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Oct2017

Holiday Networking Lesson in Personal Connection from Jimmy Carter

October 2017|Tips from Celebrities|

By Joey Asher Category: Tips from Celebrities With the holiday networking season upon us, I'm reminded of a lesson I learned from Jimmy Carter on how to connect with people.  As a cub reporter 26 years ago at The Times in Gainesville, Ga., I had the opportunity to interview Carter. He had been out of the Presidency for about four years and was hosting a health care conference at Emory University. I don’t remember much about the interview. I do remember [...]

Oct2017

What Listeners Have to Be Thankful for This Holiday Season

October 2017|Content|

By Joey Asher Category: Content As we enter November, it’s the season of gratitude. And so, I’d like to take this chance, on behalf of listeners everywhere, to give thanks to great presenters. Thank for you for taking a position rather than simply presenting both sides of the issue and making me decide.  As a listener, I like to be led.  I like to be challenged. Sure, I may disagree with you. But if you can defend your position, I’ll respect [...]

Oct2017

How Would Steven Spielberg Present Your Data-Driven Presentation?

October 2017|Content|

By Joey Asher Category: Content Why do so many data-driven presentations stink? They’re boring. They’re confusing. They’re stuck in the weeds. They fail to provide context. They fail to tell a story. So, if you want to learn how to give a great presentation using data, learn the keys to telling a riveting story. And for that, there’s no better teacher than Steven Spielberg. He directed classic movies like “Jaws,” “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,” “Schindler’s List,” and many others. To understand [...]

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