- Index of Famous Women Speeches — a long list of speeches given by women which includes “First Ladies, governors, members of Congress, a prime minister, business executives, religious crusaders, cancer and stroke survivors, government agency heads, activists, writers, actresses, singers, royalty, women who are old, young, black, white, Native American, Muslim, Jewish, Christian, liberal, and conservative” — the site also includes critiques/analysis of these speeches.
- A TED Speaker’s Worst Nightmare — what to do when unexpected technical problems arise?
- For a glimpse into the power of the nonverbal, check out this collection of videos of Fourteen actors acting: a video gallery of classic screen types. Each vignette tells an entire story without using a single word.
- Public Speaking Tactics by Successful Politicians — this list includes using rhetoric, repetition, brevity, belief and authority.
- and 13 Books to Polish your Public Speaking Skills — in case you’re looking for some light reading to add to your summer book list!