Author Archives: Bonnie Ellis

8/15 — Are You Scared Speechless? Learn the Awareness and Control Method

Leadership Coaching Tips / August - November 2014

Bonnie Ellis

More than 2000 years ago, Plutarch records that when Demosthenes, the most famous orator of ancient Greece, first addressed the people that he was afflicted by “weakness in his voice, a perplexed and indistinct utterance and a shortness of breath . . .so that in the end, being quite disheartened, he forsook the assembly” (Dickens, 1974, p. 27).   Cicero, the most famous of the ancient Roman orators, confessed through the words of Crassus: “Assuredly, …