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Dec 20

Two Speakers. Two Lecterns. Two Slips.

By Andrew Ivey | Public Speaking

How you manage a problem with your set, your podium or your lectern can define you as a speaker. When the Presidential seal slipped during a speech President Obama made light of it. When the United Kingdom’s seal slipped during his speech Prime Minister Cameron simply ignored it. Two speakers and two approaches to solving the same problem.

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Feb 06

New Berlusconi Speech

By Andrew Ivey | Public Speaking

A political speech by Paolo Berlusconi, the brother of former prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, has kicked up a racist storm. In his speech at the end of a small political launch party he used a racist reference to refer to the new AC Milan club £19 million signing, Mario Balotelli.

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