Article Category: Flashback Friday

How to Use the Rule of Three in Your Speeches (Flashback Friday #11)

On Fridays, we dip into the article archive and emerge with one of the most memorable articles. We’ll dust it off, shine a light on it, and consider it from a new perspective.

Today’s Flashback Article

Rule of Three Speech WritingThis week, we’re transporting back to May 2009 to learn about a magical speechwriting technique: the rule of three.

If I had to sum up the power of the rule of three in just one word, I’d choose “complete”. When you employ triads in your writing, it imparts a feeling of completeness. Ideas which might otherwise sound awkward or juxtaposed take on a sense of balance when presented with triads.

Read the article series (of 3 articles, of course), and think how you can inject more magic into your writing:


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