when the speech hands you lemons.
The Eloquent Woman
MAY 14, 2009
That's two different mindsets: One to get ready, rehearsing for the ideal; two, to toss that out the window and take what the situation brings. Unlike the original space, this room also lacked a lectern, microphone, or projection. And here’s what happened: What sounds like a speaking disaster turned out to be a great speaking experience, for me and for the audience. If push came to shove, I could speak without the slides.