I Have A Dream Speech Analysis of Martin Luther King

We have seen I Have a Dream speech analysis from countless sources over the years.  Unfortunately, the quality of such reviews has varied wildly–with most just barely skimming the service. In anticipation for a July 4 post, I watched several videos on the subject, and finally found one I was happy to share. The video, produced by youtube channel “The Nerdist,” offers up it’s own I Have a Dream speech analysis with a focus on… Read more »


The Public Speaking Skills of Jon Hamm – Analyzing His Best Don Draper Sales Pitch

Following up from the last post, today we’ll be breaking down Jon Hamm’s “Carousel” pitch from Season 1, Episode 13 of Mad Men–hoping discovering some valuable public speaking skills in the process.

Context:

As a lead up to the pitch, the business representatives who have approached an advertising firm to market their new product, dubbed “The Wheel.”  The representatives focus on its futuristic technology–while Jon Hamm has other ideas on how best to frame the new… Read more »