Being persuasive isn’t about scaring the other person into coming around, it’s about letting them feel that it was their idea in the first place.
Reason alone doesn’t work, because baseless emotion usually forgoes logic.
On the eve of Election Day in Philadelphia, the Obamas and the Clintons faced a record-breaking crowd with a plea to vote.
“Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of Obama and Hillary may speedily pass away.”
Benji Douglas reviews SNL’s satirical reprise of Melania Trump’s speech.
Hey Writers—Let’s Save the World! Do you have an essay, speech, TED talk, or topic that address the solutions for a better world?
Ms. Marvel takes top prize and acclaimed comic writer & journalist Marc Bernardin delivers a heartfelt keynote speech.
Mike Berry shows how the words dads speak—and don’t speak—influence our children.
This graduation speaker left Al DeLuise in tears—of laughter.
This two-month-old baby melts her father’s heart…and ours.
After weeks of the concussion and hazing and abuse stories, a ballplayer’s speech reminds Michael Kasdan of the good in sports and – more importantly – the good in our boys who are rapidly becoming men.
Patrick Finnegan, with words to his friend.
Ferrett Steinmetz keeps being told that you can never be perfect enough for “the PC police”. If he were trying to be perfect, that might matter.
Ken Goldstein reflects on courage and creativity.
Ben Martin found that his marriage works best when he and his wife forget what marriage is supposed to look like.