American Embassy in Poland seeks speechwriter

The American Embassy in Poland needs a speechwriter: “Serves as the principal English-language writer for the Ambassador and other senior Embassy officials. Collaborates with the Ambassador to develop original content, appropriately …

Your Audience Is Bored Already

It was a relatively good week for speeches and speechwriters! On Sunday, Queen Elizabeth gave a widely appreciated televised speech calling on British citizens to show “the quiet, good-humored resolve” they’ve been …

The Right Book for Right Now

Review of:  FDR on Democracy: The Greatest Speeches and Writings of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, by Harvey J. Kaye (available via Amazon in both print and ebook) In these days of …

How to Write the “Catastrophe Speech”

How to write the “catastrophe speech.” By writer Kevin Toolis’ definition, coronavirus is not a “catastrophe”—a singular disastrous event. But it will almost certainly contain such events—for the world, for your …

For you, from us

Resources for you, from the Professional Speechwriters Association: • The Video CEO: Make the Boss Comfortable, Compelling and Compassionate on Screen takes place Friday, at 1:00 Eastern. Register right now to join Fred Garcia and …

Executive Communication Report: Coronavirus

Beginning with the first issue—see below—we’re offering ECR: Coronavirus gratis for two weeks—as a service to you, and to the public your leaders serve through sound leadership communication. After that, readers who find …