What makes a speaker authentic?

Authenticity. It’s something that speakers strive for, but it’s not an easy concept to define. So then, what does authenticity look like? And, what doesn’t authenticity look like? Authenticity looks: – Vulnerable Authentic speakers open up....
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How to be a compelling public speaker

Last week, Ann Brown included me in her piece titled, “How to Be a Compelling Public Speaker,” which appeared in The Network Journal. Here is article in its entirety: If you are a business professional, like it or not there may be a time for...
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Tis’ the season: Graduation speeches

With spring in full bloom, it soon will be the season of graduation speeches. At the George Washington University, where I teach, a graduate student in my Professional Communication course Richard Ruiz won a competition to deliver the student address...
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