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

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

Lies We Tell Ourselves that Hold Us Back as Public Speakers

CLICK HERE to listen/view the recorded webin Lies We Tell Ourselves that Hold Us Back as Public Speakers By Joey Asher Category: Content Are you a lousy speaker? It might be because you believe one of the following lies. Lie # 1: My topic is dull. When I was a newspaper reporter, we had a saying: [...]

Lies We Tell Ourselves that Hold Us Back as Public Speakers2021-09-24T08:50:40-05:00

Why Do We Get Nervous When We Speak? Maybe Public Speaking is an Unnatural Act

Why Do We Get Nervous When We Speak? Maybe Public Speaking is an Unnatural Act By: Joey Asher, Speechworks Category: Body Energy Public speaking is the number one fear of the average person. It’s a statistic that’s repeated constantly. But the question remains: “Why?” There are plenty of psychologists that will give you a [...]

Why Do We Get Nervous When We Speak? Maybe Public Speaking is an Unnatural Act2020-12-08T10:23:55-05:00

How to Keep Your Brain from Freezing When You Give a Speech

George Jessel said, “The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.” Indeed, the beginning of the presentation is the point when you’re most nervous. To deal with those initial nerves, we tell our clients to practice that part of the presentation more [...]

How to Keep Your Brain from Freezing When You Give a Speech2020-09-22T20:45:23-05:00