Posts Tagged: public speaking

When are they going to start playing the cut-off music?

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Winning tips on speechifying from the New York Times Opinionator. Teddy Wayne expands on the classic tools of Public Speaking 101 with heartfelt advice like: Imagine everyone in the audience naked. Empathetically conjure up the array of body-image issues they must have dealt with, especially in adolescence. Alter the direction of your speech, engaging them […]

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Never That Young

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“I have all the habits of someone who lived [in New York City] in the ’70s,” Fran Lebowitz tells City Room. “Which is that, if I have a pencil, I have a death grip on it. I see the people on the subway, they take their Blackberry out, I think really? If that got stolen, […]

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