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

-Your alma mater asks you to say a few words at an upcoming fundraising dinner
-You've won an employee award and will have to give a short acceptance speech at the ceremony
-Your parents are celebrating their 50th anniversary, and you'd like to make a toast at their party

Everyone's counting on you to sound polished, to be prepared, to speak with savvy-in short, to give a speech that's as memorable as the occasion itself.

Don't dread these invitations to speak. Instead, learn to prepare clear, concise, and engaging speeches that will live up to your audience's expectations and match the mood of the occasion.

Award-winning corporate speechwriter Joan Detz offers solid advice for tackling this nerve-racking task-with pointers, tips, and trade secrets that will help you make the most of every speaking opportunity.

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781466804197
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 03/21/2006
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 276 KB

About the Author

Joan Detz, author of How to Write&Give a Speech, and It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It, coaches executives, offers media training, and teaches presentation skills workshops. The Joan Detz Speechwriting Seminars have trained speechwriters for The White House, prominent executives, university presidents, and top military leaders.
Joan Detz, author of How to Write&Give a Speech, and It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It, coaches executives, offers media training, and teaches presentation skills workshops. The Joan Detz Speechwriting Seminars have trained speechwriters for The White House, prominent executives, university presidents, and top military leaders.

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