- Making friends with your reptilian brain: It's your reptilian brain that makes you nervous before speaking--and also shuts down the part of the brain you need for formulating language, remembering what you want to say, and other public-speaking skills. So it's best to be on friendly terms with it! These techniques are simple, but powerful...
- Flip the script: Here's a fantastic resource, from Catalyst: A script that helps you change the way we talk about women in the workplace, with the ramifications of commonly used tropes on the women being discussed, and the research behind the need for change. Keep and share...This was far and away the most popular post on our Facebook page last week.
- Did you miss? This week, the blog looked at practical tips about the mic and the woman speaker and Famous Speech Friday shared a speech by Gwen Ifill on policy, politics, and leadership. Stay tuned this coming Friday, when I post the 250th speech in The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Speeches by Women.
- About the quote: Wisdom from Audre Lorde. Find more quotes like this one on our Pinterest board of great quotes by eloquent women.
Monday, April 10, 2017
Savvy speakers keep up with my wide-ranging reading list on women and public speaking by following The Eloquent Woman on Facebook, where these links and articles appear first. I always collect them here for you on Mondays as well. It's a great way to expand your public speaking knowledge: