Tag Archives: storytelling

Resources for week of March 12-16

13 Mar
  • 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.
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TEDx talk on public speaking

31 Jan

What sort of critiques could you offer for this speech on public speaking? What was done well, and what could be improved?

Links to check out:

25 Jan
  • More on storytelling: here’s a YouTube video with Ira Glass, host of the NPR show This American Life, discussing the ‘building blocks’ of what it takes to tell a good story.
  • Even TED speakers are anxious before their presentation — a reflective post featuring several TED speakers’ thoughts on their nervousness before a speech
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