Writing Two Speeches for One Event

Ever heard a woman give a brilliant speech, only for the guy following her to get up and say nearly the same thing? “We are delighted to ….” “Our company is well positioned to ….” “This occasion marks …” All of these are fine phrases, when used with sincerity. But when two speakers talk about […]

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 5 Tips for that Holiday Party Speech

I loathe corporate holiday parties. Don’t get me wrong, catching up with colleagues from other departments is good fun. It’s just the speeches. A member of the management team gives remarks on behalf of the company and invariably, it sounds just like that: someone speaking on behalf of the company logo. No personal connection. No […]

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