Article Category: Weekend Reviews

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

Week In ReviewIt is Saturday, and that means it is time to review the best public speaking articles from throughout the public speaking blogosphere.

Themes featured this week include:

  • marketing yourself;
  • body language;
  • PowerPoint, Keynote, & slideware; and
  • Toastmasters.

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

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Week in Review: Public Speaking Blogosphere

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

Marketing Articles

Body Language Articles

PowerPoint, Keynote, or General Slideware Articles

Toastmasters Blog Articles

Not Strictly Public Speaking

Dean Rieck offers “recipes for copywriters.” Although this article does not focus on public speaking, much of the advice applies, particularly for persuasive speaking. For example:

ABC Checklist — […] Attain attention, Bang out benefits, Create verbal pictures, Describe success incidents, Endorse with testimonials, Feature special details, Gild with values, Honor claims with guarantees, Inject action in reader.

successorfailure.jpgI’ll end this week’s review with one of Jessica Hagy’s index card creations.

It makes me think about the content of my speeches. Do I talk more about my successes or failures?

How about you?

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  1. Kia says:

    Just out of my curiosity, how do you digest so many articles and come out with a list of impeccable articles in one week?? Mind to share with me your tips?

    1. Andrew Dlugan says:


      I’m not sure there’s any secret aside from a desire to learn as much as possible and a good RSS feed reader. (I use Google Reader.)