Nelson Mandela: Lessons for Future Orators

Matt Eventoff

The post Nelson Mandela: Lessons for Future Orators appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. * First appeared in The Atlantic Post. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.”. – Nelson Mandela, 1994. Nelson Mandela’s life, legacy and contributions to humanity will be studied for generations to come. » » Read more.

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Famous Orators – 5 Lessons from William Bourke Cockran

Matt Eventoff

The post Famous Orators – 5 Lessons from William Bourke Cockran appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. Today is a special day in the world of public speaking and communication. Today is the 89th anniversary of the death of William Bourke Cockran, who in my estimation may be one of the greatest speakers of all time.

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Nelson Mandela: Lessons for Future Orators

Matt Eventoff

The post Nelson Mandela: Lessons for Future Orators appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. * First appeared in The Atlantic Post. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.

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Famous Orators – 5 Lessons from William Bourke Cockran

Matt Eventoff

I am often asked what orator has had the biggest impact on me, and my oratorical role model is Sir Winston Churchill. William Bourke Cockran , a Congressman from New York City in the early 1900s was described in his day as the greatest orator in the land. It was not just Churchill who held Cockran in such high regard as an orator – it was the vast majority of his peers. Today is a special day in the world of public speaking and communication.

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Nelson Mandela: Lessons for Future Orators

Matt Eventoff

Mandela is certainly one of the most effective orators in modern history. 4) Rhetorical Devices – Like legendary orators before him, Mandela artfully utilized rhetorical devices to support his messaging. 5) Quotations – One of the greatest gifts that Mandela has left future orators is a treasure chest of powerful, impactful quotations to open or close a speech or presentation; or to utilize to support key messages. * First appeared in The Atlantic Post.

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New Jersey Orators

Successful Speeches Blog

The New Jersey Orators is a non-profit group that teaches young people (ages 7 through 18) the art of public speaking. They have been recognized by Lenovo Computers as one of 18 international finalists in their “10 Second Hero” contest. The prize is a grant of $50,000. The winner will be determined through public voting [.]. Events Presentation Skills Public Speaking Speech Writing

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New Jersey Orators

Successful Speeches Blog

The New Jersey Orators is a non-profit group that teaches young people (ages 7 through 18) the art of public speaking. They have been recognized by Lenovo Computers as one of 18 international finalists in their “10 Second Hero” contest. The prize is a grant of $50,000. The winner will be determined through public voting [.]. Events Presentation Skills Public Speaking Speech Writing

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Remembering John F. Kennedy – Speaking Lessons from a Heroic Orator

DeFinis Communications

When asked to describe John F. Kennedy, many people mention the phrase “great speaker.” It’s true. Watch any of his speeches and you’ll see someone who looks natural and elegant in front of a crowd. He had a cunning wit and easy charm. He was articulate, intelligent, direct, and inspiring. Most of all, he looked comfortable. But comfortable he was not.

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Remembering John F. Kennedy – Speaking Lessons from a Heroic Orator

DeFinis Communications

When asked to describe John F. Kennedy, many people mention the phrase “great speaker.” It’s true. Watch any of his speeches and you’ll see someone who looks natural and elegant in front of a crowd. He had a cunning wit and easy charm. He was articulate, intelligent, direct, and inspiring. Most of all, he looked comfortable. But comfortable he was not.

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Beginning a Speech or Presentation – Four More Tips

Matt Eventoff

Public Speaking Tips executive presence intro to public speaking Matt Eventoff opening a presentation opening a speech opening an interview orator preparing a toast presentation tips Princeton Public Speaking public speaker Public Speaking public speaking tip question quote rhetoric scenario statement toast“You never get a second chance to make a good first impression” – Will Rogers.

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Demosthenes and Public Speaking, Part 2

Matt Eventoff

What lengths would you go to in order to become a master orator, or to take your public speaking to the next level? I wrote about Demosthenes and the lengths he is rumored to have gone to in order to become one of the legendary Orators of the Greek Empire, » Read more.

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Public Speaking Day – 5 Lessons from William Bourke Cockran

Matt Eventoff

I am often asked what orator has had the biggest impact on me, and my oratorical role model is Sir Winston Churchill. William Bourke Cockran , a Congressman from New York City in the early 1900s was described in his day as the greatest orator in the land. It was not just Churchill who held Cockran in such high regard as an orator – it was the vast majority of his peers. Today is a special day in the world of public speaking and communication.

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Public Speaking Experts – Demosthenes, Part 1

Matt Eventoff

Demosthenes, public speaking expert of the 4th century BC, is one of the legendary Greek orators. Although he passed away in 322 BC, Demosthenes is relevant to 21st century orators because of his dedication to practice and preparation. Demosthenes’ dream was to be a great orator, » Read more. Public Speaking Tips demosthenes greek orator orator Public Speaking public speaking expertPublic speaking expert is a title that carries tremendous weight.

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Public Speaking Experts – Demosthenes

Matt Eventoff

Demosthenes, public speaking expert of the 4 th century BC, is one of the legendary Greek orators. Although he passed away in 322 BC, Demosthenes is relevant to 21 st century orators because of his dedication to practice and preparation. Demosthenes’ dream was to be a great orator, but he had speech impediments. What lengths would you go to in order to become a master orator, or to take your public speaking to the next level?

