Only a year ago we noted how Hillary Clinton had reached the public speaking dizzy heights of $200,000 for a speech. Now there’s a story about a Hillary Clinton speech earning her $250,000 for speaking at the University of Connecticut that has sparked concern about the university’s budget.
Each and every year America’s approach to freedom of speech is tested in State schools when students give salutatorian speeches in defiance of their school principals. Typically this ends in trouble for the students as they are barred from their exam results.
India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi has issued a request for PowerPoint presentations from India’s top civil servants (the Babus) in a case of government by PowerPoint. This PowerPoint technique worked when Mr Modi was Chief Minister in Gujarat.
Choosing from a range of motivational speeches for the right team talk at any sporting occasion could be a challenge for coaches with less experience than Real Madrid’s Carlo Ancelotti ahead of the Champions League Final in Lisbon tonight.