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Awards & Accolades

“You received the highest conference speaker ratings. Congratulations.”

(Workshop at National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association in Las Vegas)


,presentation at Association of Finance Professionals in Washington DC (6000 conference registrants, a standing-room-only breakout session) 

Honored with the President’s Award from the National Association of Government Communicators

Interviewed by The New York Times, BBC, Financial Planning, and Bank of America about public speaking

How to Write & Give a Speech

(St. Martin’s Press, 4th edition 2014), “A how-to classic” –The Washington Post

How to Write & Give a Speech – Spanish Translation

(Alba Editorial, 2015), Cómo Escribir y Pronunciar un Discurso
Una guía esencial para hablar con éxito en público, un clásico que celebra 30 años de publicación ininterrumpida en los Estados Unidos con una edición ampliada, por fin en español.

Can You Say a Few Words?

(St. Martin’s Press, 2006), a featured selection of the Newbridge Book Club … noted in the business section of The New York Times.

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

(St. Martin’s Press, 2000)  “Fresh advice…keen insights. A pithy manual…an excellent tool.” -Publishers Weekly

You Mean I Have to Stand Up and Say Something?

(Athenum, 1986),  “Notable Trade Book” award from the National Council of Teachers of English

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