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Gather your best work and enter it into the Cicero Speechwriting Awards.

Vital Speeches of the Day

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Speechwriter-wanted ad seeks someone to make thought-leaders of execs, engage employees and "solve their business and communications challenges."

David Murray

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AMA, Thompson Reuters, Cummins and Hitachi Data Systems need exec comms types

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"When a speaker who may have been worried about a speech arrives at the podium and hits a home run ... you feel like you are in a partnership with someone."

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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People will always be a little suspicious of speechwriters. And people will always have a point.

David Murray

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It's not the number of hours that will astound you. It's the size of the PowerPoint deck.

David Murray

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The world around, exec comms jobs abound.

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University of Madison-Wisconsin speechwriter gets raise, and draws attention to her, and to all university scribes.

David Murray

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High-flying new Sprint CEO sends an all-employee email "without the typical checking." Uh oh.

David Murray

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Whatever you do, don't let 'em assign you this unofficial role.

David Murray

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What's happening in leadership events taking place in December—and conference planners looking for speakers.

Terry Catchpole

Executive Chairman of the executive visibility strategy consultancy of the same name. Visit catchpole.com
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Jill Severn started her stellar career by telling the governor, "You have to talk to me, and you have to tell if you don’t like a speech before you deliver it.”

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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(Not to mention ExxonMobil and the British Embassy in the U.S.)

Vital Speeches of the Day

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The 2015 Cicero Speechwriting Awards issues call for entries; a rare chance for speechwriters to get the recognition they need.

Vital Speeches of the Day

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Firms from Seattle to New Jersey need help with executive communications.

Vital Speeches of the Day

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Speechwriters must show speakers they understand the politics of every speaking engagement: capital gained vs. capital lost.

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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When a major artist attacked Spotify's license to operate, CEO Daniel Ek publicly defended his business and his industry. Could your chief do the same?

David Murray

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David Murray

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New York Institute of technology needs freelancers, and LyondellBassell seeks a senior writer.

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Five ways to succeed at speechwriting over the long-haul: a conversation with former Spiro Agnew speechwriter Cynthia Rosenwald.

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day