The Professional Speechwriters Association: Welcome to a Brand New World

OnSpeechwriting

First, he''s co-founded the Professional Speechwriters Association. And, second, he''s arranging for the first-ever Professional Speechwriters Association World Conference. He was gracious enough to share some of his thoughts about the association, the future of speechwriting and, mostly, the "why" behind the "what." Fletcher: You’ve formed a new Professional Speechwriters Association. Almost 2,500 years after Aristotle, speechwriters don''t?

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The Professional Speechwriters Association: Welcome to a Brand New World

OnSpeechwriting

First, he's co-founded the Professional Speechwriters Association. And, second, he's arranging for the first-ever Professional Speechwriters Association World Conference. He was gracious enough to share some of his thoughts about the association, the future of speechwriting and, mostly, the "why" behind the "what." Fletcher: You’ve formed a new Professional Speechwriters Association. Almost 2,500 years after Aristotle, speechwriters don't?

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Storytelling tips from frequent speakers and speechwriters

The Eloquent Woman

All of the frequent speakers and speechwriters interviewed in my Inside Voice series are storytellers--and some of them help others to tell stories, too. Speechwriter Amélie Crosson-Gooderham adds reality to stories with detail. Speechwriter Brian Jenner votes for surprise in your storytelling, saying it's "an important feature of any entertaining yarn." Deloitte speechwriter Caroline Johns urges you to not lose the thread running through your story.

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Inside Voice: Speechwriter Amélie Crosson-Gooderham

The Eloquent Woman

(Editor''s note: Inside Voice is a new interview series on The Eloquent Woman, in which we''ll ask speakers, speechwriters, and storytellers to share their insights. I''m delighted to introduce you to Amélie Crosson-Gooderham, a senior analyst and speechwriter at the Bank of Canada. She was among the speakers I chaired at the September 2013 European Speechwriter Network conference in Brussels. The challenge for the speechwriter is to provide them. a speechwriter?

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Oxford notebook: Women speakers, speechwriters at #uksgox2014

The Eloquent Woman

The second half of my England trip was to Oxford, where I attended the spring conference of the UK Speechwriters Guild and European Speechwriters Network and offered a pre-conference workshop, the UK debut of my Be The Eloquent Woman workshop. Nearly every woman present had a presentation in mind during the workshop: corporate speeches, briefings for students, technical presentations, author talks and a short talk at the speechwriting conference.

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Add Meaning with Metaphor: Edinburgh workshop for speakers, speechwriters

The Eloquent Woman

If you want your speeches to have greater impact, sticking with your listeners long after the speech is over, I hope you'll join me in Edinburgh, Scotland, in October for a new workshop that will help both speakers and speechwriters take advantage of the most powerful figure of speech: metaphor. And speechwriters are bound to fall in love with at least a few metaphors that may work against your speech or speaker, rather than with them.

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Why register for the European Speechwriter Network Brussels conference?

The Eloquent Woman

Residence Palace, Brussels One of the most productive and enjoyable conferences I''ve ever attended was the most recent European Speechwriter Network conference in London this May. There''s also a full-day workshop that precedes our day of speakers: Martin Shovel and Martha Leyton will lead the popular Nuts and Bolts of Speechwriting workshop. It will give you a world view on speechwriting that you won''t forget--and one you will put to use once you return home.

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International speechwriting assignments

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Of course, once the speechwriting assignment is completed, you’ll bill the client for your travel costs and you’ll be reimbursed. Keep in mind though: Many international speechwriting assignments can be completed from your own home office. We’ll discuss these opportunities (and much more) in “The Business of Six-Figure Speechwriting: How to Succeed … On Staff or Freelance&# (Saturday, January 15, 2011, Philadelphia).

"I Have a Dream" speechwriter shares tales of famous speech

The Eloquent Woman

Subscribers also get a 25 percent discount when they register for our next Good On Your Feet! famous speeches speechwriter secrets Martin Luther King Jr Attorney Clarence Jones, who helped to write Martin Luther King, Jr.'s s famed "I Have a Dream" speech, has written a new book, Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation. In this interview with NPR's Fresh Air, Jones shares some of the behind-the-scenes stories leading to King's iconic speech.

Speaker trainers and speechwriters: A workshop on working with experts

The Eloquent Woman

I'm offering a workshop in late August for communicators, fundraisers and others who work with experts--from scientists and engineers to policy experts--that I think also works well for speaker trainers and speechwriters. You'll get an early registration discount if you sign up by August 5, so register today!

Be The Eloquent Woman: Workshops in Washington and Oxford

The Eloquent Woman

If you''re a subscriber to my free monthly newsletter, you have access to a discount code that will save you $50 on the registration. The Oxford, UK, session takes place April 2 at Trinity College, as a pre-conference session at the UK Speechwriters Guild conference for speechwriters and business communicators. Go here to register for the Oxford workshop and take advantage of the early-bird discount rate; readers also can use the code Eloquence for a discount.

