Wendy Cherwinski introduced the idea this way
People are in a big rush to write speeches these days. Even so, never say 'final' till you've done these 3 things. echeloncomm.ca/Blog/files/eb3…—
Wendy Cherwinski (@wendycherwinski) June 11, 2012
The supporting suggestions are good ones: put the finished speech away, grab a highlighter and go hunting for the key phrases, and test drive the speech for the speaker. You’ve got the key points; now click through to see how they’re developed.