Public Speaking Idea from Elvis Presley

Public Speaking Idea from Elvis Presley By Joey Asher Category: Tips from Celebrities “Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.” Those are the words of Elvis Presley. And while he certainly wasn’t talking about public speaking, we certainly see public speaking as being part of the “V8” that can drive your ambition and help [...]

Public Speaking Idea from Elvis Presley2021-01-05T12:45:16-05:00

Public Speaking Wisdom from Yogi Berra

Public Speaking Tip from Wisdom from Yogi Berra By Joey Asher Category: Tips from Celebrities The recently departed Yankees catcher, Yogi Berra, coined a sage bit of public speaking wisdom when he said, “I don’t want to make the wrong mistake.” What does this have to do with public speaking? The best speakers often make [...]

Public Speaking Wisdom from Yogi Berra2021-01-05T12:46:50-05:00

Public Speaking Tip From Harry Houdini

Public Speaking Tip from Harry Houdini By Joey Asher Category: Tips from Celebrities “The easiest way to attract a crowd is to let it be known that at a given time and a given place someone is going to attempt something that in the event of failure will mean sudden death.” Those are the words [...]

Public Speaking Tip From Harry Houdini2021-01-05T12:48:06-05:00

Public Speaking Tip from John Wayne

Public Speaking Tip from Peyton Manning By Joey Asher Category: Tips from Celebrities “Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway.” Those are the words of John Wayne. And, when it comes to giving presentations, they’re good words to keep in mind. The fact is that anxiety is an inevitable part of [...]

Public Speaking Tip from John Wayne2021-01-05T12:48:52-05:00

Public Speaking Wisdom from the Late, Great Yogi Berra

Public Speaking Wisdom from the Late, Great Yogi Berra By Joey Asher Category: Tips from Celebrities The recently departed Yankees catcher, Yogi Berra, coined a sage bit of public speaking wisdom when he said, “I don’t want to make the wrong mistake.” What does this have to do with public speaking? The best speakers often [...]

Public Speaking Wisdom from the Late, Great Yogi Berra2021-01-05T12:52:39-05:00

Lessons in Persuasion, Communication and Leadership from Capt. James T. Kirk

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 [...]

Lessons in Persuasion, Communication and Leadership from Capt. James T. Kirk2021-01-05T12:54:04-05:00

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

The History of the Motivational Speech

The History of the Motivational Speech By Joey Asher Category: Other To our mind, there’s nothing much more motivational than John Belushi’s (aka Bluto Blutarski) famous speech at the end of the movie “Animal House” when he is trying to motivate his sad sack fraternity brothers. "Over? Did you say over? NOTHING is over [...]

The History of the Motivational Speech2020-12-08T11:57:27-05:00

Public Speaking Tip from John Updike

“A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people’s patience.” Those are the words of John Updike, the Pulitzer Prize winning author who passed in 2009. Of course, he wasn’t talking about public speaking. But it’s certainly a good thought to keep in mind as [...]

Public Speaking Tip from John Updike2020-09-22T20:45:22-05:00

Public Speaking Tip from Rudyard Kipling

Public Speaking Tip from Rudyard Kipling By Joey Asher Category: Tips from Celebrities “If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” Those are the words of Rudyard Kipling. It’s a wonderful thought to keep in mind as the New Year begins.  The best presentations have lots of stories. Not [...]

Public Speaking Tip from Rudyard Kipling2021-01-05T12:56:55-05:00