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Podcast #698: The Secrets of Public Speaking From History’s Greatest Orators

Despite the fact that public speaking remains an important and relevant skill in our modern age — you never know when you’ll need to give a toast at a wedding, pitch an idea at work, or champion a proposal at a city council meeting — most of us get very little instruction these days in how to do it effectively. Fortunately, my guest says, we can look to the great orators of the past to get the public speaking education we never received. His name is John Hale, and he’s professor of archeology...
Tags: Podcast, Life, Athens, Lincoln, John, Public Speaking, Gettysburg, PAUL, Abraham Lincoln, Will Rogers, Patrick Henry, John Hale, Demosthenes, Money & Career, Winston Churchill Guide


Podcast #694: The Fascinating Secrets of Your Voice

Unless you’re a complete recluse, you probably use your voice many times a day, whether talking to your spouse, chatting with co-workers, or singing along to music in the car. Yet, you’ve probably never thought all that much about something that’s literally happening right under your nose. My guest today says that once you do start thinking about your voice, it reveals fascinating secrets to who you are. His name is John Colapinto and he’s the author of This Is the Voice. John and I begin our...
Tags: Podcast, Life, America, John, Chomsky, John John, John Colapinto, Philip Lieberman, William Labov, Winston Churchill Guide, Voice John


Podcast #639: Why You Should Learn the Lost Art of Rhetoric

For thousands of years, the study of rhetoric was a fundamental part of a man’s education. Though it ceased to be commonly taught in the 19th century, my guest today argues that it’s an art well worth reviving in the modern day. His name is Jay Heinrichs, and he’s an expert in language and persuasion and the author of Thank You for Arguing: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion. Jay and I begin our conversation with a description of what rhetoric ...
Tags: Podcast, Life, Jay, Public Speaking, Aristotle, Homer Simpson, Daniel Kahneman, Cicero, John Quincy Adams, Jay Jay, Money & Career, Jay Heinrichs, Twitter Listen, Winston Churchill Guide, Aristotle Lincoln


Podcast #594: How Churchill (and London) Survived the Blitz of 1940

A few months after Winston Churchill took office as prime minister, the German military began an eight month-long bombing campaign on the United Kingdom which became known as the Blitz. The bombing, which lasted for 57 consecutive days and nights, killed 45,000 Britons. What was life like for the people who experienced the Blitz? My guest today zoomed in on this question by looking at the lives of Winston Churchill and his inner circle during this precarious year of the war.  His name is Erik...
Tags: Podcast, England, London, Life, United Kingdom, Winston Churchill, Churchill, Erik, Andrew Roberts, Mary, Roberts, Clementine, Randolph, William Manchester, WINSTON, Erik Larson