How to Memorize a Speech

Giving a good speech is a kind of paradoxical task. On the one hand, nobody likes a reader. If you’re looking down at your notes, or worse, simply reading off the slideshow, you seem unengaged and unprepared. On the other hand, the speech should feel natural. Good speakers sound as if the words just came […]

Book Club: The Selfish Gene (May 2018)

This month we read The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins. If you would like to stream audio on your browser, click here listen on Soundcloud About the book: Evolution by natural selection is a topic that many people either champion or dismiss, but far fewer really understand. As one of the fundamental patterns of nature, I […]