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Famous Speech Friday: Severn Suzuki's 1992 UN Earth Summit speech

The Eloquent Woman

Five minutes later, she'd delivered a speech that's still going viral , popularly known online as "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes."

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Eight Tips to Touch the Hearts of your Audience

SketchBubble

Over the last 20 years, a growing body of scientific research suggests that people remember more if their emotions are engaged. Here […].

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Election night 1992: "the Conservatives have lost their overall majority" - Gordon Brown

Max Atkinson

Don't Let the Messenger They Shoot Be You!: A Book Review

Speak and Deliver

Originally published in 1992, this is the '20th Anniversary Edition'. Time to catch up a bit. Mike Jousan , early in the Spring. Mike Jousan

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Rhetorical Devices: Hypophora

Manner of Speaking

Monty Python, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1992). ” — Bill Clinton, Democratic National Convention, 16 July 1992.

For #EarthDay, 7 famous environmental speeches by women

The Eloquent Woman

Severn Suzuki''s 1992 UN Earth Summit speech was delivered when she was just 12 years old, and she wisely kept her message in the voice of a child. "If

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8 famous speeches by young women in The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

From causes like education and the environment to personal revelations and skilled storytelling, these young women are speakers to watch.

Rhetorical Devices: Paralipsis

Manner of Speaking

“ — Mary Matalin, Republican political consultant, August 1992. This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Paralipsis. Origin : From the Greek ?????????? paraleipsis), meaning “omission&#. Cicero, The Catiline Orations , 63 BC. Charles F.

12 famous speeches by women on disability

The Eloquent Woman

Elizabeth Glaser spoke on AIDS at the 1992 Democratic national convention in the U.S., She died two years later, in 1994. Myself included."

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Speaking Science: Why do I blush at the start of a speech?

The Eloquent Woman

It makes me feel terrible and unprofessional, and I don't understand why it happens when I don't feel nervous otherwise! What does a blush mean?

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What's Your Hook?

Speak and Deliver

Getting them to shake their neighbors hand or smile at them, or, shudder, give them neck messages is so 1992, and again, wastes their time. -

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The Need for Literacy in Both the Sciences and the Arts

Presentation Zen

In 1992, Dr. Jemison was the first African-American woman to go into space. Young people need role models, and Dr. Jemison is a great one.

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I once had the best job in America!

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I spent six years as an SE with Sun Microsystems from 1992 - 1998 working in Pleasanton, CA and Minneapolis, [.]. Sociological Images reports that, based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data rating the best jobs in America, an I.T. industry Systems Engineer (SE) comes out in first place! Click to enlarge) Who woulda thunk. occupations

I once had the best job in America!

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I spent six years as an SE with Sun Microsystems from 1992 - 1998 working in Pleasanton, CA and Minneapolis, [.]. Sociological Images reports that, based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data rating the best jobs in America, an I.T. industry Systems Engineer (SE) comes out in first place! Click to enlarge) Who woulda thunk. occupations

I once had the best job in America!

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I spent six years as an SE with Sun Microsystems from 1992 - 1998 working in Pleasanton, CA and Minneapolis, [.]. Sociological Images reports that, based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data rating the best jobs in America, an I.T. industry Systems Engineer (SE) comes out in first place! Click to enlarge) Who woulda thunk. occupations

Toastmasters Friday: What Makes A Champion? - Guest Post by Sharookh Daroowala

Speak and Deliver

Dana LaMon (1992) was blind. As a Finalist in the Championship in 2014 - he should know! Mark Hunter (2009) won from a wheel-chair. Yes, again!

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Your Presentation Secret Weapon: Grace Hopper, the Computer, and the Prop

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Grace carried on her speaking career until her death in 1992 at 85.  The first motivational speaker I ever heard was the inimitable Admiral Grace Hopper, sometime in the 80s at the University of Virginia.    Hopper left her position as a mathematics professor at Vassar during WWII to join the Navy. 

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The Rule of Three — Media Training Advice « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

In 1992, Bill Clinton ran for president using these three main themes: 1. News analyzed from a communication perspective. I can’t either.

Public Speaking: Sources For Speakers

Great Public Speaking

How to be the Life of the Podium by Sylvia Simmons, (New York: Amacom, 1992). The reason I talked about current information and personal life events first is that they will glean you the highest amount of impact. Using your own life incidents and observations makes you unique. However, I go back again to the idea that you must change up.

The blog's top 10 public speaking posts and top 10 famous speeches of 2012

The Eloquent Woman

As we draw near to the end of 2012, take a look at what you--and other readers--sought the most on The Eloquent Woman this year. A useful post.

