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Denise Graveline
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Speaker coach for nearly 200 TEDMED & TEDx talks; communications strategist; message developer in Washington, DC.
Speaker coach for nearly 200 TEDMED & TEDx talks; communications strategist; message developer in Washington, DC.

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Underpaying women speakers, a trove of jokes, more...

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit
Savvy speakers keep up with my wide-ranging reading list on women and public speaking by following  The Eloquent Woman on Facebook ,  where these links and articles appear first. I always collect them here for you on Mondays as well. It's a great way to exp...

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The weekend read
It's Friday, communicators, and the weekend is rising like a distant moon. Not a bad moon , by any stretch. Shed some light on my finds of the week, shared via  @dontgetcaught on Twitter  and  don't get caught on Facebook , and curated here for you. You hav...

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Considered a disaster at the time, this speech didn't end her career--but did set her on a road to diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder, and a speaking career.

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Famous Speech Friday: Patty Duke's 1970 Emmy Awards Acceptance Speech
When Patty Duke won an Oscar in 1962 for her portrayal of Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker , the 16-year old gave one of the shortest acceptance speeches ever: "Thank you." Seven years later, she won an Emmy for her work in the television movie My Sweet C...

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Instead of shutting down controversial women speakers
In doing research for this blog, I've been reading Deborah Kops's fine book,  Alice Paul and the Fight for Women's Rights: From the Vote to the Equal Rights Amendment . The book relates that, around 1908, Paul went to Birmingham, England, to study. She deci...

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Have you forgotten the home crowd in looking for social engagement?
Any pro sports team knows about the home crowd advantage: Your near and dear local fans will show up week after week, get more engaged, and cheer the loudest. They'll stand by you on the bad days and celebrate the good days. They'll buy and wear your merch,...

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I'd post this weekly if I thought it would make a difference...

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From the vault: Keeping panels on time: Have a 3-speaker limit
(This is an updated version of a post that appeared in 2016 . I'd publish it weekly if I thought that would change things.) Want a panel that allows plenty of time for each speaker to get her points across? Want panels that allow time for audience questions...

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Silence and powerlessness, who thinks women are inferior to men, more...
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