Tag Archives: Stories and Storytelling

Analysis of a Speech by Elif Şafak

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

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 41) – John Steinbeck

“We are lonesome animals. We spend all our life trying to be less lonesome.  One of our ancient methods is to tell a story begging the listener to say — and to feel — ‘Yes, that’s the way it is, … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 31)

“Be amusing: never tell unkind stories; above all, never tell long ones.” – Benjamin Disraeli

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Analysis of a Speech by Philip K. Howard

Philip K. Howard is a lawyer from New York and author of the books The Death of Common Sense, The Collapse of the Common Good and Life Without Lawyers. One of his great concerns is the manner in which his … Continue reading

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Analysis of a speech by Sir Ken Robinson

It’s time for another TED Talk, and this one by Sir Ken Robinson is one of my favourites. Robinson is an internationally recognized leader in education, innovation, creativity and human resources. His latest book is entitled The Element. As Robinson states: … Continue reading

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