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Important events for proactive executive communicators to remember in November.

Terry Catchpole

Executive Chairman of the executive visibility strategy consultancy of the same name. Visit catchpole.com
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She's no ghost: Ted Cruz speechwriter Amanda Carpenter has 53,000 Twitter followers to whom she promotes her client's agenda directly. And she just got promoted.
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A union, two nonprofits and a Fortune 500 client all need speechwriting help. So help them!

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On April 16-17, the first Leadership Communication Days EXCLUSIVELY FOR UNIVERSITY SPEECHWRITERS will be hosted by Concordia University, in Montreal. Details to come.

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Ben Rhodes tells Forbes he works from eight-to-eight, but he's "essentially on call 24 hours a day."

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Reason they're getting simpler is, presidents have increasingly had to address remarks to common people.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Companies are hiring executive communicators from coast to coast.

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Yahoos use Google Ads to promise speeches for $5. Let's make them pay.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Facebook needs a senior speechwriter, Lockheed Martin seeks a mid-level exec comms specialist.

Vital Speeches of the Day

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Writer Marylynn Robinson sez "fear has, in this moment, a respectability I've never seen in my life." Work that quote into a speech and get a free book.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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From speechwriting, Victor Navasky learned "the art of crafting speeches that would avoid [creating] political problems, and yet still have an integrity of tone, and adhere to [the speaker's] beliefs and values."

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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I get most of my ideas, and meet the most fascinating people, in The New York Times obits. Why just last month ...

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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They're seeking speechwriters in Arkansas, California, St. Louis, New York City and Washington.

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A rundown of October 2014 events, deadlines, and agenda planning cycles.

Terry Catchpole

Executive Chairman of the executive visibility strategy consultancy of the same name. Visit catchpole.com
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In Berlin, 250 German scribes convened, and Brian Jenner was there.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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I used to think so—until I heard myself giving pregame speeches to my 10-year-old daughter.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Before chucking his speechwriting career for novel-writing after almost three decades, Peter Quinn alternately reviled and reveled in this work.

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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A veteran scribe advises: Start local and stay close to your interests and values.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day