Category: Public Speaking

10 Usefully Quirky Interview Questions

These ten business history interview questions – slightly offbeat, always evocative – have been used by CorporateHistory.net with great results in developing executive memoirs, business anniversary projects, and speeches. We ask these Qs only after covering the 16 basic interview questions we blogged about last month. Can[...]
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History Quotes: Roman Empire Wisdom

Young Cicero Reading, 1464 fresco by Vincenzo Foppa, courtesy of Wikimedia/Wallace Collection
Reflections on history for January 20, 2017, reaching back to the ancient Romans: “To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors[...]
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4 Ways to Find Great Pix for Your Corporate History

Does your organization lack strong visuals for certain eras? Good news: It is possible to spin something out of nothing. Here are suggestions with examples from CorporateHistory.net’s experience, all guaranteed to pep up your social media feed, About Us pages, timeline display, presentation Powerpoints or corporate history[...]
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On Not Toppling Statues

Fallen statue of William Rolleston, Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons/Wikimedia
Food for historical thought this Labor Day week and US election season, from Jeff Shaara’s preface to Rise to Rebellion (Ballantine Books): “It has become fashionable in our modern, more cynical time to re-examine our history, to throw a supposedly new light on those who are famous[...]
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