What Listeners Have to Be Thankful for This Holiday Season

By Joey Asher Category: Content As we embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving, let’s take a moment, on behalf of listeners everywhere, to give thanks to great presenters. Thank for you for taking a position rather than simply presenting both sides of the issue and making me decide.  As a listener, I like to be led.  I [...]

What Listeners Have to Be Thankful for This Holiday Season2019-11-18T11:35:36-05:00

If You Want to Persuade, Less is More

Category: Content You’re speaking to the board of directors, trying to win approval for a large capital improvement. Do you give them a detailed analysis of the reasons to approve the project? Or do you hit them with a few key messages supporting your position? You have a better chance of winning their approval if [...]

If You Want to Persuade, Less is More2019-09-21T18:44:25-05:00

Public Speaking Tip from John Wooden

Category: Tips from Celebrities “If there's anything you could point out where I was a little different, it was the fact that I never mentioned ‘winning’.” As this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament winds down, we’d be remiss not to remember the famed head coach of the UCLA Bruins, John Wooden. Wooden is considered to [...]

Public Speaking Tip from John Wooden2019-09-21T18:44:29-05:00

Public Speaking Tip from Peyton Manning

Category: Tips from Celebrities "Pressure is something you feel when you don't know what the heck you're doing.” Manning recently announced his retirement after a storied 18-year football career. Much of his success can be attributed to being such a dedicated student of the game. He spent countless hours watching game film, learning the playbook, [...]

Public Speaking Tip from Peyton Manning2019-09-21T18:44:30-05:00

Help Us Celebrate

We need your help to celebrate turning 30! We’ve just launched our new website, as well as our revamped newsletter, and a fresh look for all of our social media channels. If you’ll take just a brief second to help us spread the word, we’ll give you a chance to win a FREE WORKSHOP REGISTRATION (valued [...]

Help Us Celebrate2019-09-21T18:44:30-05:00

Public Speaking Lessons from John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address

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 [...]

Public Speaking Lessons from John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address2019-09-21T18:44:33-05:00

Overcoming Brain Freeze: Speaking With Confidence for Non-Native Speakers

Nancy Vason Nancy has been coaching executives at Speechworks for ten years. She teaches Business Communication in the Georgia Tech MBA program. During her former career with Bellsouth, she was a sales skills instructor and wrote speeches for C-level executives. She has also worked as a performance consultant, developing training programs to improve [...]

Overcoming Brain Freeze: Speaking With Confidence for Non-Native Speakers2019-09-21T18:44:34-05:00