Tag: speeches

The Power of Positive Stories

November 9th, 2012   •   no comments   

Jesus certainly knows the power of good stories! (courtesy of Life with Da Man CD)

Since time immemorial, storytelling has influenced billions around the globe.

We’ve all heard of cave men and women sitting around a fireplace, listening intently as a wizened elder regaled the tribe with heroic chronicles of his younger days.

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How To Write a Great Speech

September 17th, 2008   •   4 comments   

Michelle Obama DNC

Michelle Obama at the DNC (courtesy of AP Images)

[This post was updated twice on end March 2015 and 27 July 2016]

Michelle Obama brought the house down at the Democratic National Convention this year. Her wonderful speech affirming Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was widely lauded as one of the best speeches made in the ongoing race for the President of the United States, with elections slated for 8 November 2016.

Some have even proclaimed that she was the star of the show that night – and she isn’t even a politician by any measure of the word!
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