Introducing The Eloquent Woman Booklist

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affiliate links books we likeA reader suggested a compilation of the books we've covered on the blog over the years, and here it is: The Eloquent Woman Booklist. It's not intended to be a comprehensive directory of books about speaking, just those we've featured here.

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

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affiliate links books we likeI was pleased, but not at all surprised, to see Judson Brewer's TEDMED talk from 2015 about "an easy way to break a bad habit" on TED's list of the 10 most popular TED talks in 2016 , with more than 6 million views and counting.

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

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affiliate links If you read my other blog, don''t get caught , on social media and communications, you already know I''m a big fan of using the note-taking program Evernote for business travel, blogging and more.

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

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affiliate links books we like Talk About the Talk series (Editor''s note: I''m launching a new series, Talk About the Talk, in which I''ll ask speakers I''ve worked with to share their perspectives about giving big or important talks.

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Affiliate Marketing Tips

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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affiliate links books we like Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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Gloria Steinem's public-speaking "Road"

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affiliate links books we likeMy Life on the Road , Gloria Steinem's new bestselling book, is part memoir, part travelogue.

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

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affiliate links books we like famous speechesIn the run-up to the American Civil War and the discussion of whether to free the slaves, one proposal that gained some traction was repatriation or colonization--that is, sending black Americans, enslaved and free people alike, back to Africa.

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

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affiliate links books we like famous speeches(Editor's note: Mary Ann Shadd Cary is one of a number of nineteenth-century American black women orators like Sojourner Truth who defied societal norms against women, and black women, speaking in public.

Even famous speakers are made, not born: 4 examples

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affiliate links books we like British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. President Bill Clinton. Lady Bird Johnson, a First Lady of the United States. Susan Cain, TED speaker.

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

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affiliate links books we like I always ask some version of the question, "What prompts the need for coaching?" when you come to me for help with a speaking task. The answers are as different as the speakers.

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Public Speakers: Promote Your Speaking Business With Affiliates

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You can sell a lot more products and services with an army of affiliates promoting for you. Having website owners use their affiliate link to send out to their email list or place ads and banners on their site can drive more orders to your products than you can alone.

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

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affiliate links famous speeches " Be thou vulnerable ," TED tells its speakers. But this famous speech was about vulnerability--in us and in the speaker.

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4 unusual books for tackling your public speaking fears

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affiliate links books we likeThere are loads of books targeting public speaking fear head-on. But I like a slightly different, off-center approach, without the usual suspects.

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

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affiliate links books we like famous speeches "In Texas, the woman is the victim." I don''t know what you were or are doing at age 26, but your to-do list likely didn''t include arguing landmark cases before the Supreme Court of the United States.

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5 books that capture commencement speeches by women

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affiliate links books we likeCommencement ceremonies often feature women speakers, but their speeches are less frequently published than those of male speakers.

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Public Speaker Marketing - Selling With Affiliate Programs

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Affiliate programs allow you to make money by recommending other people’s products. There are basically two ways to make money with associate / affiliate programs: 1. If you have the [link] integrated shopping cart system, it includes top-notch affiliate software. You’re getting somebody to click out of your site for maybe a buck or a buck and a half and the affiliate won’t even pay you until your commission reaches a certain level.

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

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affiliate links books we like Sometimes, asking a question can seem like giving a high-stress, if short, speech.

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

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affiliate links books we likeWomen speakers often are left out of collections of "major speeches." But of the four recent finds I've made in speech collection and a memoir, three are by important women speakers.

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? New research suggests that decision depends on the timing of your message and what the audience has to do next, whether that deadline is in the future or next week.

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

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affiliate links One of the many insights I''ve had as I roll out my Be The Eloquent Woman workshops involves women who, in effect, are playing backup singer to other speakers.

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

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Tom Hanks affiliate links As speaking tactics go, memorizing an entire talk is among the most difficult. So who wouldn''t want an easier way to anticipate it?

8 gifts to encourage your favorite public speaker

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books we like affiliate linksLet's face it: Public speakers, for the most part, need encouragement. It takes a lot to get up and do those work presentations and keynote speeches.

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

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affiliate links books we like Inside Voice interview (Editor''s note: Inside Voice is an interview series in which we ask speakers, speechwriters, and storytellers to share their insights.

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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.

Famous Speech Friday: Virginia Woolf's 1931 "Professions for Women"

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affiliate links books we like famous speechesBritish author Virginia Woolf has always been a muse of mine. As a woman writer, her A Room of One's Own provided me with inspiration and courage, as well as a sense of the barriers women face.

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

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gifts books we like affiliate linksNew Yorker cartoonist BEK (real name Bruce Eric Kaplan) likes graduation speeches--even though they seem to occupy our thoughts only on one day, and don't necessarily say anything truly profound. They're "better in theory," he says.

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

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famous speeches Barbara Jordan Viola Davis affiliate linksFollowing in the wake of The King's Speech and The Iron Lady comes word that public speaking--and a strong woman speaker--will be on the big screen again.

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

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affiliate links books we like famous speechesThis post marks the 200th famous speech by a woman in The Eloquent Woman's Index of Famous Speeches , so it seemed appropriate to honor that milestone with a milestone of a speech and a speaker. In 1996, U.S.

Elizabeth Alexander on poetry and speaking

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books we like affiliate links poetryIn our 100th Famous Speech Friday, writer Ursula K. Leguin's commencement speech at Bryn Mawr linked poetry and the power of women's voices when they speak the truth about their experiences, and she used poetry throughout that speech.

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

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books we like affiliate linksPerhaps little noted nor long remembered by some who watched President Obama's State of the Union address this year were three little words that have stirred up a rhetorical storm: Mothers, wives and daughters.

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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affiliate links Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog. But you won''t miss a thing, since I''m summarizing that extra content and putting it here on the blog for all readers to see.

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

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affiliate links Inside Voice interview ( Editor''s note: Inside Voice is a new interview series on The Eloquent Woman, in which we''ll ask speakers, speechwriters, and storytellers to share their insights.

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What women speakers can learn about interruptions from the debates

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books we like affiliate linksIn "Would you please let me finish." linguist Deborah Tannen today tackles the second debate between this year's U.S. presidential candidates and looks specifically at interruptions as a speaking tool, since there were plenty of them in this debate.

Seth Godin on what makes a good question from the audience

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books we like affiliate linksEver wonder why some people ask questions when you invite them from the group after your remarks are done, and others wait to gather around you at the end of your speech before posing their questions?

2014's top 10 Famous Speech Friday posts on The Eloquent Woman

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affiliate links famous speeches In 2014, we skipped well past 160 famous speeches by women in The Eloquent Woman Index, all from our Famous Speech Friday series. The most-read FSF posts published in 2014 about individual speeches reflect the diversity of our speakers and our readers.

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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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books we like affiliate links This summer, I have more reasons than ever to be dipping into great books about public speaking and about women speakers.

Working metaphors throughout a message: @rosannecash & @ivanoransky

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analogy books we like affiliate links metaphor When I''m coaching speakers who want to use an analogy or a metaphor, most of the time, they spend a lot of time thinking about the metaphor--and then toss it away in a moment. It''s a one-liner, a clever riposte, a throwaway line, sometimes.