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New York Times: “I endorse her wholeheartedly as an outstanding speechwriter whose work exhibits warmth, wit, spirit and originality.” Learn More

Could your speechwriting and presentation skills be improved?

Joan Detz brings speechwriting training and presentation skills coaching to you - at your site or via the web - for basic, advanced, and master level needs.


Ask Joan about training that suits your schedule and meets your goals with custom-designed training.


Speechwriting: With a custom-designed training, Joan Detz will share the expertise that has made her the nation's leading speechwriting instructor. Invest in training now and save years of costly mistakes.


Presentation Skills: Need to coach one speaker or dozens? Joan Detz can design a training experience to give you the competitive edge.

The Benefits: Joan Detz brings training to you

"Joan Detz brings a unique ability and perspective to speech coaching as someone who can coach scientists to give better presentations. At Fox Chase, she was well received by our scientists and partnered with us in preparation for important presentations and reviews. Her support was invaluable to our success.” Fox Chase Cancer Center


“Joan Detz has been a great asset to our team at Toyota over the years, providing excellent counsel for a number of our senior executives.” Toyota USA


"Your Oral Presentation Skills workshops are the most effective staff development we have had at the Foundation."
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


"The consummate professional." NY Academy of Sciences


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Joan Detz is the best in the business. - American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

Joan's [executive coaching] input and guidance were invaluable. - Soroptimist International

You repeatedly demonstrated a thorough understanding of news and public affairs. - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

... excellent... a truly customized [speaker coaching] session. - Huntsman Polyurethanes

Your intelligent executive-level approach [to media training] was a breath of fresh air. I can tell you that all of us at GE Information Services benefited from your wisdom and practical insights. - GEIS

Joan Detz is the consummate professional.
- US Dept of Agriculture

Joan tailored the speechwriting tutorials to fit specific needs and busy schedules.” - AAA

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Award-winning Books by Joan Detz

How To Write & Give A Speech – 30th anniversary edition

Can You Say A Few Words?

It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It