Tools

We’re happy to offer a variety of tools for almost any public speaking situation to help you become a better presenter, a better communicator, a better salesperson, and a better leader. We hope you’ll take advantage of these, and please contact us if we can be of further assistance.

Speech Templates

Valedictorian Speech

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard to get to this point; now it’s your time to shine! Use our complimentary valedictorian speech template to organize your thoughts and create a memorable graduation moment!

Bar/ Bat Mitzvah Speech

Mazel tov! As your 13-year-old celebrates their passage into adulthood, feel free to use our complimentary speech template to mark the occasion with a touching blessing that honors them and the promising young adult they’ve become.

Best Man/ Maid of Honor Speech

Talk about pressure! It’s your role to publicly pay tribute to the happy couple on the biggest day of their lives. Use our complimentary best man/maid of honor speech template to help organize your thoughts and add a bit of magic to their wedding celebration.

Books

How to Win a Pitch

Sharing his wealth of successful communication and sales skills coaching experience, Joey Asher presents practical, proven strategies for winning new business, strengthening professional relationships, and building your company's future. Develop the presentation skills that will move your pitch from “just like all the others” to passionate and interactive. Focus on the client/vendor connection that sustains ongoing relationships. Discover the questions that will draw your audience's unique needs to the forefront. Turn your sales pitch inside out to focus on the solution only your firm can provide.

     

15 Minutes Including Q&A

Every day, business people bore listeners with presentations that ramble on, make no clear points, and fail to address the audience’s key concerns. This book lays out a plan for ridding the world of lousy presentations. Learn how to: create rifle shot presentations that hit the mark and satisfy listeners; answer questions in a way that inspires confidence; deliver messages in a style that makes you look and sound like a leader; overcome your fear of public speaking.

     

Even a Geek Can Speak

Low tech presentation skills for high tech people. De–geek your speak. Learn the easy Speechworks Formula© and read hundreds of examples of how user friendly communicators win business. Learn to communicate wiclarity Replace jargon with examples that relate, connect with the non-tech CEO and improve public speaking skills. This will teach you to look and sound like a leader.

     

Selling & Communication Skills for Lawyers

"If you're a great lawyer and return your telephone calls, you'll get plenty of business." Unfortunately, that old tip for success in law practice no longer applies. Plenty of great technical lawyers return their calls and have mediocre or worse practices. Connecting more effectively with clients is the focus of Selling and Communication Skills for Lawyers. "This book focuses on both selling and communicating because they're very similar skills," says Asher. "Once you can communicate with existing clients effectively, it's easy to learn how to win clients. It just takes a little planning and a few key tactics. This book helps you do it all."

 

“Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.” – Jim Rohn

Communication Skills Library

After decades of communication skills coaching and hundreds of published articles, we’ve amassed a treasure trove of public speaking resources that we’re happy to share with you. They’re organized by general topic, so you can find lots of information on whatever presentation skill you’re interested in learning more about.

Presentation Creation Tool

Use our free online tool to create great presentations that your listeners will love! Let’s face it: most business presentations stink. But your presentations don’t have to. This is a simple tool to help you create a 7-8 minute presentation. Just follow the steps and practice. Your presentations will improve!

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