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The Lost Art of the Great Speech: How to Write It * How to Deliver It by Richard Dowis

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Some red flags

Now that I have persuaded you to look upon an invitation to speak as an opportunity and to accept it enthusiastically, I want to hedge a bit and say that there may be some speaking invitations you should refuse. Well, perhaps "refuse" is too strong. Let's just say that certain situations ought to raise red flags.

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