For many of us, public speaking is at best a chore marked by great anxiety and at worst a potential career stopper. Ours is a time when the ability to communicate in front of individuals or groups in all types of business and other situations is becoming paramount. Speak Without Fear offers a unique, practical process for combating the stage fright that plagues us every day in these situations.
Unlike other books on public speaking, Speak Without Fear goes beyond the external techniques, such as how to breathe properly and keep eye contact, to delve deeply into the reason for your...
Imagine you’re invisible. When others make decisions or offer services, they don’t acknowledge you. Your voice isn’t heard. This invisibility confers upon you two things: an existence where those around you don’t acknowledge your presence or your contributions, and an exis- tence where you can’t find help to solve your challenges and become “un-invisible.”
A free press was born when America was born. It was not handed down or
inherited. The concept of press freedom was deliberately constructed by the framers of our Constitution to instill the spirit of independence as an absolute, crucial ingredient in the creation, existence and survival of a free society.
I dedicate this little essay to you not only because "The New Age" (which is your paper) published it in its
original form, but much more because you were, I think, the pioneer, in its modern form at any rate, of the
Free Press in this country. I well remember the days when one used to write to "The New Age" simply
because one knew it to be the only paper in which the truth with regard to our corrupt politics, or indeed with
regard to any powerful evil, could be told. That is now some years ago; but even to-day there is only...