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How to Improve Your PowerPoint Decks

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar "How to Effectively Present Using PowerPoint". How to Improve Your PowerPoint Presentation? By Joey Asher Category: Practice There’s an actual political party in Switzerland called The Anti-PowerPoint Party. Don’t believe me? Then check out this website. I don’t bring this up because I hate PowerPoint. It’s a fine piece [...]

How to Improve Your PowerPoint Decks2020-09-22T20:45:01-05:00

Should I Start My Presentation with a Joke?

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar "How to Start Any Presentation". Should I Start my Presentation with a Joke? By Joey Asher Category: Content “I like to break the ice with a joke.” We hear that all the time.  But how does a joke break the ice? Usually jokes thicken the ice because they [...]

Should I Start My Presentation with a Joke?2020-09-22T20:45:01-05:00

Five Rules for Team Presentations

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar. Five Rules for Team Presentations By Joey Asher Category: Other Just because three of you have to give a presentation together, doesn’t mean that you’ll come across as a strong team. Indeed, one of the biggest tests for a team presentation is just seeming like a group of [...]

Five Rules for Team Presentations2020-09-22T20:45:01-05:00

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Questions

By Joey Asher Category: Q&A In our communication skills workshops, we spend a good bit of time focused on Q&A. In fact, we feel it’s probably the most important element of a presentation. It’s when what really matters to the listeners gets addressed. It’s also the point at which the speaker’s credibility is tested and [...]

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Questions2020-09-22T20:45:01-05:00

To Sound Good Impromptu, Try Using These Three Simple Templates

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar. Impromptu Communication in a Virtual World By Joey Asher Category: Other One of the biggest challenges in business is to deliver clear, persuasive messages with little or no preparation. But it’s easy with a few simple templates and a little practice. Template 1: Three Simple Points. This template [...]

To Sound Good Impromptu, Try Using These Three Simple Templates2020-09-22T20:45:01-05:00

To Win Business Via Video Conference, Learn from Television News

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar. To Win Business Via Video Conference, Learn from Television News By Joey Asher Category: Sales If you’re interviewing for new business these days, you’re doing it via video conference. As with all interviews, the goal is still to connect and make the client think “I really like those [...]

To Win Business Via Video Conference, Learn from Television News2020-09-22T20:45:01-05:00

How to Conduct Better Conference Calls During the Coronavirus Crisis

CLICK HERE to listen to the recorded webinar. H0w to Conduct Better Conference Calls During the Coronavirus Crisis By Joey Asher Category: Practice With the world in Coronavirus lockdown, we’re all using teleconference technology more than ever.   So how can we conduct teleconferences so that they seem as “normal” and “in-person” as possible? Put everyone [...]

How to Conduct Better Conference Calls During the Coronavirus Crisis2020-09-22T20:45:01-05:00

Speechworks Coaching Favors the Carrot over the Stick

By: Julie Lindsay Category: Other There are many approaches to coaching new skills like public speaking. At Speechworks, we strongly favor the carrot rather than the stick.  When learning something new, I’ve been on the receiving end of both carrots and sticks over the years. The sticks tend to be the experiences that well.. [...]

Speechworks Coaching Favors the Carrot over the Stick2020-09-22T20:45:01-05:00

Swimming Upstream: Coke’s New Chief People Officer Speaks Candidly About Knock-Downs, Life Lessons, and Making Your Voice Heard as a Powerful Woman in Leadership.

CLICK HERE to listen to the audio podcast. By: Julie Lindsay, Speechworks Category: Other Swimming Upstream: Coke’s Brand New Chief People Officer Speaks Candidly About Knock-downs, Life Lessons and Making Your Voice Heard as a Powerful Woman in Leadership. When you talk to Lisa Chang today, what you hear is the poised and confident [...]

Swimming Upstream: Coke’s New Chief People Officer Speaks Candidly About Knock-Downs, Life Lessons, and Making Your Voice Heard as a Powerful Woman in Leadership.2020-09-22T20:45:02-05:00

Smile and the World Smiles with You

By: Julie Lindsay Category: Facial Energy There’s wisdom in a smile when it comes to business presentations. I hail from England where smiling at a complete stranger will guarantee you a nervous glance and a wide berth. Living in the southern United States for 20 years has remedied that. I now grin merrily at [...]

Smile and the World Smiles with You2020-09-22T20:45:02-05:00
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