Tag: effective public speaking

Public speaking as empathetic assertiveness

When she was a year old, I held my daughter Georgia at the closed window of our 30th floor New York City apartment so we could look out over Times Square. Across the street, stretching the full length of a 40-floor building, was a painting…

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Effective Public Speaking: The Cure for Stage Fright

I attended a great seminar this weekend at the Integral Yoga Institute in New York City. The teacher was Boris Pisman. Boris teaches Yoga philosophy, and described one aspect of Yoga as the ability to learn how to handle anxious thoughts. He said that Yoga…

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Fear and Hope in Presentation Skills

I am still holding my ground against Ford Harding.  We have been debating the relative merits of raising FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) in persuasive arguments, or GOG (greed, opportunity, and glory.) For previous exchanges, please click on Fud, Gog, Ethics and Rhetoric and Fud in…

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