Last Minute Speeches and Toasts

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Career Press, Sep 1, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 159 pages
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How many people enjoy making speeches or toasts? Speaking in public and preparing at the last minute can be a nerve-wracking experience for most of us. This helpful guide is for everyone who needs to figure out what to say and how to say it in a hurry. Whatever the occasion or topic, you'll prepare in record time and get invaluable tips on delivering your speech or toast flawlessly. In Last Minute Speeches and Toasts, Andrew Frothingham gives you useful tips and ideas on how to make a winning last minute speech or toast. You'll find helpful advice and reassurance including: Tips on how to choose and use quotes and jokes within the speech or toast; Six last minute resources to use; Little-known tricks of toasting; Killer openers to launch your speech or toast in the right direction; Seven facts that can spice up almost any speech; and easy-to-use event-specific material. Whether it's an awards banquet toast or a keynote speech, whether it's serious or funny, or anywhere in between, Last Minute Speeches or Toasts is your lifeline, your key to a perfect presentation.

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User Review  - nzwaneveld - LibraryThing

This book shows the reader how to turn a last minute speaking engagement into an opportunity to look good at little cost. Unfortunately it also reads like an excuse to be unprepared when speaking at ... Read full review



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Frothingham is a consultant and freelance writer specializing in business communications, including speeches, newsletters, training films, and inspirational T-shirts. He has two earned degrees from Harvard University.

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