist and Orator. ” — Cicero.

Lonely: They often make superior orators

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Robert Ivanov - Dreamstime. Scratch the surface of an oustanding speaker, and you find a rather lonely person.    Most of the greats I wrote speeches, scripts, and PowerPoint presentations for could simulate the attributes of the gregarious but essentially they were on the introspective side - and plenty lonely. 

The enduring challenge and importance of funeral orations

Max Atkinson

Tags: rhetoric Blair funeral orations people's princess Princess Diana

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 112)

Manner of Speaking

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965) British Prime Minister, Historian, Author and Orator. ’” — Sir Winston Churchill. Humour Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes reading your speech Winston Churchill

Ted Talk Formula: Orate in bar St. Patrick's Day why world should learn to love Camilla

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Ted Talk 18-minute formula has institutionalized the effectiveness of contrarian thinking. Patrick's Day. The owner et al. know you.

Public Speaking Expert: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Matt Eventoff

The next legend in a series on public speaking experts is one of the greatest orators ever, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He is a legendary orator. We are lucky enough to have video clips of Dr. King to view, study and learn from. His speeches should be staples on playlists and iPods as his speeches are inspirational even on dark days.

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Speech of the year by the retiring Gordon Brown?

Max Atkinson

I had seen it too and agree that it qualifies as speech of the year - even though Mr Brown was hardly the greatest orator the world has ever seen.

Gaddafi as orator: a life in quotes - with thanks to Al Jazeera

Max Atkinson

Famously dubbed the "mad dog of the Middle East" by Ronald Reagan, the former president of the US, Gaddafi did little to dispel that nickname in his wild orations and writings. No matter how he is remembered by history, Gaddafi’s legacy as an orator is assured. I followed his struggles. Libya is an African country.

Recommended: THNKR: PODIUM YouTube Channel

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The public speaking channel (called PODIUM) is described as Embracing oration & those with something to say. I’ve just come across a fabulous Channel on YouTube. THNKR posts original videos in four sub-categories: on books, prodigies, thought leaders and public speaking. Business Communication Public Speaking Speechwriting YouTub

Public Speaking Expert: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Matt Eventoff

The next legend in a series on public speaking experts is one of the greatest orators ever, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. » Read more.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 96)

Manner of Speaking

Marcus Tullius Cicero (160 BC - 43 BC) Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Lawyer, Political Theorist and Orator. ” - Cicero, On the Orator , Vol. Quotes for Public Speakers Cicero Orator public speaking public speaking quotes quotations quotesI, Ch.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 56)

Manner of Speaking

Marcus Tullius Cicero (160 BC - 43 BC) Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Lawyer, Political Theorist and Orator. I, Ch.