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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

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(Not to mention ExxonMobil and the British Embassy in the U.S.)

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

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

Neil Hrab

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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
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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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By the careful timing and thoughtful writing of his coming-out column, Apple's CEO may help speechwriters have more productive conversations with their bosses, about when to get personal.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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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

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Reason they're getting simpler is, presidents have increasingly had to address remarks to common people.

David Murray

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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

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Facebook needs a senior speechwriter, Lockheed Martin seeks a mid-level exec comms specialist.

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