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American Society of Journalists and Authors

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Since I began my teaching my speechwriting seminars in 1992, I have recommended the annual ASJA Writing Conference to all of my classes. It’s always held on a spring weekend in New York City, and it’s always wonderful. . Registration for the 40th Annual ASJA conference is now open! For more details, visit: [link

Famous Speech Friday: Phyllis Diller on comedy at the 92nd St. Y

The Eloquent Woman

In 1992, she spoke about her life in comedy at New York City's 92nd St. And that's just the way she wanted it. Stay flexible within your format.

Public Speaking - Sources For Speakers

Great Public Speaking

How to be the Life of the Podium by Sylvia Simmons, (New York: Amacom, 1992). Using your own life incidents and observations makes you unique.

Online Communication – Email is Not Dead

Matt Eventoff

I’m 35 and have been using the internet – in it’s various forms – since 1992, earlier if you count BBS. Elie Saidman, a friend and a very succesful entreprenuer , had a great post on his blog this morning that I not only found very interesting, but completely agree with. I’ve used email extensively since entering college. Remember Pointcast?

7 famous speeches by women about health from The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

They succeed by stepping right into that minefield of vulnerability and emotion, realizing their bravery and determination will carry them through.

Why has British political oratory been banished to the sidelines?

Max Atkinson

For any politician who might have doubted this, the tipping point probably came with the Labour Party's disastrous Sheffield rally in 1992 , after which being interviewed by a journalist, regardless which one it happened to be, must have seemed a much safer and softer option. (c) There is not one who can cast a spell. HERE ). (c)

Can you say a few words?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

which I wrote back in 1992) as a special promotion. I’m delighted to say that Barnes and Noble has chosen Can You Say A Few Words? Bristol Park Books is printing the hardbound edition right now, and the book will be widely sold in B&N stores by mid-late July. The book earned this praise from A.W. ”

Clegg's conference speech: 1 plus & 2 minuses

Max Atkinson

MINUSES 1. Neil Kinnock quickly followed suit - and with very good reason.

More alum news

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I’ve been teaching my speechwriting seminars since 1992 (and prior to that, I taught speechwriting workshops for NYU/PRSA), so the alum network is now quite large. My thanks to the many seminar attendees who have sent recent updates on their work. . For more about her work, visit www.jeankirshenbaum.com.

Burnham, Kinnock and the danger of speaking in a sports stadium

Max Atkinson

In praise of parliamentary rowdiness

Max Atkinson

1992 "Caveat Orator: Audience Disaffiliation in the 1988 Presidential Debates." Further reading: Clayman, Steven E.

Max Atkinson's Blog: Words really do matter: Majorspeak revisited

Max Atkinson

MAJORSPEAK On this, the way former prime minister John Major spoke used to be a constant source of fascination to me and I once wrote a paper entitled 'Majorspeak' in a book on the 1992 general election. This reminded me of something I'd written in Lend Me Your Ears in the section comparing written and spoken language (pp.

Is the economy picking up?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I went into my database (all of the speechwriters who have attended my speechwriting seminars since 1992), and selected a couple of good speechwriters to recommend for each company. . Within the last 24 hours, I’ve received several requests to recommend speechwriters.

Famous Speech Friday: Eleanor Roosevelt's 1940 convention-saving speech

The Eloquent Woman

It was a tense convention. The country was on the brink of entering World War II. This was all about getting and keeping the delegates' votes.

Famous Speech Friday: Elizabeth Glaser and Mary Fisher convention speeches on HIV/AIDS

The Eloquent Woman

Election season can bring out the big speakers, and 20 years ago it was two women who commanded the national stages. Leave them with one idea.

Speechwriting in the military

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Since I started my speechwriting seminars in 1992, I have trained many dozens of military speechwriters (at Basic, Advanced and Master levels). Speechwriting is certainly one of those skills. Corporate speechwriters are paid well and treated well. Freelance speechwriters can work from anywhere; geography poses no limits.

The annual speechwriting salary survey

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I’ve been conducting salary surveys (for both staff speechwriters and freelance speechwriters) since 1992, and I have good information from all sectors. Do you ever wonder how much other speechwriters make? Do you ever suspect you could be earning more? . Use this information to your own career advantage.

Rhetorical Devices: Hypophora

Manner of Speaking

Monty Python, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1992). ” — Bill Clinton, Democratic National Convention, 16 July 1992. This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Hypophora. Origin : From the Greek ??????? That is our policy. 28 August 1963.

Charity Gig Invite - Craig and Lois (1 night only)

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

When Lois was declared blind in Durban in 1992, the first thing she did was to join a rock band. Hi Friends. Craig. Saturday 25 April. bookings.

Jersey Boy Bret Schundler Pushes Back: Lessons in Reputation Management

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  He served in that post from 1992 until 2001, years in which The City roared back.  Bret Schundler , former New Jersey Commission of Education, swung into Reputation Management after losing his job.    He pushed back and on a forum which couldn't have been better: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.