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Malala Yousafzai and Public Speaking: 12 Lessons from the Best Speech of 2013

Matt Eventoff

It was an important day in the world of public speaking and oration. Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations and delivered what can only be described as the best speech of 2013, as well as the most powerful address of this decade (so far.) Malala Yousafzai is a great global communicator. She is sixteen years old, and was shot in the head, at point blank range in Pakistan, less than one year ago. Malala was shot because she wanted to… learn. And she was a young woman.

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Lonely: They often make superior orators

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Robert Ivanov - Dreamstime. Scratch the surface of an oustanding speaker, and you find a rather lonely person.    Most of the greats I wrote speeches, scripts, and PowerPoint presentations for could simulate the attributes of the gregarious but essentially they were on the introspective side - and plenty lonely. 

Demosthenes and Modern Oratory

Matt Eventoff

Demosthenes is one of my favorite orators to study. He is one of the legendary Greek orators and some of his most famous (and my favorite) addresses of his relate to his opposition to King Phillip II of Macedon. Demosthenes had speech impediments and his dream was to be a great orator. He was ridiculed early and often for his deficiencies as an orator and he never quit.

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You don't need to speak Arabic to tell that Mubarak isn't much of an orator

Max Atkinson

What fascinated me then - and still does - is the fact that we don't have to be able to understand Spanish or German to be able to recognise that Castro and Hitler were highly effective orators.

An orator returns to the House of Commons

Max Atkinson

His victory speech (above) may have kicked off with a slight over-statement, but is a timely reminder of the shortage of competent orators among our current Members of Parliament. Twitter has been alive with mixed feelings about George Galloway's return to the House of Commons via the Bradford West by-election.

The Greatest Thumb Sucking Orator in History

Speak and Deliver

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!

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 56)

Manner of Speaking

Marcus Tullius Cicero (160 BC - 43 BC) Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Lawyer, Political Theorist and Orator. Here, then, are some of the reasons why a first-class orator is one of the rarest things in the world.&#. Cicero (citing Antonius in On the Orator , Vol.

Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons

Matt Eventoff

Some examples of great orators and public speakers of the 20th Century: Sir Winston Churchill. Who will students in 2025 study as famous orators and public speakers of the 21st Century? Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons. President Kennedy. President Reagan. President Clinton. Dr. King. please link King to [link] Mahatma Ghandi. Mother Teresa. All brilliant communicators, and all must be studied in perpetuity.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 96)

Manner of Speaking

Marcus Tullius Cicero (160 BC - 43 BC) Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Lawyer, Political Theorist and Orator. Cicero, On the Orator , Vol. Quotes for Public Speakers Cicero Orator public speaking public speaking quotes quotations quotes“I can think of nothing more agreeable to the brain and the ear than a speech adorned and embellished with wise thoughts and fine language.&#. I, Ch.

Beginning a Speech or Presentation – Four More Tips

Matt Eventoff

“You never get a second chance to make a good first impression” – Will Rogers. This quote certainly holds true for speeches, presentations, group meetings and any other public speaking opportunity that exists.

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Demosthenes and Public Speaking, Pt II

Matt Eventoff

What lengths would you go to in order to become a master orator, or to take your public speaking to the next level? I wrote about Demosthenes and the lengths he is rumored to have gone to in order to become one of the legendary Orators of the Greek Empire, but I left out one. Stand barefoot on blacktop while reciting your speech to test your patience and create proper cadence? Practice on a tightrope to master balance and control over motion?

2013 149

Help Wanted: Speech Coaches for Congress

Matt Eventoff

Bourke Cockran , a Congressman from New York City in the early 1900s who was described in his day as the greatest orator in the land. “He was my model. I learned from him how to hold thousands in thrall.&# – Sir Winston Churchill. So who was “he&# ? He was W. He also served as a role model to Churchill. Congressman Cockran was noted for his ability to move colleagues and constituents to support causes or even change positions due his magnificent oratory.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 96)

Manner of Speaking

Marcus Tullius Cicero (160 BC - 43 BC) Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Lawyer, Political Theorist and Orator. ” - Cicero, On the Orator , Vol. Quotes for Public Speakers Cicero Orator public speaking public speaking quotes quotations quotes“I can think of nothing more agreeable to the brain and the ear than a speech adorned and embellished with wise thoughts and fine language.” I, Ch.

The enduring challenge and importance of funeral orations

Max Atkinson

Tags: rhetoric Blair funeral orations people's princess Princess Diana

Bourke Cockran – Speech Lessons from Winston Churchill’s Role Model

Matt Eventoff

Bourke Cockran , a Congressman from New York City in the early 1900s who was described in his day as the greatest orator in the land. “He was my model. I learned from him how to hold thousands in thrall.” ” – Sir Winston Churchill. So who was “he”? He was W. He also served as a role model to Churchill.

