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Schwarzenegger’s speechwriter speaks about writing for a governor with good communication instincts.

Neil Hrab

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Scirbes sought by Prudential, Northwestern University, Allegheny Health Network and the New York attorney general.

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What's happening in leadership communication this month: events taking place, and conference planners starting their planning.

Terry Catchpole

Executive Chairman of the executive visibility strategy consultancy of the same name. Visit catchpole.com
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For six months, Shell has sought a utility speechwriter/editor who can write various kinds of communications. Perhaps you can fill the job.

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Longtime Hillary Clinton speechwriter to headline conference at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business.

David Murray

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University of Guelph "scandal" reminds us that only leaders with dicier jobs than university presidents these days, are their speechwriters.

David Murray

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Audiences want to hear about "things that really matter ... where we come from and why we're here at all."

Neil Hrab

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A speechwriter has developed a method for assessing the impact for a speech. It's not quantifiable, but it is reliable.

David Murray

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Companies and colleges from coast to coast are hiring speechwriters.
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Former gubernatorial scribe says every speech must address three distinct groups, including "the audience of the audience."

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Up to here with political "sloganizing," classical scholar Mary Beard calls a return to "the art of rhetoric—persuasion through argument."

David Murray

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"... these ideas also owe something to Danny Kruger who has made a major contribution to the speech ..."

David Murray

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You don't need to be the executive director of the Professional Speechwriters Association to be skeptical.

David Murray

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Among those hiring, a California state senator who needs help to tell his "compelling personal story."

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"Gallows Fail, Builder Quits." A real headline, a true tale, an example for us all.

David Murray

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A British MP passed off a canned joke as real ... and I bet it worked just fine.

David Murray

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February's a frantic month for leadership forums. Here's the rundown on events, agendas and planning cycles..

Terry Catchpole

Executive Chairman of the executive visibility strategy consultancy of the same name. Visit catchpole.com
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Diplomat and speech dissector Charles Crawford's new book could have been titled, "How to Really Hear a Speech."

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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For three executive communication roles, a freelance opportunity and an internship.

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