How Paul Harvey Can Help You Find Your Speaking Niche

Speak and Deliver

Yes, none other than the venerable orator/preacher/radio personality Paul Harvey. Twists were his trademark, as he would tease us in the beginning, then hawk a product or two before telling us ".the Guess who's cool again? Or, perhaps for much of today's generation, cool for the first time, at least for a day or so?

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Rhetoric & imagery in Obama's victory speech

Max Atkinson

It’s commonly thought that effective orators are blessed with a mysterious gift, but all successful speakers use the same simple techniques, and have been doing so at least since they were first taught by the ancient Greeks. The Independent on Sunday asked me to annotate Barack Obama’s victory speech last week, the results of which were published on 9th November.

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