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. * First appeared in The Atlantic Post.

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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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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.

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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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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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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?

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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.

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.

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.

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?

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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.

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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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

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

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

Matt Eventoff

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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.

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

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

Max Atkinson

Speaking of MLK

Speak and Deliver

He was an orator. Fear of Public Speaking Freedom Great Orators I Have a Dream Speech Martin Luther King Every year, Martin Luther King Day rolls around, and I feel a responsibility to post SOMETHING.

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

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. .

Princeton University, President Wilson and the Art of Public Speaking

Matt Eventoff

Woodrow Wilson is not often one of the first figures that come to mind when remembering legendary orators of the past. This is certainly true with oratory, and the legions of great orators of the past all certainly held true to the theme of this study, centuries before it was ever released.

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12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters

Matt Eventoff

Two of the greatest orators of the past two centuries, Sir Winston Churchill and President Abraham Lincoln, were both reported to have some degree of anxiety before speaking publicly. Two of the greatest orates ever, both suffered from a fear of public speaking. “I know they are watching me tremble and sweat! “Can they see me shake?” ” “I get so blotchy when I am nervous and I know that the audience can tell!”

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

The Presenter's Blog

Up till tonight, it was one round each. Both candidates had proved themselves. Governor Romney had shown himself an admirable debater when the battleground was formed of facts. He had shown himself credible as the next CEO of United States of America Inc.

The Greatest Thumb Sucking Orator in History

Speak and Deliver

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Dialog vs. Divalog: Listening for greater impact as a speaker

Kate's Voice

In conflict, we orate. We often make the mistake of choosing the wrong communication approach. When expressing a point of view, we need too much consent from the audience. When negotiating we assume agreement when we don’t have it. We say we invite learning but we leave no opening for the other’s individual expression. We [.]. communication Expression listening vocal impact

51 Tweetable Public Speaking Tips

SketchBubble

A growing number of public speaking specialists are turning to the social media site Twitter to offer nuggets of knowledge that can help aspiring orators. Like so many precious jewels, good advice can also come in small packages.

How to Connect with Voters

Matt Eventoff

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 140)

Manner of Speaking

Marcus Tullius Cicero (160 BC – 43 BC) Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Lawyer, Political Theorist and Orator. “When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men’s minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully.

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. 

The enduring challenge and importance of funeral orations

Max Atkinson

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

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 112)

Manner of Speaking

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965) British Prime Minister, Historian, Author and Orator. “He is one of those orators of whom it is well said, ‘Before they get up, they do not know what they are going to say; when they are speaking, they do not know what they are saying; and when they have sat down, they do not know what they have said.’”

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. 

Public Speaking Expert: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Matt Eventoff

The next legend in a series on public speaking experts is one of the greatest orators ever, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He is a legendary orator. We are lucky enough to have video clips of Dr. King to view, study and learn from. Dr. King inspired, and continues to inspire people with the power of his speech and the power of his actions. His speeches should be staples on playlists and iPods as his speeches are inspirational even on dark days.

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Speech of the year by the retiring Gordon Brown?

Max Atkinson

I had seen it too and agree that it qualifies as speech of the year - even though Mr Brown was hardly the greatest orator the world has ever seen.

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.

Recommended: THNKR: PODIUM YouTube Channel

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The public speaking channel (called PODIUM) is described as Embracing oration & those with something to say. I’ve just come across a fabulous Channel on YouTube. THNKR posts original videos in four sub-categories: on books, prodigies, thought leaders and public speaking. From historic political speeches, to contemporary commencement addresses, to wedding toasts, the series explores [.]. Business Communication Public Speaking Speechwriting YouTube

Public Speaking Expert: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Matt Eventoff

The next legend in a series on public speaking experts is one of the greatest orators ever, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He is a legendary orator. We are lucky enough to have video clips of Dr. King to view, study and learn from.

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.

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.