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Gaddafi as orator: a life in quotes - with thanks to Al Jazeera

Max Atkinson

Famously dubbed the "mad dog of the Middle East" by Ronald Reagan, the former president of the US, Gaddafi did little to dispel that nickname in his wild orations and writings. No matter how he is remembered by history, Gaddafi’s legacy as an orator is assured. You don't have to speak Arabic to tell that Mubarak isn't much of an oratorSince the beginning of the Arab Spring, I've been a regular visitor to the AlJazeera website to keep up with the latest news.

Ted Talk Formula: Orate in bar St. Patrick's Day why world should learn to love Camilla

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Ted Talk 18-minute formula has institutionalized the effectiveness of contrarian thinking.  If everyone is pushing the world to eat more vegetables, the Ted Talk presenter points out the peril involved in copious ingestion of veggies.    So, it makes common rhetorical sense to start experimenting with contrarian talks.  The first can be staged at a neighborhood pub on St. Patrick's Day. The owner et al. know you.

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Public Speaking Can Cause Physical Harm

Matt Eventoff

What lengths would you go to in order to become a master orator, or to take your public speaking to the next level? I wrote about Demosthenes and the lengths he is rumored to have gone to in order to become one of the legendary Orators of the Greek Empire, but I left out one. Stand barefoot on blacktop while reciting your speech to test your patience and create proper cadence? Practice on a tightrope to master balance and control over motion?

2011 166

Margaret Thatcher and the evolution of charismatic woman: PART III The education of a female orator

Max Atkinson

Beginning a Speech or Presentation – Four More Tips

Matt Eventoff

Please stay tuned for more tips and techniques, as well as a new feature, the “Messaging Minute&# … Uncategorized executive presence intro to public speaking matt eventoff media training opening a presentation opening a speech opening an interview orator preparing a toast presentation tips princeton public speaking public speaker Public Speaking public speaking tip question quote rhetoric scenario statement toast

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“I Have A Dream” – 7 Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King

Matt Eventoff

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2011 178

Do You Know The ABC’s? A Manifesto…

Matt Eventoff

I am excited to announce that I have written a manifesto, published today by ChangeThis , entitled “ It Really Is As Simple As ABC: What Leaders Can Learn From Masterful Orators of The Past.” What do Lincoln, Kennedy and Churchill have to do with communicating in 2012 ? Everything! We are a little over three weeks into 2012, with myriad communication disasters, from major crisis communication errors to communication errors that have directly resulted in a crisis. .

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Presentation Skills: Do You Know The ABC’s?

Matt Eventoff

I am excited to announce that I have written a manifesto, published today by ChangeThis , entitled “ It Really Is As Simple As ABC: What Leaders Can Learn From Masterful Orators of The Past.” What do Lincoln, Kennedy and Churchill have to do with communicating in 2012 ? Everything! We are a little over three weeks into 2012, with myriad communication disasters, from major crisis communication errors to communication errors that have directly resulted in a crisis. .

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The Third Presidential Debate 2012. Analysis and Commentary. And Who Won?

The Presenter's Blog

election 2012 Presentation skills Presenting Tips From The Top Boca Raton current-events debates Democratic Party Democrats Florida GOP Governor Romney key message Mitt Romney Obama orator oratory politics presentation presentation skills presenters' blog presenting public speaking Republican Party Republicans Romney Stagecraft who won the debateUp till tonight, it was one round each. Both candidates had proved themselves.

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Public Speaking and Marco Rubio: The Senate May Have A New “Speaker”

Matt Eventoff

Last evening, there were well over 100 combined victory and concession speeches. One stood out among all of them. Florida Senator-Elect Marco Rubio gave what I feel is one of the most effective speeches in the recent past, for reasons having absolutely nothing to do with his politics.

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Message for today, objective for tomorrow

The Presenter's Blog

The Roman orator Quintilian, once wrote that great speeches place a “hidden dart” into the mind of the audience, and that the message encoded in that dart will remain long after the speech itself may have been forgotten. Presentation Structure Tips From The Top "Peter Watts" Barack Obama humility key message orator Osama Bin Laden Peter structure Watts“Tonight, I can report to the American people, and to the world… ”.

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How to Connect with Voters

Matt Eventoff

Tags: Message Development Public Speaking Uncategorized boring political speaker boring political speech chris christie congress cspan dick codey governor jon corzine kevin o'toole new jersey legislature new jersey state senate nj assembly nj congress nj senate political orator political public speaking political speech coach rhetorical questions senate president richard codey senator loretta weinberg senator steve sweeney state legislatures state senator kevin o'toole vocal variety

Churchill, Lincoln, Kennedy…and Bloggers?

Matt Eventoff

Tags: Message Development Public Speaking Uncategorized 6 lessons for business bloggers abraham lincoln al gore barack obama blog public speaking brevity business bloggers churchill blog communications training dionysius drudge report great public speakers jfk lessons for bloggers lincoln blog master orators matt eventoff nicole eventoff oliver wendell holmes perezhilton.com public speaking expert simplicity winston churchill

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 53)

Manner of Speaking

“Of all kinds of success, that of an orator is the most pleasing.&#. Oliver Goldsmith (1730 - 1774) Irish Writer and Poet. Oliver Goldsmith.