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What made this one of TED's most popular talks in 2016?

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Introducing The Eloquent Woman Booklist

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15 ways I use @evernote for public speaking & coaching speakers

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Talk About the Talk: Caroline Goyder on confident speaking at @TEDxBrixton

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Famous Speech Friday: Mary Ann Shadd Cary's 1858 "Break Every Yoke"

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Famous Speech Friday: Harriet Tubman's fable on colonizing slaves

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King, Hamer, Ginsburg, Obama: Speech collections & a memoir

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Even famous speakers are made, not born: 4 examples

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For better results in speaker coaching, think 'gain' not 'pain'

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2014 24

Public Speakers: Promote Your Speaking Business With Affiliates

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Famous Speech Friday: Brené Brown's 2010 TEDx talk on vulnerability

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4 unusual books for tackling your public speaking fears

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Famous Speech Friday: Sarah Weddington's Roe v. Wade arguments

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5 books that capture commencement speeches by women

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Famous Speech Friday: Justice Sonia Sotomayor's law school question

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Public Speaker Marketing - Selling With Affiliate Programs

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Speakers: To persuade, get concrete. To inspire, be abstract.

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books we like affiliate links commencement speakersShould you try to inspire your audience--or persuade them? Are you speaking about why your audience should do something--or how to pull it off? Most commencement speakers aim for the high, inspiring and abstract road. I am not asking you to cure cancer. I am just asking you not to spread it.

Women speakers: Are you the backup singer or the lead performer?

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Why memorizing your talk is like memorizing lyrics on your favorite album

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Inside Voice: Gillian Davis, author of First-Time Leader

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2014 20

8 gifts to encourage your favorite public speaker

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Not the usual suspects: 8 books that make me think differently about public speaking

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books we like affiliate linksYou'll find plenty of books on public speaking, but this group features unusual takes on the topic. Challenges large and small, focused looks at important tactics, and big underlying ideas about speaking all find a place on this list--as do some books that focus on women and speaking. A worthy read.

Famous Speech Friday: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Opinion in the VMI Case

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"Everything is Going to be Okay:" Words for grads or commencement speakers?

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Another strong woman speaker movie coming: Viola Davis as Barbara Jordan

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Elizabeth Alexander on poetry and speaking

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Do all your references to women in speeches cast us as "mothers, wives and daughters?"

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Inside Voice: Liz O'Donnell, PR executive, blogger, author

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Seth Godin on what makes a good question from the audience

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What women speakers can learn about interruptions from the debates

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London notebook: Lessons from speakers and speechwriters at #ESN2013

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My summer reads on public speaking and women speakers

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Working metaphors throughout a message: @rosannecash & @ivanoransky

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Why register for the European Speechwriter Network Brussels conference?

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6 great gifts to encourage your favorite speaker

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