Tag Archives: eye contact

Speeches from Film: Band of Brothers

The moving speech by the German General at the end of the series “Band of Brothers”, and what we can learn from it. Continue reading

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Speeches from Film: Henry V

William Shakespeare wrote many inspirational speeches for his different characters. One of the best known is the St. Crispin’s Day speech delivered by King Henry to his troops in the classic Henry V. To set the stage, prior to the epic battle … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Speech by Elif Şafak

Analysis of a terrific TED Talk by Elif Şafak. Continue reading

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A Winning Oscar-Winning Speech

A great example of how to give an acceptance speech in one minute. Continue reading

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Being There

David Bader has a wonderful quote that public speakers should take to heart: “Be here now. Be someplace else later. Is that so complicated?” In a previous post, I wrote that as speakers, we enter into a social contract with … Continue reading

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