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Oct2018

Do you “Dare to Be that Good?” Presenting Well Takes Courage.

October 2018|Nerves|

By Joey Asher Category: Nerves During one of our recent workshops, a woman banker had just delivered a wonderfully engaging presentation about a program she was passionate about. During the presentation, she smiled. She moved around the room. She spoke with excitement in her voice and in her face. When she sat down, our coach looked at her and said, “That was great. Now I have one question for you. Are you willing to be that good all the time?” [...]

Oct2018

Instead of Trying to be Funny, Try to Keep it Light

October 2018|Content|

By Joey Asher Category: Content “Can you teach me how to be funny?” That’s a question I get a lot. And the answer is “No”. But I can teach you to keep it light. And for most business settings, that’s better than being funny. Being Funny is Hard in A Business Setting In a workshop recently, I told a story about how my dog seems so happy to see me when I come home from work. It received a big [...]

Sep2018

It Takes Personal Courage to Give A Great Speech

September 2018|Nerves|

By Joey Asher Category: Nerves I had an English professor in college who said, “If you write a really great story, you’re screwed.” He meant that the best storytellers have the courage to open up their personal lives and tell the truth about themselves, even if the truth is embarrassing. Similarly, if you want to give a great speech, tell a revealing story about yourself. All you need is the truth and the willingness to overcome your fear. Several years [...]

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