Adobe Spark is a suite of applications designed by Adobe System to help people create and share stories with graphics and videos. The team at Adobe Spark reached out to me to share a blog post that they had written about Pages Matam. Matam is a Cameroonian artist who now lives near Washington D.C. Among […]
“[I]t is not enough to know what we ought to say; we must also say it as we ought … It is, essentially, a matter of the right management of the voice to express the various emotions—of speaking loudly, softly, or between the two; of high, low, or intermediate pitch; of the various rhythms that suit various […]
Anyone looking for public speaking training should start by taking a good look at Santa Claus. Here’s what Kris Kringle does that all speakers should do. 1. Prepare thoroughly Santa Claus spends most of the year getting ready for his one big night. When he takes off in his sleigh, there’s no turning back. […]
“Just as the orator marks his good things by a dramatic pause, or by raising or lowering his voice, or by gesture, so the writer marks his epigrams with italics, setting the little gem, so to speak, like a jeweller.”
Analysis of a terrific TED Talk by Elif Şafak.
I never thought that a non-fiction book about a sport I rarely follow would hold my attention, but after only a few pages of “Seabiscuit: An American Legend” by Laura Hillenbrand, I was hooked. The story of the little brown horse with the big heart, and the three men who overcame their own hardships to make […]