Leadership Communication for Women

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar “Online Leadership Presence for Women”. Leadership Communication for Women By Marilyn Ringo Category: Other How do I communicate in a way that is credible and assertive but that I can still be myself?” We hear that a lot from women as they try to grow their careers. [...]

Leadership Communication for Women2021-05-05T11:34:49-05:00

Should I Start My Presentation with a Joke?

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar "How to Start Any Presentation". Should I Start my Presentation with a Joke? By Joey Asher Category: Content “I like to break the ice with a joke.” We hear that all the time.  But how does a joke break the ice? Usually jokes thicken the ice because they [...]

Should I Start My Presentation with a Joke?2020-09-22T20:45:01-05:00

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Questions

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Questions By Joey Asher Category: Q&A In our communication skills workshops, we spend a good bit of time focused on Q&A. In fact, we feel it’s probably the most important element of a presentation. It’s when what really matters to the listeners gets addressed. It’s also the point at [...]

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Questions2020-12-08T10:54:20-05:00

To Sound Good Impromptu, Try Using These Three Simple Templates

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webinar. Impromptu Communication in a Virtual World By Joey Asher Category: Other One of the biggest challenges in business is to deliver clear, persuasive messages with little or no preparation. But it’s easy with a few simple templates and a little practice. Template 1: Three Simple Points. This template [...]

To Sound Good Impromptu, Try Using These Three Simple Templates2020-09-22T20:45:01-05:00

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

Got Nerves? How to De-Stress and Power Through that Presentation!

Got Nerves? How to De-Stress and Power Through that Presentation! By: Julie Lindsay, Speechworks Category: Nerves Welcome to the Speechworks newsletter! This month we’re focusing on nerves, a topic that’s close the heart of most public speakers. Nerves can get your heart pounding and your voice shaking. Nerves can make you sweat or make [...]

Got Nerves? How to De-Stress and Power Through that Presentation!2020-12-07T14:47:56-05:00

How Training “Millennials” Benefits the Entire Workforce: An Interview with Talent Development Expert Travis Dommert

How Training “Millennials” Benefits the Entire Workforce: An Interview with Talent Development Expert Travis Dommert By: Julie Lindsay, Speechworks Category: Other An estimated 10,000 baby boomers leave the workforce every day. Current projections show millennials will make up 75% of the workforce by 2025. It’s a sea change that Travis Dommert navigates every day [...]

How Training “Millennials” Benefits the Entire Workforce: An Interview with Talent Development Expert Travis Dommert2020-12-07T15:03:33-05:00

Public Speaking Lessons from My Dog Trainer

By Joey Asher Category: Practice “You’re the one that wanted a big dog.  So if you don’t get him under control, I’m sending him to the farm.”  I didn’t’ ask what my wife meant by “the farm.” But she was mad.  Balou, our six-year-old lab, had unleashed a shockingly large stream of urine on our [...]

Public Speaking Lessons from My Dog Trainer2020-09-22T20:45:03-05:00

“The Beverly Hillbillies Cure” for Your Fear of Public Speaking

”The Beverly Hillbillies Cure” for Your Fear of Public Speaking By Joey Asher, Speechworks Category: Nerves Surf the Internet for just a few minutes and you can find some strange prescriptions for overcoming your fear of public speaking.  Here is one from Christine Kane, who bills herself as “Mentor to Women Who are Changing [...]

“The Beverly Hillbillies Cure” for Your Fear of Public Speaking2020-12-08T10:41:50-05:00

FAQs About Q&A

FAQs About Q&A By Joey Asher Category: Q&A In our communication skills workshops, we spend a good bit of time focused on Q&A. In fact, we feel it’s probably the most important element of a presentation. It’s when what really matters to the listeners gets addressed. It’s also the point at which the speaker’s credibility [...]

FAQs About Q&A2020-12-08T10:55:35-05:00
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