Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 10:15 AM to 2:00 PM EST
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Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) 
188 Madison Avenue
Between East 34th and East 35th Streets
New York, NY 10016

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SCORE NYC Workshop Committee 

Make a Speech that Makes Your Point 

Tools to Structure Your Presentation, and Control the Narrative

Who should attend? 
New or established entrepreneurs who want to address, and convince, friends, professionals, the media or the public about important subjects.


Many entrepreneurs have had the opportunity to deliver a presentation and simply not known where to start or how to go about it. Some may not feel they can write an effective speech that reaches their audience. Still others are just afraid of public speaking.

Often, not knowing how to write or deliver a presentation can result in lost business.      If you feel you need assistance in presenting to an audience, and some practice in doing so, this workshop will furnish the tools you need to format your thoughts and grab your audience. 

You will have opportunity to practice writing and giving a short speech about a topic that matters to you. You’ll see that fear of public speaking will be reduced when the you are confident that you have a speech that makes an impact.

At the end of this workshop you will understand:

  • How you say something is more important than what you say! 
  • What’s appropriate for one occasion, may not be appropriate for another. 
  • Humor is dangerous.
  • It is easier to make someone cry than laugh. 
  • You are writing to be heard, not read.
  • Forget what your English teacher said, commas are your friends.
  • Read your audience’s body language
  • Short vs. Long Sentences/Emotion & Speed vs. Boredom
  • The Power of Three
  • An aesthetic faux pas can kill the best speech.
  • Always have a Plan B 
  • Be comfortable.  It’s the only way to succeed.

Instructor:  Bruce A. Hurwitz

Bruce A. Hurwitz, Ph.D., president of Hurwitz Strategic Staffing, Ltd., whose mission it is to promote the hiring of veterans, has been an executive recruiter since 2003 and a career counselor since 2009.  In addition to being a “Five-Star” rated speech writer on Fiverr, he is a recognized authority on career counseling, recruitment, and employment issues, having been cited in over 700 articles, appearing in some 500 publications, across the United States, and in at least 30 foreign countries.

Workshop Fees:
Online registration $59. Walk-ins $69.

There is a $10 discount on all Student and SEAP registrations 
(valid ID must be presented at the door; bring SEAP form to workshop).

Please remember to bring your cell phone as you will receive an email with a link to your workshop evaluation form from the SCORE NYC Workshop Committee. It will be sent to you toward the end of the workshop so you can complete it effortlessly online before you leave.