Article Category: Weekend Reviews

Public Speaking Blogosphere: Week in Review [2008-02-16]

Week In ReviewHappy Valentines Week! Once again this Saturday, we scan the best public speaking articles from throughout the public speaking blogosphere.

Just a few of the topics featured this week are:

  • visual aids;
  • dealing with difficult audiences;
  • handing a Q&A session; and
  • Toastmasters.

[Before we begin, did you catch last week’s review?]

Six Minutes

Week in Review: Six Minutes

This week at the Six Minutes blog featured two new articles — another book review and another speech critique:

Week in Review: Public Speaking Blogosphere

Public Speaking Blogosphere

These are the best public speaking articles I read in the past week.

  • Seth Godin provides the quote of the week for public speakers:

    If you attend my presentation and you’re bored, that’s my failure.

    How many speakers adopt the position that all they need to do is put the information out there? How many accept that they have the responsibility to present the information in a way that captivates the audience?

Articles about Visual Aids

Audience-Focused Articles

Toastmasters Blog Articles

Another Weekly Review Comes to a Close…

Jessica Hagy - Why Blind Dates So Often FailIn the spirit of Valentine’s Day earlier this week, I’ll close with this index card humor from Jessica Hagy: Why blind dates so often fail.

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  1. I enjoy this roundup, Andrew, especially because I can never get around to reading all the blogs I want to. This gives me a little shortcut and I can go right to the ones that look interesting to me!

  2. Jason Peck says:

    Hi Andrew,
    Thanks for the inclusion on your weekly roundup. I agree with Lisa, and I think doing a weekly review like this is a great idea. Keep up the great work!