Unique loose-leaf guide helps users prepare & deliver powerful, eloquent, well-received speeches. Shows how to save valuable time when preparing a speech. Sections on delivering speeches for anniversaries (business & family), award events, birthdays, club events, commencements, funerals, graduations, many other important business & social occasions. Tips & secrets from professionals on speechwriting, effective delivery, body language, gestures, voice, exciting openings, dramatic point makers, strong endings. How to overcome nervousness. What to include, what to omit. When humor is appropriate & when it isn't. Getting your point across. Protocol. Ettiquette. Prayers. Quotations. Archive of great speeches. Three calendars: Celebrity Birthdays, Famous People From the Past, Today in History. Editor-in-Chief Aram Bakshian, Jr. is a prominent "ghost" speechwriter for top executives & was chief of speechwriters for former President Reagan. He heads a team of leading speechwriters, communication consultants, & film & broadcasting experts who write for chief executives of many of the nation's largest corporations, & wrote speeches for four of the last five Presidents, three Vice Presidents, cabinet officers, U.S. Senators & Representatives. Readers also receive six bimonthly updates of 80-100pp. each , with fresh ideas, new quotations, new inspiration.American Speaker: Your Guide to Successful Speaking/American Speaker's 100 Best Quotes for 1996, Ringbound with ISBN 9780963467201 and ISBN 0963467204.