Stop Scaring Yourself Off the Stage

Stop Scaring Yourself Off the Stage By Lauren Marlow Category: Nerves If you suffer from a fear of public speaking, you are not alone. Polls indicate that the fear of public speaking affects 70-75% of the population and is more common than the fear of spiders, confinement or even death. The fear of public [...]

Stop Scaring Yourself Off the Stage2022-02-03T10:04:14-05:00

How to Give a Great Webinar

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar "How to Effectively Bookend Your Presentations" How to Give a Great Webinar By Joey Asher Category: Content Leo Tolstoy began his masterpiece “Anna Karenina” with the sentence “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Here’s my twist on that famous opening [...]

How to Give a Great Webinar2021-11-02T12:09:56-05:00

What Would the Gettysburg Address Look Like in PowerPoint?

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar "Top Five Mistakes People Make with PowerPoint" What Would the Gettysburg Address Look Like in PowerPoint? By Joey Asher Category: Visual Aid "Hi. I’m Abe Lincoln. My first slide lays out a timeline for our nation. As you can see reading from left to right, it really [...]

What Would the Gettysburg Address Look Like in PowerPoint?2021-09-02T08:33:19-05:00

What I Learned from Vomiting and Fainting in Front of My Class

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar “Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking! What I Learned from Vomiting and Fainting in Front of My Class By Joey Asher Category: Nerves As a public speaking coach, nervous speakers regularly tell me “I think I’m going to pass out” or “I’m feeling sick to my stomach.” [...]

What I Learned from Vomiting and Fainting in Front of My Class2021-03-31T11:57:01-05:00

Speechworks Coaching Favors the Carrot over the Stick

Speechworks Coaching Favors the Carrot over the Stick By: Julie Lindsay Category: Other There are many approaches to coaching new skills like public speaking. At Speechworks, we strongly favor the carrot rather than the stick.  When learning something new, I’ve been on the receiving end of both carrots and sticks over the years. The [...]

Speechworks Coaching Favors the Carrot over the Stick2020-12-07T15:00:32-05:00

Asking for Small Commitments in a Sales Presentation Can Pay Off with Big Orders

By Joey Asher Category: Sales Call it the small commitment paradox. You’ll make more sales if you ask for less at the end of your sales pitches. That’s right. Asking for less yields more, according to a study detailed in Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive, a book by Noah J. Goldstein, Steve [...]

Asking for Small Commitments in a Sales Presentation Can Pay Off with Big Orders2020-09-22T20:45:20-05:00

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