Speak for Yourself

Claire Duffy's blog about public speaking and communication (in real life). Speak well, do well!

Going Down Gracefully

Dealing with defeat – one of the hardest, saddest, and most challenging aspects  of being in public life.  Julia  Gillard  was  her usual self:  straightforward, businesslike,  good humoured, down to … Continue reading

26/06/2013 · Leave a comment

Tear time in Parliament

Emotional outbursts by public figures are always good for a headline, and so it was this week when  Julia Gillard  wept as she introduced the disability insurance scheme. Tearful politicians are … Continue reading

16/05/2013 · Leave a comment

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