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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 [...]

Jul2018

The Value of Rehearsing Out Loud

July 2018|Nerves, Practice|

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 now. He is also the author three previous books including “How to Win a Pitch: The Five Fundamentals That Will Distinguish You from the [...]

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