6 great gifts to encourage your favorite speaker

The Eloquent Woman

Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder captures the voice of one of America''s greatest orators and a black woman who broke down speaking barriers. affiliate links books we like gifts As a speaker coach and trainer, I can tell you from experience: Speakers and presenters need encouragement and thank-yous all year ''round, not just at the holidays.

2013 74

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

The Eloquent Woman

Jordan, considered one of the finest orators of the 20th century, also was the first African-American and first woman to keynote the Democratic National Convention, widely considered among the most powerful political speeches ever delivered. 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.

2012 71

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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

The Eloquent Woman

(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. affiliate links books we like famous speechesYou can read more about them and the conditions in which they spoke in Doers of the Word: African-American Women Speakers and Writers in the North (1810-1880) by Carla L. Peterson.)

2016 55

13 books on political speaking that are for, by or about women

The Eloquent Woman

She stands as a great political orator, so you may want this for a reference shelf that many can share. books we like affiliate linksIt's an election year in the U.S., with plenty of women running for local, state and national elective office, and women's issues front and center for both campaigns. Time to update your bookshelf of political rhetoric to make sure it includes plenty of resources on and examples of women's political speeches.

2012 62

Re-Learning for the Very First Time: A Review of 'resonate', by.

Speak and Deliver

Yes, just in case, an Amazon affiliate link. Twas the Reading Before Christmas The Greatest Thumb Sucking Orator in History You're Not As Good As You Think You Are Toastmasters Friday: Ready At Any Moment!

2010 54

Shakespeare as speechwriter

Max Atkinson

It is usually the second part with which the audience will wish to affiliate or will highlight a theme for further development – and this is exactly what happens here.

Road School: Lessons from the Road #3

Speak and Deliver

I highly recommend this set from Avish and Fred, even to the point of offering this (affiliate) link for you to check it out for yourself: Improv For Speakers! Twas the Reading Before Christmas The Greatest Thumb Sucking Orator in History You're Not As Good As You Think You Are Toastmasters Friday: Ready At Any Moment!

2010 44

Five Ways to Speak Like Obama | BNET


9 Michele2222 04/21/09 | Reported as spam RE: Five Ways to Speak Like Obama This is a CBS-affiliated site? 04/21/09 | Report as spam RE: Five Ways to Speak Like Obama It seems to me that the thrust of this article is how to be a better orator. It does an excellent job providing content and clarity as to what it takes to become an effective orator.

Spam 38

Speaking for Dollars by Vickie Sullivan


Many talented orators have tried and failed, only to return, disillusioned, to their “real” jobs or businesses. AFFILIATES | PRIVACY STATEMENT | TERMS OF USE | CONTACT US Sullivan Speaker Services, Inc. | );} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: $peaking for Dollar$ For Presentations Magazine, October 2002 By Vickie K.