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People don't say things like this about business conferences. But they say them about the PSA World Conference.

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Duties range from drafting speeches to briefing leaders.

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If Elon Musk and other CEOs think emotional transparency is leadership communication, they are as wrong as they can be.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte won't stick to the prepared text; his spokesman promises to hire better speechwriters.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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A Google images search gives a terribly distorted view of our ancient and honorable profession.

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A new book from an old friend—PSA writing coach Mike Long.

Michael Long

Speechwriter, Playwright, Writing Teacher
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“He flies from one thing to another with incredible dispatch—throws a somersault and is straightaway back again where he was last week."

Hal Gordon

Former speechwriter at Reagan White House and for Gen. Colin Powell
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President Johnson worked two shifts in every 24-hour period, which allowed him to make 424 speeches in 1964 alone.

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When his pages scattered everywhere, President Reagan scooped them up and gave the speech in random order. No one noticed.

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"Speeches ... in the long run are more important than the policies," says President Obama speechwriter-turned-policy guy Ben Rhodes.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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University needs a director of presidential correspondence, union needs a well-rounded speechwriter.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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A boss who requires elaborate justification for sending you to an annual conference of your peers is being purposely obtuse.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Three star speechwriters tell how they broke into speechwriting, how they made it to the top—and what the job means to them.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation needs someone to build thought leadership platforms.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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A landmark study finally discovers what CEOs do all day, and how they manage their calendar. Here are the implications for speechwriters who want to get on it.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Rockefeller Foundation needs a speechwriter to handle a wide array of writing tasks.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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White House speechwriters make the case that they were. I'm not so sure.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Concert musician, speechwriter and speaking coach Mette Højen brings all her backgrounds to bear in her new book, "Business Rhetoric."

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day