# On Being an Effective Speaker and Writer

### Observations and thoughts from TedWomen2015 conference

To be an effective speaker and writer, you must, must be unabashedly and unapologetically yourself. There is no ‘right’ way, no ‘best’ way, to do or be anything. When I recognize this preeminence in another person, what I'm recognizing is their genuineness, their fearless, unapologetic uniqueness and loyalty to oneself. And yes, . . .