Spotlight on Our Coaches: Marilyn Ringo

Spotlight on Our Coaches: Marilyn Ringo By Joey Asher Category: Other Marilyn is a former CNN Headline News anchor and a six-time Emmy Award-winning television producer and reporter. In addition to working with corporate clients and overseeing Speechworks’ media training program, she serves as an adjunct professor at the Georgia Tech Scheller College [...]

Spotlight on Our Coaches: Marilyn Ringo2020-12-08T11:49:46-05:00

Support Your Data by Telling the Story Behind the Numbers

By Joey Asher Category: Content Everyone that uses data knows how easy it is to twist numbers to reach a biased conclusion. So how can you make people believe your data? How about telling the story of how your data was compiled? Here is an excerpt from a presentation by a client that wanted to [...]

Support Your Data by Telling the Story Behind the Numbers2020-09-22T20:45:13-05:00

Be Nice: A Strategy for Business Development and Life

By Joey Asher Category: Content I received a lesson in business development and lifestyle improvement once in New Hampshire, where I was consulting with a large flooring company. I was about to have breakfast with Jim, a VP and legendary flooring salesman for over 30 years. Walking to our table, Jim stopped to chat with [...]

Be Nice: A Strategy for Business Development and Life2020-09-22T20:45:14-05:00

For a Great Presentations, Practice this Rule

For a Great Presentations, Practice this Rule By Joey Asher Category: Visual Aid Guy Kawasaki is a technology guru and venture capitalist who listens to a lot of presentations from entrepreneurs seeking money for start-up ventures.  The overwhelming majority of the presentations he hears are, as he says, “crap.” And so he demands that [...]

For a Great Presentations, Practice this Rule2020-12-08T11:35:57-05:00

“Three Q” Method Creates A Simple Presentation that Audiences Will Love!

By Joey Asher Category: Q&A Most presentations are complicated messes.  Listeners wonder “What are the key points?”, “Why should I care?”, “Why is this so complicated?” and “Do we have to look at that many slides?” Complicated presentations are so unnecessary. There is a fast approach to creating simple presentations that connect with the needs [...]

“Three Q” Method Creates A Simple Presentation that Audiences Will Love!2020-09-22T20:45:16-05:00

Use a Mirror to Improve Your Presentation Style

By Joey Asher Category: Practice When we were selling our old house several years ago, my five-year-old daughter Annie loved giving tours to prospective buyers.  She hustled husbands and wives around, showing off the kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms etc. Arriving at the living room she would stand at a spot in front of our large, framed [...]

Use a Mirror to Improve Your Presentation Style2020-09-22T20:45:16-05:00

How to Inject Humor in Your Presentations

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar “Drive Home Your Message with Simple Language”. How to Inject Humor in Your Presentations By: Joey Asher Category: Content Several years ago, an accountant came into my office for help with a speech.   His voice was so soft that I had trouble hearing him.  He also never [...]

How to Inject Humor in Your Presentations2021-06-01T12:23:28-05:00

Are You a Better Speaker than a Fifth Grader?

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 [...]

Are You a Better Speaker than a Fifth Grader?2020-09-22T20:45:18-05:00

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. Kirk2021-08-02T10:36:24-05:00

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
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