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

Learning from Your Dentist: The Keys to Delivering Bad News

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar “How to Have a Tough Conversation at Work” Learning from Your Dentist: The Keys to Delivering Bad News By Joey Asher Category: Practice, Other, Nerves Many of us have to deliver unwanted messages. For example, my dentist recently told me that some of my old fillings were deteriorating [...]

Learning from Your Dentist: The Keys to Delivering Bad News2021-02-26T13:11:48-05:00

Public Speaking Tips from Socrates

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar “How to Interview for a Job Virtually” Public Speaking Tips from Socrates By Joey Asher Category: Tips from Celebrities Socrates said “I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance”.  But while the Greek philosopher may have touted his lack of knowledge, we can learn much about presenting [...]

Public Speaking Tips from Socrates2021-02-18T12:59:44-05:00

Public Speaking 4.0. Connecting with Audiences in the Post-Covid Era

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar “Keys to Public Speaking Success and Your Questions” Public Speaking 4.0. Connecting with Audiences in the Post-Covid Era By Joey Asher Category: Other What is the state of public speaking in 2021? Covid has ushered in what might be called Public Speaking 4.0. That’s a world where [...]

Public Speaking 4.0. Connecting with Audiences in the Post-Covid Era2021-02-25T11:32:02-05:00

Help Your Stories with a Healthy Helping of Schmaltz

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar “Discussion with Expert on Managing Virtual Teams”. Help Your Stories with a Healthy Helping of Schmaltz By Joey Asher Category: Other I was helping a client with a story he planned to tell as part of his presentation. “You know what this story needs?” I said. “This [...]

Help Your Stories with a Healthy Helping of Schmaltz2020-12-07T14:59:16-05:00

Checklist for a Winning New Business Presentation

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar “How to Separate Yourself from the Competition with a Presentation”. Checklist for a Winning New Business Presentation By Joey Asher Category: Other How do I communicate in a way that is credible and assertive but that I can still be myself?” I recently read surgeon and journalist [...]

Checklist for a Winning New Business Presentation2020-10-26T14:01:19-05:00

Holiday Networking Lesson in Personal Connection from Jimmy Carter

Holiday Networking Lesson in Personal Connection from Jimmy Carter 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 [...]

Holiday Networking Lesson in Personal Connection from Jimmy Carter2021-01-05T12:21:57-05:00

Checklist For a Winning New Business Presentation

Checklist For a Winning New Business Presentation By: Joey Asher, Speechworks Category: Sales I recently read surgeon and journalist Atul Gawande’s bestseller “The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right.” It’s about the power of checklists. For example, a five-step checklist saved 1,500 lives and $200 million by reducing infections in Michigan hospitals. The [...]

Checklist For a Winning New Business Presentation2020-12-08T10:29:50-05:00

Template for a Parent’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah Speech

Template for a Parent’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah Speech By Joey Asher Category: Other, Speech Templates I’m headed to Vermont in a couple of weeks to attend my 13-year-old cousin’s bat mitzvah, the traditional service marking a Jewish child’s passage into adulthood.  A highlight of many bat/bar mitzvah services is the short blessing or speech from [...]

Template for a Parent’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah Speech2020-12-08T11:53:59-05:00

Topics to Avoid if You Don’t Want to Be a Bore

By Joey Asher Category: Content Remember how fascinated you were the last time someone told you a detailed plot of their favorite movie? Didn’t think so. Detailing a movie plot is just one of “Seven Topics to Avoid if You Don’t Want to Risk Being a Bore” according to Gretchen Rubin, an author, lawyer, and [...]

Topics to Avoid if You Don’t Want to Be a Bore2020-09-22T20:45:18-05:00