great speeches

Text vs Style

Speech Tip: Text vs Style Great speeches always involve a great message. Personal charisma can help tell that message well, but it is the substance you need to be extraordinary. We envision great speakers as having amazing podium skills. They do, but what sets them apart is something quieter: the writing of their speech itself. […]

Speech Tip: Boldly Go (Inspire More Effectively)

Speech Tip: Boldly Go (Inspire More Effectively) When looking to boldly inspire, speaking loudly sometimes pretends to be boldness. Speaking with passion, speaking emphatically, is helpful. True boldness speaks to potential change. True boldness challenges the audience beyond their imagination but within their possibility. True boldness says, “We share a great dream. We can accomplish […]

JFK, 1961 Inaugural Address

So let us begin anew — remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. – JFK, 1961 Inaugural Address Discuss on LinkedIn. Discuss on Facebook.