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What Does it Take to Become a Great Speaker? Desire!

Question: How many psychologists does it take to change a light bulb? Answer: Just one. But the light bulb has to want to change. That’s what we tell people when they ask if they can really improve their communication skills. Of course you can improve. But, like the light bulb, only if you want to. [...]

What Does it Take to Become a Great Speaker? Desire!2019-09-21T18:44:31-05:00

If You’re Looking For a Classy Insult, Try These

Category: Other ‘Tis the Season for good cheer and goodwill.  So if you’re going to deliver an insult, make it classy and witty. There are plenty of websites (many of them quite raunchy so be careful), dedicated to insults.  Here is a list of clever, clean, and witty insults. "He has all the virtues [...]

If You’re Looking For a Classy Insult, Try These2019-09-21T18:44:32-05:00

What Listeners Have to Be Thankful for This Holiday Season

Joey Asher President of Speechworks, a selling and communication skills coaching company in Atlanta. He has worked with hundreds of business people helping them learn how to communicate in a way that connects with clients. His new book 15 Minutes Including Q&A: a Plan to Save the World from Lousy Presentations” is available [...]

What Listeners Have to Be Thankful for This Holiday Season2019-09-21T18:44:34-05:00

Keys to Engaging Conference Calls

“When I’m leading a conference call, I know that there are people reading their email, working on memos and not paying attention. Are there any tricks to making people paying pay closer attention?” We get that question a lot. Here's our answer. Yes. There is a trick to making people pay more attention. You need [...]

Keys to Engaging Conference Calls2019-09-21T18:44:34-05:00

The History of the Motivational Speech

Category: Other To our mind, there’s nothing much more motivational than John Belushi’s (aka Bluto Blutarski) famous speech at the end of the movie “Animal House” when he is trying to motivate his sad sack fraternity brothers. "Over? Did you say over? NOTHING is over until WE decide it is! Was it over when [...]

The History of the Motivational Speech2019-09-21T18:44:34-05:00

What is the Purpose of Public Speaking? To Change the World!

Joey Asher President of Speechworks, a selling and communication skills coaching company in Atlanta. He has worked with hundreds of business people helping them learn how to communicate in a way that connects with clients. His new book 15 Minutes Including Q&A: a Plan to Save the World from Lousy Presentations” is available [...]

What is the Purpose of Public Speaking? To Change the World!2019-09-21T18:44:34-05:00

In 2019, Resolve to Ignore These Five Common (and TERRIBLE) Public Speaking Tips!

By Joey Asher Category: Other During a workshop, a client once cornered me and said, “Many years ago, I had a boss who  thought I looked great in red. He told me that I should always wear red during presentations because it made the best impression. So I’ve always worn red. What do you think [...]

In 2019, Resolve to Ignore These Five Common (and TERRIBLE) Public Speaking Tips!2019-09-21T18:44:34-05:00

Public Speaking Questions About Google Glass

Joey Asher President of Speechworks, a selling and communication skills coaching company in Atlanta. He has worked with hundreds of business people helping them learn how to communicate in a way that connects with clients. His new book 15 Minutes Including Q&A: a Plan to Save the World from Lousy Presentations” is available [...]

Public Speaking Questions About Google Glass2019-09-21T18:44:34-05:00
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