Principles of Public Speaking – the Final Seven

Principles of Public Speaking – the Final Seven

With this blog post, I’m concluding a series of public speaking principles that are a summation of what I’ve learned about this fiendishly difficult art and science over three decades of practice, coaching, learning from others, and research, especially neuroscience.  The final seven concern general issues of delivery and the speaker. 71.Find ways to protect […]

Principles of Public Speaking – III

Principles of Public Speaking – III

I’m developing a series of public speaking principles in the next few blog posts that are a summation of what I’ve learned about this fiendishly difficult art and science over three decades of practice, coaching, learning from others, and research, especially neuroscience.  Here are the next seven. 15.A speech is performance art – and science. […]

Music and Public Speaking – Nora York, Aerosmith, and the J. Geils Band

What can successful musical performers tell us about public speaking?  Having just sat in an uncomfortable seat somewhere around first base in Fenway Park to hear the J. Geils Band and Aerosmith, I’m thinking hard about the lessons that these performers can teach us.  I’ve come up with five so far, and I encourage you […]