Richard G. Jones, Jr.
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The Public Speaking Skills that Lead to Barack Obama's Successes

Nov 23, 2012

Transcendence, repetition, and gestures and voice. What do these three things have in common? According to Carmine Gallo's article for Forbes titled "Barack Obama: A Master Class in Public Speaking," these are three of President Obama's public speaking strengths. In the following video, Gallo, who is a "communications coach," author, and professional speaker, analyzes some of the President's speeches.

As you watch the video, see if you agree with Gallo. Do you see any other strengths in the President's content or delivery? What weaknesses do you see?

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