Seven speech-techniques powering Obama’s UN Address

The Presenter's Blog

Many will have been surprised to hear a paragraph dedicated to Ferguson, Missouri, but it was there for a specific reason. It was the beginning of the most significant phrase in the speech, and also the one that news networks seized upon to replay in the moments as the Barack Obama stepped down from the podium. by Peter Paskale. Powerful speeches contain powerful content. For that content to shine though, it must be mounted into a powerful structure.

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Famous Speech Friday: Carol Bartz's keynote at the 2010 Grace Hopper Celebration

The Eloquent Woman

Women working in computing and technology often have trouble seeing their gender well-represented on panels and podiums at industry conferences, but not at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women and Computing. This annual conference of the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology says it is the largest gathering of women in this profession, and participants are still recalling Carol Bartz's keynote there two years ago. At the time of this speech, Bartz was the CEO of Yahoo!

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