How to Write & Give a Speech: A Practical Guide for Executives, PR People, Managers, Fund-Raisers, Politicians, Educators, & Anyone Who Has To Make Every Word Count

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9780312082185: How to Write & Give a Speech: A Practical Guide for Executives, PR People, Managers, Fund-Raisers, Politicians, Educators, & Anyone Who Has To Make Every Word Count

How to Write and Give a Speech gives sound advice on every aspect of researching, writing, and delivering an effective speech, including:

-The 3-step, never-fail formula for a successful speech
-The 4 best ways to increase your chances of getting a laugh
-The 5 most important things to leave out of your speech
-The 6 best places to research your speech
-The 7 cliches that never work when introducing a speaker
-8 tips for organizing an impromptu speech
-9 ways to get good publicity for your speech
-10 survival tactics for handling a Q&A session

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About the Author:

Joan Detz writes speeches for executives at major corporations. Her speechwriting has earned an Award of Excellence from the International Association of Business Communicators. The author of Can You Say a Few Words?, she is a popular keynoter at national conferences. Based in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, she teaches The Joan Detz Speechwriting Series around the country-offering seminars at basic, advance, and master levels. She is professionally recognized as one of the most talented speechwriting instructors in the field.

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"Joan Detz has gone a long way toward taking the mystery out of writing and giving an effective speech. For this, I will find it hard to forgive her." --Governor Mario M. Cuomo

"A how-to-classic." --The Washington Post

"An invaluable tool, infinitely wise, and very practical. No businessperson should be without this handy guide." --Kenneth S. Olshan, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Wells Rich Greene BDDP, Inc.

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