Can You Say A Few Words?: How to Prepare and Deliver a Speech for Any Special Occasion
  • Can You Say A Few Words?: How to Prepare and Deliver a Speech for Any Special Occasion
  • Can You Say A Few Words?: How to Prepare and Deliver a Speech for Any Special Occasion

Can You Say A Few Words?: How to Prepare and Deliver a Speech for Any Special Occasion

by Joan Detz
     
 

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Award-winning speechwriter Joan Detz offers solid advice for tackling the nerve-wracking task of speaking at social occasions. Her pointers, tips, and trade secrets will help you sound polished and speak with savvy—in short, give a speech that's as memorable as the event itself.

Don't dread invitations to speak. Instead, learn to prepare engaging speeches

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Overview

Award-winning speechwriter Joan Detz offers solid advice for tackling the nerve-wracking task of speaking at social occasions. Her pointers, tips, and trade secrets will help you sound polished and speak with savvy—in short, give a speech that's as memorable as the event itself.

Don't dread invitations to speak. Instead, learn to prepare engaging speeches that will match the mood for any situation. Revised and updated with fresh examples, brand new topics, and expanded sections, Can You Say a Few Words? covers:

Toasts for weddings and anniversariesDedications and ribbon-cuttingsQuestion-and-answer sessionsEulogies and memorialsJob promotions and awardsPatriotic events … and much more

Clearly written and fun to read, this invaluable guide provides all the practical advice and encouragement you need to deliver a winning speech.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Let me say a few words about Joan Detz: Her books are great." —Roger Ailes, top presidential and corporate communications consultant, and author of You Are the Message

"Can you Say A Few Words? by Joan Detz has helped me to speak better. I recommend this book to anyone who wishes to use words well." —Norman Vincent Peale

Roger Ailes

Let me say a few words about Joan Detz: Her books are great.
Norman Vincent Peale

Can you Say A Few Words? by Joan Detz has helped me to speak better. I recommend this book to anyone who wishes to use words well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312353520
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
03/21/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
938,887
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

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