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Measuring who's talking: Men or women? A tool for your next meeting

The Eloquent Woman

It's a pre-conference workshop at the Edinburgh Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference , designed to help both speakers and speechwriters use this powerful tool. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1 We all owe Cathy Deng thanks for coming up with this simple tool that measures who's talking more: men or women?

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Speechwriting conference discount: I'm giving the closing keynote at the spring Leadership & Communication Conference of the European Speechwriter Network and the UK Speechwriters Guild , which attracts speechwriters and speaking pros from the UK, Europe, the U.S. The meeting takes place 15-17 May, and readers of The Eloquent Woman will get a 10 percent discount by registering with the code "Eloquent Woman."

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What does your portfolio look like?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Bring your portfolio to “The Business of Six-Figure Speechwriting” on Saturday, January 14 (in Center City, Philadelphia) and I’ll show you how to attract the speechwriting clients you want. . What speechwriting samples can you show? Register early for the tuition discount

Feb. 12 webinar: Public speaking scares me. Should I do it, anyway?

The Eloquent Woman

Creative Commons licensed photo by TEDxTalpiot ) Come to my pre-conference workshop at the S pring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference in Cambridge, UK, this April. What goes into a TED-quality talk will help speakers, speechwriters and conference organizers understand how to craft and deliver a talk in the style of TED, whether you''re getting ready for a TEDx conference or just a presentation in this popular style.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Here''s what I shared in the week just past: Speakers and speechwriters in pictures: I posted an album on Facebook of photos from my recent trip to London and Oxford, which included a talk to women speakers, a UK session of my workshop for women speakers, and a speechwriting conference. Discounts available now for US workshop: On May 15, I''ll be convening another session of Be The Eloquent Woman in Washington, DC. You can grab a sweet discount by registering by April 11.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Speechwriting conference discount: I'm giving the closing keynote at the spring Leadership & Communication Conference of the European Speechwriter Network and the UK Speechwriters Guild , which attracts speechwriters and speaking pros from the UK, Europe, the U.S. The meeting takes place 15-17 May, and readers of The Eloquent Woman will get a 10 percent discount by registering with the code "Eloquent Woman."

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Speechwriter insights: U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's eloquence is due in part to a female speechwriter. It's a pre-conference workshop at the Edinburgh Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference , designed to help both speakers and speechwriters use this powerful tool. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1.

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Introducing The Eloquent Woman Booklist

The Eloquent Woman

It's a pre-conference workshop at the Edinburgh Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference , designed to help both speakers and speechwriters use this powerful tool. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1. A reader suggested a compilation of the books we've covered on the blog over the years, and here it is: The Eloquent Woman Booklist.

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"Is your metaphor workshop appropriate for an academic scientist?"

The Eloquent Woman

While it takes place as a pre-conference session to a speechwriting conference, the workshop is designed to work for both speakers of all kinds and speechwriters, in all sectors. And truth be known, some of your colleagues are already ahead of you--our speechwriting group includes at least one engineer and science communicator. Speakers and speechwriters all are welcome!

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

It's a pre-conference workshop at the Edinburgh Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference , designed to help both speakers and speechwriters use this powerful tool. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1.

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Workshop: What goes into a TED-quality talk, 15 April in Cambridge, UK

The Eloquent Woman

I''m delighted to announce my newest and next workshop for speakers and speechwriters: What goes into a TED-quality talk , set for 15 April in Cambridge, England, at the Spring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference. This is a joint meeting of the UK Speechwriters Guild and the European Speechwriter Network.

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Be The Eloquent Woman: New workshop May 15 in Washington DC

The Eloquent Woman

Today, I''m convening my Be The Eloquent Woman workshop in Oxford, UK, as a pre-conference session at the annual conference of the UK Speechwriters Guild. readers take advantage of the next session in the series and its early registration discount. You can grab a sweet discount by registering by April 11, just nine days away.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Last week, we urged speechwriters not to write differently for women, but to do so for men , and a Famous Speech Friday post on controversial environmental activist Vandana Shiva. Come to my pre-conference workshop at the S pring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference in Cambridge, UK, this April. Go to this link for more details on what''s included, as well as a significant discount for readers of The Eloquent Woman.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Come to my pre-conference workshop at the S pring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference in Cambridge, UK, this April. What goes into a TED-quality talk will help speakers, speechwriters and conference organizers understand how to craft and deliver a talk in the style of TED, whether you''re getting ready for a TEDx conference or just a presentation in this popular style.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Come to my pre-conference workshop at the S pring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference in Cambridge, UK, this April. What goes into a TED-quality talk will help speakers, speechwriters and conference organizers understand how to craft and deliver a talk in the style of TED, whether you''re getting ready for a TEDx conference or just a presentation in this popular style.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Come to my pre-conference workshop at the S pring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference in Cambridge, UK, this April. What goes into a TED-quality talk will help speakers, speechwriters and conference organizers understand how to craft and deliver a talk in the style of TED, whether you''re getting ready for a TEDx conference or just a presentation in this popular style.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Come to my pre-conference workshop at the S pring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference in Cambridge, UK, this April. What goes into a TED-quality talk will help speakers, speechwriters and conference organizers understand how to craft and deliver a talk in the style of TED, whether you''re getting ready for a TEDx conference or just a presentation in this popular style.

