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Seth Godin, Guns N’ Roses, and The Dip

April 12, 2014

I have another business called Rock, Read, And Roam!. (The business is currently inactive.)  Before I founded The Speaking Husky, I had a blog for Rock, Read, And Roam!.  (R3)  This blog post is the most popular post from the R3 blog. Oh! You’re interested in public speaking and writing as much as you’re interested in […]

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The Shining Stand of Great Writing — A Review of Stephen King’s on Writing — Writing Book List

September 2, 2013

  “Books are uniquely portable magic.”  Stephen King   An Ultra-Abridged Version of Stephen King’s On Writing The two things that Stephen King says will most help us become better writers are as surprising as the New York Yankees taking the field wearing pinstripes. Sorry Mr. King, but I liked that analogy better than a […]

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The Circle of Public Speaking Life a Review of Lee Glickstein’s Be Heard Now — Speaking Book List

August 6, 2013

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. E. E. Cummings The Most Important Concepts in This Book in a Few Paragraphs Lee Glickstein who is an author and the founder of Speaking Circles International, says that to become effective public speakers we should—Join a public speaking group where the other […]

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Janet and Isaac Asimov’s How To Enjoy Writing A Book of Aid and Comfort Book Review: Writing Book List

May 1, 2012

Janet and The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White. Have I read that book? Yes. Was it useful? Yes. Was it fun to read? To me, when it comes to fun,

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Scott Berkun’s Confessions Of A Public Speaker: Speaking Book List Book Review

April 26, 2012

“Most people listening to presentations around the world right now are hoping their speakers will end soon. That’s all they want.” Scott Berkun Do I know what the pre-fame Beatles felt like playing to small audiences in the most dangerous part of Hamburg, Germany? Yes…I do! I’ve never given a speech in the red-light district […]

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In the Spotlight is the Massage (An Inventory of the Effects that Janet Esposito’s, In the Spotlight Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking and Performing, Will Have on Your Presentations)—Speaking Book List

December 22, 2011

If you dropped in on this blog and get the reference in the title of the post, where did you get your PHD in Communication —The University of Toronto, or The Marshall McLuhan Global Research Network? 🙂 McLuhan, the 20th Century prophet of 21st Century communication said that, “ ‘Our Age of Anxiety’ is, in […]

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Ray Bradbury’s Zen in the Art of Writing: Writing Book List

May 19, 2011

“Quantity gives experience. From experience alone can quality come.” “There is no failure unless one stops.” Ray Bradbury Tuesday, 6 PM, May 10th 2011, I am having a minor colitis flare-up and am feeling a bit drained. The light on the green ridge that I look at through my office window each day is grinning […]

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