What Makes A Great Communicator?

Lessons from President Reagan

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President Reagan’s farewell address to the American people brings me to tears. The President’s ability to explain what he means clearly and to connect with his audiences’ emotions gave him the title The Great Communicator. Reagan said of his farewell speech that, “I wasn’t a great communicator, but I communicated great things.” He went on to say that he…

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I grew up in New York, lived in Vermont for a decade, and then moved to Texas for twenty years. I am currently a school teacher a blogger and a podcaster.

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John Halstead

John Halstead

I grew up in New York, lived in Vermont for a decade, and then moved to Texas for twenty years. I am currently a school teacher a blogger and a podcaster.

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