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The Key to Greatness: Rehearsal

By Joey Asher Category: Practice  “If you could give me only one sentence on how to be a great speaker, what would it be?” That was the question I received once from a magazine writer who was doing a story about how to be a better speaker. “I don’t need an entire sentence,” I [...]

The Key to Greatness: Rehearsal2020-09-22T20:45:13-05:00

How Can a New College Grad be Successful? Rehearse Your Presentations

Category: Content, Practice Let’s say that you’re a recent college grad. And you could ask Warren Buffet, the billionaire business guru, what is the single most important skill for business success. Here’s what he’d say: communication skills. And let’s say that you were to ask us here at Speechworks what is the single thing [...]

How Can a New College Grad be Successful? Rehearse Your Presentations2020-09-22T20:45:13-05:00

Number One Crime Against Audiences: Speaking Too Long!

Category: Practice In the Speechworks Code of Crimes Against Audiences, speaking beyond your time limit during a presentation is a crime punishable by hanging, being shot, electrocuted, drawn and quartered, and lethal injection. At the very least, someone should give you a wedgie. If you have 20 minutes to speak, don't ever, under any [...]

Number One Crime Against Audiences: Speaking Too Long!2020-09-22T20:45:16-05:00

Should You Memorize Your Entire Presentation?

By Joey Asher Category: Nerves We are asked this question a lot. And, the answer is no. But, you should practice your presentation so much that you can say it almost the same way every time. That’s not the same as memorization. Let us explain. If you just memorize your presentation, then you’re going to deliver [...]

Should You Memorize Your Entire Presentation?2020-09-22T20:45:16-05:00

Three Things Needed to be an Effective Speaker

Category: Practice Many presentation skills books and workshops will give you dozens of “tips” to help you be a better presenter. You can get advice on how to hold your hands, how to make your voice more interesting, how to tell a story, how to stand, how to walk, etc. But all those tips [...]

Three Things Needed to be an Effective Speaker2020-09-22T20:45:16-05:00

Use a Mirror to Improve Your Presentation Style

By Joey Asher Category: Practice When we were selling our old house several years ago, my five-year-old daughter Annie loved giving tours to prospective buyers.  She hustled husbands and wives around, showing off the kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms etc. Arriving at the living room she would stand at a spot in front of our large, framed [...]

Use a Mirror to Improve Your Presentation Style2020-09-22T20:45:16-05:00

Is Your Presentation As Good As Dairy Queen?

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 [...]

Is Your Presentation As Good As Dairy Queen?2020-09-22T20:45:20-05:00

Five Resolutions for Better Presentations This Year

By Joey Asher Category: Practice If you’re looking for a resolution this year that is a little different than “I’m going to stop eating desserts”, we have some communication skills resolutions that will help your career by helping you connect better with audiences. Here are five New Year’s resolutions that will improve your speaking skills. [...]

Five Resolutions for Better Presentations This Year2020-09-22T20:45:21-05:00
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