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New location, tour for my October Edinburgh workshop on metaphor

The Eloquent Woman

I'm excited that there's been a venue change for the Speechwriters & Business Communicators Conference , happening in Edinburgh, Scotland, in October: We will be meeting at the Scottish Parliament for the conference and workshops. Rodger Evans , a speechwriter who works for the Parliament, will make us welcome. Brian Jenner , head of the UK Speechwriters Guild and the European Speechwriters Network, is putting a thoughtful conference program together.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Come to my pre-conference workshop at the S pring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference in Cambridge, UK, this April. What goes into a TED-quality talk will help speakers, speechwriters and conference organizers understand how to craft and deliver a talk in the style of TED, whether you''re getting ready for a TEDx conference or just a presentation in this popular style.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

I''ll be leading Be The Eloquent Woman , my day-long workshop on women and public speaking, as a pre-conference session at the European Speechwriter Network''s autumn speechwriters and business communicators conference in Amsterdam. Americans who are traveling from the US to the conference can take a 200-euro discount with the code "eloquentwoman" at the link above.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Come to my pre-conference workshop at the S pring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference in Cambridge, UK, this April. What goes into a TED-quality talk will help speakers, speechwriters and conference organizers understand how to craft and deliver a talk in the style of TED, whether you''re getting ready for a TEDx conference or just a presentation in this popular style.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

I''d like to thank the Academy: My friend and fellow speechwriter Brian Jenner shared these tips for Oscar acceptance speeches last week in a BBC video. About the quote: Speech wisdom from a great speechwriter, Peggy Noonan. Come to my pre-conference workshop at the S pring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference in Cambridge, UK, this April. Go to this link for more details on what''s included, as well as a significant discount for readers of The Eloquent Woman.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

It's a pre-conference workshop at the Edinburgh Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference , designed to help both speakers and speechwriters use this powerful tool. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Come to my pre-conference workshop at the S pring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference in Cambridge, UK, this April. What goes into a TED-quality talk will help speakers, speechwriters and conference organizers understand how to craft and deliver a talk in the style of TED, whether you''re getting ready for a TEDx conference or just a presentation in this popular style.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

It's a pre-conference workshop at the Edinburgh Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference , designed to help both speakers and speechwriters use this powerful tool. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

It's a pre-conference workshop at the Edinburgh Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference , designed to help both speakers and speechwriters use this powerful tool. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1.

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My favorite fixes for public speaking: Hide before and after your talk

The Eloquent Woman

It's a pre-conference workshop at the Edinburgh Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference , designed to help both speakers and speechwriters use this powerful tool. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1. As a speaker coach, it's my job to keep a lot of tools in my toolbox to help my clients improve their public speaking.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

It's a pre-conference workshop at the Edinburgh Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference , designed to help both speakers and speechwriters use this powerful tool. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Meet me in person: I'm giving the closing keynote at the spring Leadership & Communication Conference of the European Speechwriter Network and the UK Speechwriters Guild , which attracts speechwriters and speaking pros from the UK, Europe, the U.S. The meeting takes place 15-17 May, and readers of The Eloquent Woman will get a 10 percent discount by registering with the code "Eloquent Woman." Are you a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook ?

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My favorite fixes for public speaking: Don't wear all black

The Eloquent Woman

It's a pre-conference workshop at the Edinburgh Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference , designed to help both speakers and speechwriters use this powerful tool. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1. As a speaker coach, it's my job to keep a lot of tools in my toolbox to help my clients improve their public speaking.

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'Be The Eloquent Woman' at my October speaking workshop in Amsterdam

The Eloquent Woman

I''ll be leading Be The Eloquent Woman , my day-long workshop on women and public speaking, as a pre-conference session at the European Speechwriter Network''s autumn speechwriters and business communicators conference in Amsterdam on 23 October. Be The Eloquent Woman will be offered in Amsterdam on 23 October as a pre-conference workshop at the Autumn Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference of the European Speechwriter Network , which takes place 24 October.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Last week, we shared storytelling tips from frequent speakers and speechwriters , and Famous Speech Friday focused on Jessica Mendoza's calling of a Major League Baseball playoff, making her the first woman to do so. You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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