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How to Write & Give a Speech

A Practical Guide for Executives, PR People, the Military, Fund-Raisers, Politicians, Educators, and Anyone Who Has to Make Every Word Count

Joan Detz

St. Martin's Griffin

This newly updated guide offers sound advice on every aspect of writing and giving an effective speech. Filled with fresh examples and practical tips, this accessible book shows how to improve both the content and delivery of any presentation.Learn how to:Assess an audienceResearch your subjectGive team presentationsSpeak to international audiencesUse humorCreate a memorable styleHandle copyright issuesUse PowerPoint and other audio-visualsHandle Q&A sessionsControl nervousnessUpdated with brand new sections, this book will help both novices and experts speak with clarity, confidence, and clout.

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

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  • Joan Detz

  • Joan Detz coaches executives, offers media training, and conducts presentation skills workshops for major corporations. A popular presenter at professional conferences, she also teaches seminars in public speaking and speechwriting. Author of Can You Say a Few Words? and It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It, she lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
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A Practical Guide for Executives, PR People, the Military, Fund-Raisers, Politicians, Educators, and Anyone Who Has to Make Every Word Count

Joan Detz

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